Oxford to Cambridge Expressway

OXFORD TO CAMBRIDGE GROWTH CORRIDOR

In November 2017, The National Infrastructure Commission released its final report on the Oxford to Cambridge Growth Corridor project. The project, aims to build a new expressway road from Oxford to Cambridge, in order to facilitate growth in housing and industry along its route. 

In September this year, Highways England announced their preferred corridor for where the final route of the Expressway will be built. You can read their report here

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/corridor-announced-to-unlock-full-potential-of-englands-economic-heartland

Highways England have launched their official page for the Oxford to Cambridge Expressway project and it’s a good place to start if you want to learn more about this scheme. You’ll be able to read the strategy and progress reports as well as keep up to date with their current news.

https://highwaysengland.co.uk/projects/oxford-to-cambridge-expressway/

Like any large infrastructure project, especially one that will have major impacts on our county of Oxfordshire, it’s worth mentioning that there have been various actions groups and initiatives set up that challenge the entire concept of the Expressway. You can visit their website here:

Expressway Action Group: https://www.expresswayactiongroup.com