Greater Cambridge Partnership
The Greater Cambridge Partnership is the local delivery body for a City Deal with central Government, bringing powers and investment, worth up to £1 billion over 15 years, to vital improvements in infrastructure, supporting and accelerating the creation of 44,000 new jobs, 33,500 new homes and 420 additional apprenticeships.
The partnership of councils, business and academia will work together, and with partners and local communities, to grow and share prosperity and improve quality of life for the people of Greater Cambridge, now and in the future.
The five partners are:
- Cambridge City Council
- Cambridgeshire County Council
- South Cambridgeshire District Council
- University of Cambridge
- Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Local Enterprise Partnership
It is the largest of several City Deal programmes taking place in the UK and brings key partners together to work with communities, businesses and industry leaders to support the continued growth of one of the world’s leading tourism and business destinations.
The Greater Cambridge city region has achieved growth and success on an international scale, with an enviable status as a global hub of technology and innovation.
With the University of Cambridge at its heart, Greater Cambridge is a world-leading centre for research, innovation and technology which has led to the ‘Cambridge Phenomenon’ – a unique ecosystem of bright minds, commerce and local investment.