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Estates Division leads the charge for fleet electrification

6 June 2024

A delivery was made today (Thursday 6 June) of two new electric pool cars for use by Estates Division staff. The vehicles feature an attractive new University branded car wrap that highlights the University’s commitment to environmental sustainability and improving air quality. Aiming for 100% electric University-owned...

New milestone for the Ray Dolby Centre as construction is completed

31 May 2024

The completion and handover of the Ray Dolby Centre, the new home for the Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics at the University of Cambridge, has taken place on Thursday 30 May 2024. Designed by Jestico + Whiles and completed by Bouygues UK, this state-of-the-art facility will support the Cavendish’s world-leading...

Sustainability Showcase 2024

21 May 2024

The University of Cambridge Environmental Sustainability Team's Sustainability Showcase 2024 will celebrate and inspire with the finest examples of sustainability at Cambridge. The Storeys Field Community Centre at Eddington will host this year's Showcase event , which takes place 20 June from 1-4pm. The event kicks off...

Transition Live at the University Farm

16 May 2024

The University Farm hosted one of the most important new agricultural events on the UK farming calendar last week (9 May 2024) – Transition Live, in partnership with Farmers Weekly . The event aims to secure a sustainable future for food production and land management by bringing farmers, policymakers and industry experts...

Reprographics focuses on service and sustainability

9 April 2024

The Reprographics Centre , based at Old Schools, provides an ever-expanding variety of services for Estates Division staff, other divisions and departments, as well as colleges, students, private customers and small businesses. Recent work undertaken by the team included event programmes, place cards, name badges, and...

Revised cycleway and footpath layout on JJ Thomson Avenue

25 March 2024

The cycling and pedestrian access route along JJ Thomson Avenue has been adapted while the Whittle Laboratory project takes place. A new improved cycleway has been built along the east side of the road. This is generally directional and segregated from the footpath. At the new temporary spur road junction adjacent to The...

The emerging story of our Estate

21 March 2024

What are the latest developments of Reshaping our Estate? We spoke to John Dennis, the Lead Academic Sponsor of Reshaping our Estate, and David Cardwell, the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Strategy and Planning, to discover the latest insights of the programme. For those who may not be aware of Reshaping our Estate, how would you...

Asset Digitisation pilot phase completed

4 March 2024

The pilot phase of a new programme to improve the quality, consistency and reliability of the information that we hold about the assets (from lifts, boilers and air conditioning equipment, to fire extinguishers and emergency lighting test switches) in the University of Cambridge buildings has been successfully completed...

Standing Tall this spring

1 March 2024

The University of Cambridge is supporting Cambridge Standing Tall , an art sculpture trail delivered by Break – a local charity working across Cambridgeshire to raise the aspirations of young people in care. After the success of Cows about Cambridge in 2021, Break, together with delivery partners Wild in Art, will be...

Botanic Garden Visitor Centre gets the green light

19 February 2024

Planning permission has been granted for a new Ticket Office to be built at the eastern entrance to the Botanic Garden on Station Road. The new structure will replace the current Ticket Office, which is not adequate for welcoming the huge numbers of visitors (around 350,000) that the Garden attracts each year. The new...