Research & Publications

Over time we have built up an archive of useful research, publications and media articles – some our own and some from third parties – that serve as a useful resource for our Members, academics, business and other bodies and people interested in the future of Cambridge. Please feel free to explore below.

Delivering R&D potential for the UK - the fundamental role of real estate

11 March 2019

In 2018 Bidwells worked with YouGov to understand the requirements and preferences of organisations engaged in R&D activities to provide better for the industry in the future.

Growth ambition for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough must be matched by decision action


Growth ambition for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough must be matched by decisive action. Independent Commission stresses national importance of inclusive growth agenda in Cambridgeshire & Peterborough.

Cambridge: A city state of mind?


Cambridge has been one of the success stories of the past decade, but there are signs emerging that it needs to adopt new strategies to remain in a position of strength.

Growth of Cambridge-based companies remains strong


Newly published data, commissioned by Cambridge Ahead, reveals year-on-year growth of Cambridge-based companies remains strong.

CPIER Interim Report


The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Independent Economic Review (CPIER) has today published its interim report, which has been developed by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Independent Economic Commission (CPIEC).

Cambridge Incubator Space: Engineering, IT & Digital


Authored by David Gill, Managing Director, St John’s Innovation Centre, Cambridge, this report focuses mainly on ‘dry’ facilities typically used by engineering or IT-based start-ups.

Review of wet lab & Incubator Space for the Life Sciences


This report explores the current and future landscape of wet lab and incubator space provision for start-up and early-stage life science companies in the Cambridge sub-region.

Attracting and retaining teachers in Cambridgeshire


The supply and retention of teachers in schools has been identified as a central concern for the city and the region, particularly given that much of the economic growth in and around Cambridge is dependent on the intellectual capabilities and skill sets of its workforce.

Affordable Mass Transit for Cambridge and the Wider Region


Increasing pressure on the transport network and the stifling effect of traffic congestion is a major challenge that needs transformative solutions to maintain growth and the quality of life for those who live and work in and around the city, and beyond.

Cambridge City Council Peer Challenge Feedback Report


Cambridge City Council were pleased to welcome a Local Government Association peer challenge team to the council in December 2017.

Prime Office and Lab Rents in Cambridge Surge Ahead: Bidwells Reports


Strong demand for office and lab space in the ‘Golden Triangle’ outside of London continues to push up rents. The first half of 2017 has seen prime office and lab rents in Cambridge and Oxford surge ahead as the UK continues to refocus towards the ‘knowledge’ economy.

Quality of Life in Cambridge Survey Summer 2014


This 84 page slidedeck gives the results of a survey of thousands of employees which reveals what employees of businesses and organisations feel about their quality of life in Cambridge.

01223 653023


Sarah Brereton, Director, Limewash
01223 813 557

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