The Cambridge Biomedical Campus, one of the largest biomedical research clusters in the world, is soon to be home to Astra Zeneca, a hotel and the relocated Papworth Hospital.Parker's Piece hosted the first ever game of Association football.Cambridge is home to the world-renowned University of Cambridge, which was founded in 1209.
In the 19th century, in common with many other English towns, Cambridge expanded rapidly, due in part to increased life expectancy and improved agricultural production leading to increased trade in town markets.
For the city in Massachusetts, United States, see Cambridge, Massachusetts.
For the city in Ontario, Canada, see Cambridge, Ontario.
The city's skyline is dominated by several college buildings, along with the spire of the Our Lady and the English Martyrs Church, the chimney of Addenbrooke's Hospital and St John's College Chapel tower.
Anglia Ruskin University, evolved from the Cambridge School of Art and the Cambridgeshire College of Arts and Technology, also has its main campus in the city.