Thursday, 17 October 2013

City Council And Local Residents Receive National Award For Street Naming And Numbering

Cambridge City Council has been awarded a street naming and numbering award at this year’s Geoplace Exemplar Awards. The award was achieved for best example of local involvement in street naming and numbering and recognises the excellent collaboration between the city council and the local community in naming new streets at Clay Farm and Trumpington Meadows.

In particular the award recognised the excellent engagement by the city council with both the Trumpington Residents Association and the Local History Group.

The 2013 Exemplar Awards recognise excellence and good practice in local government and are designed to capture projects which make a difference.

Cllr Tim Ward, Executive Councillor for Planning and Climate Change, said: "I am delighted that this award which recognises the excellent working relationship achieved between council officers and the local community and history group has been received."

Nick Milne, who manages street naming and numbering on behalf of the city council, received the award at the Geoplace Conference which was held at the Institute of Education in London on 9 October.

Details of city council street naming policy is available athttps://www.cambridge.gov.uk/street-naming-and-property-numbering.

Further details of Geoplace Awards 2013 can be found at www.geoplace.co.uk.