More than 550 science and technology researchers, architects, conservation groups, university vice-chancellors, local councillors and businesses, civil servants and property industry leaders convened at The Francis Crick Institute this week (Nov 26) for our 2019 Oxford-Cambridge Arc Conference in partnership with EG.
Property chiefs are calling for the creation of an Olympic-style body to deliver the homes and infrastructure needed to create a supercluster within the Oxford-Cambridge Arc, warning that a lack of new housing, workspace and suitable infrastructure threatens to stifle growth in the region by pricing out talent and businesses.
Cambridge’s first purpose-built mosque - project led and planned by Bidwells - has won the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) East of England Regional Awards, the British Construction Industry Awards (BCIA), and the Structural Timber Awards
Bidwells is today launching its 2019 Golden Triangle Bike Ride, which will see riders take on the challenge of a new 180km course, while enjoying the picturesque scenery from Oxford to Cambridge via Milton Keynes – all in aid of cancer support charity Maggie’s.
The stratospheric success of the Oxford-Cambridge Arc knowledge economy has driven office rents in the region up by 11.9% in a year – compared to the 2.2% average growth in prime rents in the UK outside London