City Council gives go ahead for consultation on planning guide for the Waterside area

City Council gives go ahead for consultation on planning guide for the Waterside area

Nottingham City Council took an important step towards its vision for a new neighbourhood along the banks of the River Trent today (Tuesday 16 October 2018). The City Council’s Executive Board gave its approval for a consultation on the Waterside Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) – which sets out the city’s vision for the area and […]

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Nottingham’s Urban Room officially opens on Carrington Street

Nottingham’s Urban Room officially opens on Carrington Street

Nottingham’s Urban Room was officially opened in Carrington Street last night (Thursday 27 September). The special event included guests Mike Baulcombe, Regional Director for Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and Cllr Jane Urquhart, Portfolio Holder for Planning, Housing and Regeneration at Nottingham City Council. The Urban Room concept was first introduced in the 2014 Farrell […]

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Nottingham’s heritage assets to be celebrated and given extra protection

Nottingham’s heritage assets to be celebrated and given extra protection

Nottingham’s historic buildings that are not currently formally recognised are going to be given extra protection under a new scheme being introduced by the City Council. The council has approved the adoption of a heritage local list, which will ensure that a number of the city’s most treasured heritage assets currently not given national protection […]

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Council scheme offers further protection for private tenants

Council scheme offers further protection for private tenants

Nottingham City Council today took another important step in its drive to continue raising standards in private rented properties and provide quality housing for all. A new scheme of Additional Licensing for Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs or shared houses) has been given approval today (Tuesday 18 September 2018) by the council’s Executive Board. Additional […]

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Nottingham City Council aims for safer and better standards for city tenants

Nottingham City Council aims for safer and better standards for city tenants

Fire hazards, faulty boilers and falling ceilings are just a few of the issues faced by Nottingham’s private rented tenants at the hands of bad landlords. A report [1] by the Building Research Establishment (BRE) 2016 estimated that 21% of Nottingham’s private rented properties are likely to have ‘Category 1’ hazards including exposed wiring, dangerous boilers, cold […]

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City Council seeks views on proposed new licensing scheme for landlords of shared house rentals

City Council seeks views on proposed new licensing scheme for landlords of shared house rentals

A consultation on a new licensing scheme for landlords renting out shared houses is running until 20 July 2018 and the City Council is urging residents, tenants, landlords and letting agents to have their say on the proposals. An Additional Licensing for Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) was introduced in parts of Nottingham in 2014 […]

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Lenton transformed as major social housing project completes

Lenton transformed as major social housing project completes

One of the biggest housing regeneration projects in the city for decades has been completed in Lenton by Nottingham City Council and Nottingham City Homes. Over four years of development has seen the area completely transformed, with five tower blocks demolished to make way for 142 homes, including bungalows, flats, family homes and an award-winning […]

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Final details confirmed for licensing scheme to improve private rented housing in Nottingham

Final details confirmed for licensing scheme to improve private rented housing in Nottingham

The details of a new scheme aiming to provide better standards for Nottingham’s private rented tenants were given final approval today (Tuesday 17 April 2018)  by the City Council’s Executive Board ahead of being rolled out from 1 August this year. Final details have been agreed for the selective licensing scheme, which will mean landlords […]

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Regeneration boost for Bulwell as Lidl store prepares to open its doors

Regeneration boost for Bulwell as Lidl store prepares to open its doors

  National supermarket chain Lidl UK opens its first store in Bulwell this week, bringing new jobs and new life to a site which has been vacant for almost 20 years. The store, situated on Jennison Street off Main Street in Bulwell, will be officially opened at 8am on Thursday 22 February, in a ceremony […]

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