Mistrust of the development sector is at an all-time high. How can the new Local Plan avoid making the same mistakes as last time?
Author - Sam Davies
Green Belt housing on Wort’s Causeway needs a rethink
Why Greater Cambridge Shared Planning needs to force the developers back to the drawing board.
Transport project cost overruns will affect us all
The Fendon Road roundabout redesign has escalated from £0.8m to £1.8m – where is the extra £1m going to come from?
Biomedical Campus and GCP have some explaining to do
GCP needs to come and talk to all of the affected communities around the Campus – now
What is a liveable neighbourhood?
Liveable neighbourhoods mean stronger communities and better quality of life for all who live in them.
When authorities won’t listen to themselves
You might expect the council's Highways team would forbid pavement blocking by building contractors at critical sites.
Negotiating the elephant on the A1307
5,000 new jobs are coming to the Biomedical Campus by the middle of next year, with no extra transport provision for them.
Can we have joined-up local government?
Confusion and blame-passing is almost daily between Planning (City Council) and Highways (County Council). We deserve better.
Concrete is not the only solution
Aren’t you just loving the 2017 election season? In the local elections, we had weeks of talk about headline-grabbing transport infrastructure projects. Most candidates stated an ambition to solve the region’s transport...
Where is the Hills Road cycleway project review?
Successful businesses are built on the maxim “If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it”. So imagine for a moment that one of Cambridge’s world-leading businesses instituted a project which overran its budget by...