Alongside supporting our partners to deliver the Oxford to Cambridge Environment Principles, we see that through working in partnership, at scale and with the Environment at the heart of decision making we can support to ensure it is:
Large scale growth will continue within the region regardless of the delivery mechanism (be it centrally or locally led) and this vision remains important to the Environment Agency, driving our ambitions for this significant strategic area.
To realise these opportunities, we have adopted the following approach:
To aid delivery, our current projects and areas of work can be broadly aligned under three key themes:
These themes are closely aligned to the ambitions set out in the Cambridge Environment Principles.
To achieve our ambitions and maximise opportunities within the area the Environment Agency Oxford to Cambridge Team perform three overarching functions: