The latest news from the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority:
A new Cambridgeshire and Peterborough strategy for housing, transport and sustainable economic growth has been prepared as an important step towards achieving the Combined Authority’s ambition to deliver over 100,000 new homes and 90,000 new jobs by 2036.
Today (11/01/2017) the Secretary of State for Transport, the Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, visited Queen Adelaide to discuss the proposed works to Ely North junction.The busy junction sees five railway lines intersect to connect Norwich and King's Lynn to Cambridge, Cambridge to London and Ipswich to the Midlands.
A new report recommends a £500 million transport upgrade for travel between Ely and Cambridge- including dualling of the A10.
The confirmation of major Government investment into a new railway station for the south of Cambridge, as part of a wider east-west rail connectivity project, has been hailed by local partners as a ‘significant boost for the region’.
Over £4 million pounds worth of investment into key infrastructure projects across the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough region has been given the go-ahead by the Combined Authority at the Board meeting today (Wednesday 25th October).
An independent review of overground and underground transport options for the Greater Cambridge area has been given the green light by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority and the Greater Cambridge Partnership.
The Combined Authority for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough have today agreed multi-million pounds of investment into transport improvement schemes in the region.