Creating a home for three of the world’s trillion-dollar companies - my CB1 journey
It has taken over 16 years to transform the 26 acres of land surrounding the Central Cambridge Station. A city constrained by its heritage and greenbelt that encircles and restricts it, has now cemented itself at the centre of global research activity.
Planning authorities need to handle waste and minerals correctly
As a result of net-zero legislation (including the Carbon Budget Order 2021) and the ongoing climate crisis, there is an ongoing systemic shift towards low-carbon and renewable energy for homes and businesses. This shift is supported by changes in the collection and treatment of waste made by the forthcoming Environmental Bill 2020 which is currently awaiting it’s third reading in the House of Lords.
Will a Spatial Framework help double nature in the Oxford-Cambridge Arc?
The consultation on the Arc Spatial Framework is a golden opportunity to begin efficiently delivering environmental enhancement at scale across the Oxford-Cambridge Arc – and better integrate development, says Bidwells’ Henry Moore.
Why is driving prosperity and growth in the centre of the arc so important?
It’s no secret that Cambridge has led in growing life sciences, with notable acceleration over the past decade. Trailblazing companies, AstraZeneca being one, have relocated to the area and enhanced its growth.
South Cambridgeshire District Council and Cambridge City Council (Greater Cambridge) are currently consulting on a new Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) which includes an ambitious Biodiversity Net Gain target for planning applications. Planning Associate, Anthony Child explains more in his blog.