Photos: Developer contributions have funded improvements to play areas and open spaces, and public art
What are developer contributions? Developer contributions (also known as S106 contributions) are paid by developers in order to mitigate the impact of new homes and other buildings, which create extra demands on local facilities.
- Find out more about our approach to S106
What difference do they make? Every ward in Cambridge benefits from new or improved facilities funded from S106 contributions. These include community meeting rooms, play areas, open spaces, sports centres, and public art.
- Find out more about S106 projects
Did you know? We have secured £4 million for open spaces in Cambridge to help mitigate the impact of development. A further 135 hectares of public open space is being provided as part of the major growth sites on the city's southern and northwest fringes. See Open Spaces and S106 [PDF, 35kB].
How does S106 priority-setting work? Annual funding rounds give local residents and groups the opportunity to seek S106 funding for local projects.
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What's changing? The way councils can collect funding from developers to pay for improved local infrastructure is changing. New S106 contributions have to be for specific projects.
- Find out more about changes to S106 funding