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A city centre brownfield site is being transformed with £20 million from the Levelling Up Fund.
A new and interactive science lab will be created with education space for up to 1700 students studying:
The Living Lab forms part of the new Anglia Ruskin University’s Peterborough campus.
The Living Lab will host events and exhibitions such as a festival of ideas. This will showcase the city’s Net Zero future by using:
The Living Lab will also help to:
Professor Ross Renton, Principal of Anglia Ruskin University Peterborough, said:
This funding will help us deliver a fantastic learning environment. A first-class university will help increase opportunities, improve social mobility, and provide an economic boost to the local economy, while the Living Lab will offer a unique, hands-on science space that will be a fabulous asset for the city and wider region.
Awards from the Levelling Up Fund will support all 3 phases of the Peterborough campus development.
The investment will re-establish the embankment, making a community green space. A landmark bridge will also link the new Fletton Quays to the city centre.
Other regeneration projects in the city will focus on:
The first phase of the new university campus opened in September 2022. The Living Lab is expected to open in 2024.
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