The North West Cambridge Public Art  as part of the North West Cambridge Development is an urban extension of Cambridge which is managed by the University of Cambridge. The Contemporary Art Society and Insite Arts are working together to deliver the Art Programme for this development. This project is a significant one for Cambridge, it is ambitious in scale and aims to create a mixed use, sustainable and diverse community. The focus is on quality design and urban planning, a rich social mix of uses, and a deep seated appreciation for the natural landscape.


The art programme will be delivered over time during the development build and after people have moved in. The art programme aims to help to create a dynamic place, identity and community for the University. The aim of the programme is to respond to location, the needs of those who use the development and the existing communities surrounding the area. Each art commission will look to enhance the unique identity of this site and to raise a standard of integrated public art that will be recognised locally but also nationally and internationally.

The art programme includes-