Oxford-Cambridge Arc: Time to deliver

More than a year ago, Robert Jenrick hailed the corridor between Oxford and Cambridge as “one of the greatest opportunities for economic growth in Europe”.

But since then, these words from the recently appointed secretary of state for housing appear somewhat hollow, as the development of what is now known as the Oxford-Cambridge Arc has been slower than anticipated.

Indeed, plans including the creation of five new towns in the South East could yet fail over a lack of vision, argued panellists at EG’s Oxford-Cambridge Arc – One Year On event, held at the Francis Crick Institute