Big issues

for the Cambridge area



1 Our economy
2 Transport
3 Social cohesion
4 The NHS
5 Education and skills
6 Agriculture and green spaces
7 Design of buildings and localities
8 Energy and waste
9 Quality of life



What kind of place do we wish the Cambridge area to be in 2050?

What should the local authorities and other bodies be doing now to achieve that?


A summary of our conclusions may be found here. To see more details on the various topics click on the titles to the left.


Some related organisations and previous projects:

  • Cambridge Past, Present and Future
  • Cambridge Ahead
  • Lessons from the development of Cambourne
  • 2030 vision for the Cambridge sub-region
  • Keeping Cambridge Special
  • City of Cambridge local plan, 2014
  • South Cambs local plan, 2014
  • Visions of Cambridge in 2065
  • Claire Ruskin's vision for Cambridge
  • Cambridge Ahead quality of life survey