How we did it: Deallocating green belt land

Chancellor George Osborne suggested earlier this year that more councils should release green belt sites provided they allocate replacement green areas. How did Cambridge go about a deallocation from 2000 onwards?

by Colin Marrs
Cambridge biomedical campus: built on deallocated land
Cambridge biomedical campus: built on deallocated land

Sign in to continue

Sign in

Trouble signing in?

Reset password: Click here


Call: 020 8267 8121


  • 14 days access to subscriber-only content



Prices from £350 /pa*

  • Full access to for 12 months with monthly print issues
  • Track the latest CIL developments with our live table
  • Easily keep up-to-date with the essential planning news, analysis, and policy amendments by having it delivered directly to you with the Planning Daily bulletin

Choose a Package

*For bespoke corporate packages please email or call us on 01452 835820.