St John’s Innovation Park invents ‘wonky cycleway’

At Camcycle we look through many planning applications and write objections in cases where developers are proposing cycle infrastructure or facilities that do not meet the standards or requirements of planning rules. We normally work through the usual planning systems and try to get problems fixed through comments, feedback and discussions. However, in the case
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Proposals for development at Netherhall Farm will lock in a car-dependent future

decrepit cut-through in the existing estate

Sometimes a planning application comes along and you can see just how little developers actually care about sustainable transport, despite bold claims. The absurdity here is captured by this pair of photos above (inset photo courtesy of Sam Davies).

Once built out, 400 more homes from this and another green belt site will depend
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Camcycle calls on councillors to support safe routes for shoppers at Cambridge Retail Park

Like shopping hubs across the region, Cambridge Retail Park (CRP) wants to increase footfall and build customer confidence as we emerge from the lockdown period. However, it seems less concerned with the safety of those walking and cycling to access its shops.

Last December, we reported that CRP was seeking to overturn the planning condition
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Our objection letter to the Bourn Airfield development

We have just submitted a formal letter of objection to application S/3440/18/OL, the Bourn Airfield outline planning application. The objection focuses primarily on the shortcomings of the walking and cycling network within the site, and also the poor and relatively meagre proposal for a single walking/cycling improvement along the A1303 – Madingley Road.

One of
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