Greater Cambridge/Greater Peterborough

The Greater Cambridge/Greater Peterborough Enterprise Partnership includes Rutland.

The LEP is one of seven LEP areas in the East Midlands, some of which overlap with each other or extend into other counties. For further information on LEPs and all the LEP areas covering the region click here.

The following description of Greater Cambridge/Greater Peterborough is taken from their website:

“The Greater Cambridge/Greater Peterborough Enterprise Partnership is focused on helping to drive forward sustainable economic growth in our area – with local business, education providers, the third sector and the public sector working together to achieve this.”

In January 2014, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs published a map showing the rural and urban areas covered by Greater Cambridge/Greater Peterborough, which can be viewed here.

How to contact Greater Cambridge/Greater Peterborough


Address: Building 137, Alconbury Weald Enterprise Campus, Alconbury Airfield, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire PE28 4WX

Telephone: 01733 602009


Twitter: @YourLEP


Greater Cambridge/Greater Peterborough has made their final EU Structural and Investment Fund strategy available, which provides detail on how they want to spend their EU allocation of money and which priorities and opt-ins they are interested in exploring. 

Their final strategy, which provide an opportunity to look at where there might be a role for the VCS in the new programme and how the LEP intends to work with the sector to deliver the EU thematic priorities, including the social inclusion priority, is available to download here.

Priority areas

Here is a link to the priority areas for Greater Cambridge/Greater Peterborough LEP. Below each priority area is a list of individuals within the VCS who are interested in working in partnership to deliver collaborative projects within the priority area.

These pages were developed following One East Midlands Reach & Impact project, in partnership with ACEVO, running a series of workshops across the Greater Cambridge/Greater Peterborough area in late 2013 and early 2014 to help third sector organisations, funding advisers and development workers start to prepare and think about how taking advantage of opportunities in the next EU Structural and Investment Funds 2014-20 programme.

If you would like to get in contact with one of these individuals to discuss working in collaboration with them or if you would like to be added to one of the lists email

Funding allocation

The LEP funding allocation for Greater Cambridge/Greater Peterborough was confirmed by the Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills on 17 April 2014 as €75.2million.

Useful Greater Cambridge/Greater Peterborough resources

In addition to those linked to above, we will shortly be providing below a list of resources produced by or relating to Greater Cambridge/Greater Peterborough may be of interest to you. This list will be added to but we would also recommend keeping an eye on the Greater Cambridge/Greater Peterborough website for updated information.