In the recent weeks, there have been an increase in abusive language and aggressive behaviour towards Greater Anglia staff at the Cambridge Main ticket office. In order for employees to claim your 10% rail discount on monthly or annual season tickets, employees MUST complete the form shown above and submit to the staff at the Cambridge Main or Ely ticket office. Violation of this may result in individuals being excluded from the scheme and future discounts being suspended. High resolution of the form can be downloaded from here.
Latest figures announced this week indicate, more than three million passengers chose to leave their car and catch the Park & Ride in 2018. Passenger journeys increased by nearly 250,000 over the last year as thousands more people used Park & Ride services to get into the city. There were more than 261,000 journeys on Park & Ride services in January – up more than 15% compared to the same time last year.
Drivers can leave their car for free at sites at Madingley, Milton, Trumpington, Newmarket Road, and Babraham and pay just £3 for a return service into Cambridge. For more information seehere.
Cambridge City Council and South Cambridgeshire District Council have jointly prepared the North East Cambridge Area Action Plan (NECAAP) – Issues and Options 2019 document for public consultation. A summary of the document can be found here.
The consultation document explores how this area could be transformed into a pedestrian and cycle friendly district, creating the opportunity for thousands of new energy efficient homes and jobs. All would be supported by new community and leisure facilities, shops and green spaces. The consultation is running for 6 weeks from Monday 11 February until 5pm on Monday 25 March 2019.
Seven drop in events are proposed in the area. This is your chance to come and talk with one of the planning officers about the plan and how plans can be submitted to the Councils. Below are key dates which would be relevant for employees. For other locations, please see here.
McAleer & Rushe Contracts UK have been appointed by Brookgate for the construction of a new 217 bed Novotel Hotel at Cambridge North Station (CNS). Main contract works will commence on Monday 25 February 2019 with Practical Completion scheduled for September 2020.
The Multi-Utility Trench (MUT) works will be carried out end of March and substantially completed by end of March 2020. The new utilities are being placed for this phase of works but also for future phases. This will have significant impact on pedestrians and cyclists (both to and from the station). When these services extend into this strip adjacent to Cowley Road it will require the full closure of this cycle and footpath until the end of October 2019. This closure will require the diversion of cyclists and pedestrians down the pathway of the guided bus route.
End of March 2019, following activities will take place:
Please note these dates may change depending on the progress of works onsite.
A brand new public bridleway has officially been opened in Cottenham. A new 1.2km leisure route will provide local cyclists, pedestrians and horse riders a direct connection between Rampton Road, Les King Wood and Broad Lane. The work included cutting back trees and shrubs, improvements to the surface of paths, removal of old kissing gates, the installation of replacement equestrian friendly gates and the installation of post and rail fencing.