Draft North East Cambridge Area Action Plan

Representation ID: 56162

Received: 05/10/2020

Respondent: U+I PLC.

Agent: We are Town

Representation Summary:

We accept the need to contribute to NEC-wide infrastructure as well as to provide that necessary to support
development of the Core Site. However, the late production of the Infrastructure Delivery Plan, coupled with the
associated viability work, has a number of significant implications. It means that assertions as to the level of development
(and hence scale, density and building heights) required across NEC to support the infrastructure development and place
making cannot be tested. Also there is a risk of early developments not being sufficiently caught – either due to existing
(modest) capacity or by failure to have an appropriate infrastructure tariff or similar in place.
Aspirations for early funding of strategic infrastructure but this must be cashflowed by public sector (eg use of PWLB