Green light for 50,000 sqm Huawei research facility in Cambs despite heritage impacts

A Chinese telecommunications company has won consent for a 50,000 square metre research and development centre in South Cambridgeshire, after officers advised that the scheme's "substantial" economic benefits outweighed the "significant harm" caused to the setting of a nearby Iron Age fort.

by David Blackman
A visualisation of the permitted Huawei development in Sawston, Cambs. Pic: Huawei Technologies UK
A visualisation of the permitted Huawei development in Sawston, Cambs. Pic: Huawei Technologies UK

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