Delivered as part of the Cross City Cycling package, the Ditton Lane project set out to reduce congestion and improve air quality, health, and road safety.

The project sought to better link Fen Ditton village and the Fison Road area with the primary school, link to new housing developments and connect with national cycle network routes 11 and 51.

The project delivered:

  • A shared use foot and cycleway between Fison Road and High Ditch Road on the east side of Ditton Lane
  • A widened foot and cycleway on both sides of Horningsea Road between High Ditch Road and just north of Fen Ditton primary school
  • A new toucan crossing north of Fen Ditton primary school
  • An upgrade of the High Street puffin crossing to a toucan crossing
  • Extended bollards and fencing on the approach to the school
  • Widening of the footway on the west side of the green area on Ditton Lane
  • Daffodil bulbs planted along the embankment slope

Cross City Cycling

Cross City Cycling map

In 2016 following consultation with the public, the executive board agreed a package of five projects.

The Cross City Cycling package, which sought to make it safer and easier for people to travel by bike, consisted of five schemes:

  • Arbury Road
  • Cambridge North railway station and science park
  • Ditton Lane and links to east Cambridge
  • Hills Road and Cambridge Biomedical Campus
  • Fulbourn and Cherry Hinton eastern access

All schemes were completed by 2021.


Cross City Cycling background documents

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