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Cambridge Centre for Housing & Planning Research


This work aimed to assess: (1) The current economic profile of Wisbech; (2) The likely future economic role of Wisbech under different scenarios; (3) The sectors most likely to have potential for future employment growth; and to make (4) Make broad recommendations for future economic and spatial strategies to 2020.

Economic analysis of the Wisbech travel to work area

The University of Cambridge was commissioned to undertake an economic analysis of the Wisbech travel to work area in order to help address the current and future challenges facing Wisbech and to maximise the opportunities available to the town and its surrounding area as set out in the Wisbech 2020 Vision.

CCHPR Contact


Cambridgeshire County Council

Fenland District Council

University of Cambridge

Project Start Date

21st February 2013