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Cambridge South East Transport Study

Cambridge South East Transport Study Consultation 2018

Consultation Details

A1307, A1301, Abington, Addenbrookes, Babraham, Babraham Park & Ride, Babraham Research Campus, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge South East Transport Study, Gog Magog Hills, Granta Park, Great Abington, Haverhill, Horseheath, Little Abington, Linton, Sawston, Shelford, Stapleford

Consultation Started
09 Feb 2018

Consultation Ends
09 Apr 2018


Contact Information

Contact: The Greater Cambridge Partnership
Service: Calls are routed through Cambridgeshire County Council Contact Centre
Telephone: 01223 699906

Greater Cambridge Partnership SH1317
Shire Hall
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CB3 0AP, United Kingdom.


Cambridge South East Transport Study

Have your say on

  • New public transport links
  • New and improved walking and cycling routes
  • Road safety improvements

This consultation is open, please complete the survey by Monday 9 April 2018.


As part of our plans to improve the infrastructure in Cambridge and South Cambridgeshire, the Greater Cambridge Partnership has identified three strategies which will help deliver faster, more reliable and high-quality public transport links for journeys to the south east of Cambridge. 

All three long-term strategies include bus priority, junction improvements, walking and cycling measures and road safety improvements along the A1307 between Haverhill and Cambridge. It is intended to progress these works, subject to consultation as quickly as possible. 

Longer-term public transport improvements consist of three high-level strategies, these are: 

  • Strategy 1 - a new dedicated Mass Rapid Transit route between the A11 and the Cambridge Biomedical Campus via Sawston, Stapleford, Great Shelford with onward connection to the city centre. It would partly following the route of the dismantled railway line. The multi-user path alongside the proposed transport route could form part of the Sawston Greenway.
  • Strategy 2 - an inbound bus lane from Babraham Research Campus to Babraham Road Park & Ride and a new dedicated public transport link between the Park & Ride and Cambridge Biomedical Campus, with onward connection the city centre.
  • Strategy 3 - inbound bus lanes from Babraham Research Campus to the Addenbrooke's Hospital roundabout with onward connection to the city centre.
  • All three strategies include a new Park & Ride site close to the A11

Aims of the scheme:

- Provide for faster and more reliable journeys for those travelling into, out of and around south east Cambridge

- Reduce congestion and improve air quality 

- Facilitate sustainable development, particularly at key strategic, economic and housing sites. 

- Support our local businesses by addressing the transport barriers which restrict growth. 

How to have your say:

Whether you live, work, or travel through the area, we are keen to hear your views.

To have your say on the Cambridge South East Transport Study, please fill in our consultation survey that is now live. Alternatively, come along to one of our events and join in the conversation online #CambridgeSouthEast

Contact and next steps:

You can also find out more information and speak to the project team at one of our upcoming consultation events

To contact the Partnership, email, alternatively, you can call us on 01223 699906, or write to us at Greater Cambridge Partnership, SH1317, Shire Hall, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 0AP.

We can also be found on Twitter @GreaterCambs and Facebook.

This consultation will close at 23.59 on 9 April. All responses will be collated and evaluated by Cambridgeshire County Council's Research Team. Once this work is complete, anonymised responses will be published. These responses will also inform further technical work on the options. 

In summer 2018, the Executive Board will consider how to proceed with the project and whether to choose a preferred strategy to develop in more detail. 


Cambridge South East Transport Study Consultation Leaflet

  • pdf
  • 4.04 MB

Published on 06 Mar 2018

Summary of the consultation brochure

Cambridge South East Transport Study Consultation Brochure

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  • 7.18 MB

Published on 06 Mar 2018