Archive by category Planning

Landmark decision for Nottingham as plans to transform Island Site approved

Landmark decision for Nottingham as plans to transform Island Site approved

Nottingham is on the cusp of creating “possibly the biggest regeneration scheme in the UK” as outline plans to transform the high-profile 40-acre former Boots Island site have been approved today (17 April) by Nottingham City Council’s planning committee. Conygar Investment Company PLC intends to transform the site, which has laid derelict for many years, […]

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Restoration work to be carried out on Carrington Street and Station Street’s historic buildings thanks to Heritage Scheme

Restoration work to be carried out on Carrington Street and Station Street’s historic buildings thanks to Heritage Scheme

A grant has been awarded as part of the City Council’s Townscape Heritage Scheme to repair and restore key elements of two historic buildings on Station Street and Carrington Street. Funding has been awarded for the former Police Station on 3-9 Station Street and The Gresham Hotel on Carrington Street. Funding will go towards repairs […]

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Grant from National Lottery to drive forward a Heritage Partnership in Nottingham

Grant from National Lottery to drive forward a Heritage Partnership in Nottingham

Nottingham City Council has received a National Lottery grant to engage those with an appreciation of heritage within the city. The award of £26,800 will also shape the future development of the Nottingham Heritage Partnership. The partnership, which was launched in 2016, aims to enable people and communities to support each other and better manage, […]

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Spotlight on blueprint for Nottingham’s future

Spotlight on blueprint for Nottingham’s future

Proposals which will shape how Nottingham develops in the future go under the Government’s spotlight later this month before they are officially adopted as the way forward. Every Planning Authority must produce a Local Plan, which is a blueprint for which sites in the area can be developed and what they can be used for. […]

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Funding available to local business to preserve historic shop fronts

Businesses in the Old Market Square and the Lace Market have a chance to get hold of some cash to restore their shop fronts to their historic former glory. Nottingham City Council has accepted £551,500 from Historic England to conserve buildings in both the Lace Market and Old Market Square. A further £79,750 has been […]

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Council continues to chase private high rise owners for safety info post Grenfell

Council continues to chase private high rise owners for safety info post Grenfell

Most owners of private high rise blocks in Nottingham have responded to a request from the City Council to look at building and safety standards in the wake of the Grenfell tragedy. However there are particular concerns that the owners of a city centre high rise have yet to respond, despite reminder letters being issued. […]

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Grant approved for city residents to protect homes against flooding

Grant approved for city residents to protect homes against flooding

Nottingham City Council has been awarded a £230,000 grant for residents in up to 46 homes throughout the city to increase protection against property level flooding. The grant will be entirely funded by the Department of Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), through Flood Defence Grant in Aid (FDGiA) following bids submitted by Nottingham City […]

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A local list of heritage sites to be created in Nottingham

Nottingham City Council wants people to have their say on plans to develop a new list of locally important buildings, archaeology and historic landscapes. The city already has a list, held by the Nottingham Civic Society, which includes historic buildings and monuments, which would be the basis for a local list. These are identified as […]

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