UK’s regions are entering a new cycle of urban regeneration, as they reinvent their cities to make them relevant in a world of global connectivity and rapid urban growth, writes Georgina Power of MIPIM.
The Cambridge-Milton Keynes-Oxford corridor is heralded by the National Infrastructure Commission as one of the UK’s biggest ever economic and property development schemes. The corridor focuses on a string of knowledge and life science hubs stretching from Cambridge to Oxford.
To fulfil its economic potential, CaMKOx needs around one million new homes up to 2050, says NIC, who launched a consultation into the preferred route for the central section of the new East-West Rail service connecting Cambridge with Oxford earlier this year.
For the moment though, some buttons are on pause as the country waits to see the outcome of Brexit.