The growth of Cambridge
We are at a pivotal point in the future development of Cambridge – one of Western Europe’s fastest growing cities. Widely regarded as a key driver for the financial stability of the East of England, Cambridge is also seen as an engine for UK growth and economic recovery. Regularly referred to by Government ministers and located less than an hour from London, Cambridge is a target for inward investment (public and private) and is facing change on an unprecedented scale.
Growth is good and essential to maintain the prosperity of local residents and to feed into the national economy. But it must also be sustainable to ensure that the character, ambience and qualities that make Cambridge so special are protected. We must not strangle the goose that lays the golden eggs.