Prime Minister David Cameron has sanctioned a £1.4 billion boost for rail and road infrastructure in Cambridge, East Anglia and the UK – and the Government is even considering building and selling the 10,000 new homes envisaged for the greatly delayed Northstowe new town north of Cambridge.
The Government’s proposed road improvement programme will benefit the logistics market in many parts of the UK by unlocking hundreds of hectares of development land and encouraging rental growth – according to new research from property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton in Cambridge.
Virgin Media has moved into Papworth, near Cambridge UK, in a move designed to double the rate of broadband network expansion and slash the cost of rollout by 33 per cent.
Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has praised the new owners of Stansted Airport for a growth blueprint that could support an extra 10,000 jobs on site and generate £4.6 billion for the economy.
Uniserve Holdings Ltd and landowner Trinity College Cambridge have all the planning consents they need to push ahead with an exciting new facility at the Port of Felixstowe that is expected to provide a massive boost to international trade.
The heart of a new town being built north of Cambridge has been unveiled as developers submitted detailed plans.
Three local service providers have signed agreements with CityFibre, the company behind Peterborough’s new pure fibre optic internet network, to offer businesses gigabit speed connectivity over the Peterborough CORE.
Cranfield University has developed a predictive risk model to help reduce the cost of flooding on railways in the UK.
An innovative City Deal that could see a £billion investment in the Greater Cambridge area has been signed by Government, Council leaders, businesses and the University of Cambridge. The signing at Cambridge UK technology leader Featurespace is the latest step in securing potentially hundreds of millions of pounds of extra money that will be invested in improving transport and facilitate housing delivery in the Cambridge and South Cambridgeshire area.
A new report from a Cambridge UK technology specialist says smart parking initiatives are still in low gear and need to be changed up to overdrive to build smarter cities and accelerate the Machine2Machine revolution.
The Port of Felixstowe has taken another step towards becoming a home for the next generation of mega vessels.
A £100 million carrot to fund infrastructure projects has been dangled in front of UK enterprise zones including three in the East of England – Alconbury, Gt Yarmouth and Lowestoft, and Enterprise West Essex.
A Cambridge business influencer has set up a meeting with leading Labour figures, including the Shadow Transport Secretary Maria Eagle, to press for a commitment to providing adequate infrastructure to support the region’s growth should there be a change of government at the next General Election.
Construction has started at Lowestoft on a new £4m state-of-the-art customer centre, designed by Norwich-based architects Feilden+Mawson.
Cambridge and the surrounding sub-region make a significant contribution to the national economy, but different groups from unconnected sectors must work more closely together to ensure that the area’s full potential is realised and that growth doesn’t compromise local quality of life.
Brookgate, the Cambridge-based mixed-use development company, has received planning consent for the UK’s largest cycle park and an adjoining 231 room hotel on the Station Square, part of the CB1 masterplan.
- Cambridge spearheads UK energy reduction fight
- £4.25m upgrade for Cambridge rail hub
- Rail capacity to double at Felixstowe
- May Gurney in three-in-a-bid romp
- Fargo’s transport software upgraded
- Atkins wins landmark Hong Kong project
- £50m deal for May Gurney
- £70m Qatar deal for Atkins
- Flexible fencing for flood-hit areas
- May Gurney reveals £4bn bid pipeline
- Government pledges millions to improve A14
- Greener transport strategy needs overhaul
- Guided bus may transport commercial property
- Intelligent transport boosted by Cambridge Consultants
- 1500 jobs and billions more trade in Felixstowe Port expansion
- Anglian Water awards Deritend multi-million pound contract
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