North West Cambridge development, Cambridge

The University of Cambridge planned to develop its estate and expand its academic and research facilities

Turner & Townsend were appointed in July 2009 to provide programme, project and technical support management services for phase one.

Key information

Date started: 2013

Completion date: 2018

Client’s requirements

As one of the world’s leading Universities, the University of Cambridge planned to develop its estate and expand its academic and research facilities and provide affordable accommodation for its key workers.  Outline planning permission was secured in August 2012 to develop 150 hectares of farmland in its ownership to meet this need and include extensive site infrastructure, landscaping and facilities.

Phase 1 development comprises:

Our contribution

Turner & Townsend were appointed in July 2009 to provide programme, project and technical support management services for phase one. We have led the team responsible for securing outline planning permission for the development and are now providing programme and project management’s services for the delivery of the construction works.

Key aspects of our role include:

Making the difference

We were selected for our ability to understand the challenges faced by the University, and the breadth of expertise and experience offered by both the team proposed for the commission and the wider organisation.

For further information contact:

Peter Cummings
Director

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