In addition, the Combined Authority has allocated significant sums
towards transport improvements (including £10.5m specifically to the
road system around Wisbech), housing developments, and developing
the proposal for a Cambridge Autonomous Metro. It has also secured
around £200 million from the Housing Infrastructure fund⁷².
Also of note is the fact that in June 2018, the CPCA signed a formal
agreement towards forming an official Partnership Accord with
The Combined Authority earmarked these as its key projects in
l Commencing work on an Outline Business Case for the Cambridge
l Bringing forward a Strategic Outline Case for improvements to the A10
connecting Ely to Cambridge.
l Conducting a feasibility study for a road link crossing the River Great
l Providing support for the reinstatement of the rail link between Wisbech
l Working to develop an interim train station at Cambridge South, and
formalising further plans for train stations at Alconbury and Soham.
l Completing a full business case in support of a university in Peterborough.
l Utilising the opportunities provided via devolution of adult education.
l Directly delivering 2000 new affordable homes by 2021/22.
l Developing strategic economic plans for each market town in the
Combined Authority area.
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