Photos: S106 contributions fund new or improved play areas, open spaces, sports facilities and public art
What are they? Developer contributions (also known as S106 funds) are paid by developers in order to mitigate the impact of new homes and other buildings, which create extra demands on local facilities.
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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.
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How does S106 priority-setting work? The Council invited proposals for improving play areas, open spaces and community facilities in Cambridge by the end of April. These proposals are now being assessed and funding decisions are due to be made in June. The 2019 S106 funding round has now closed.
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Changes to S106 funding. Since April 2015, the rules governing the use of S106 funding have changed. New S106 contributions have to be for specific projects.
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