Archive by category Regeneration

How working in partnership is helping to save Nottingham’s heritage

How working in partnership is helping to save Nottingham’s heritage

Thanks to the people of Nottingham, leading heritage experts and Nottingham City Council, some of Nottingham’s most important heritage assets and buildings have been saved, restored or given extra protection. Since the launch of the Nottingham Heritage Strategy in 2015, Nottingham City Council working in partnership with leading public and private sector partners as well […]

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Nottingham Castle reopening heralds economic boost for the city

Nottingham Castle reopening heralds economic boost for the city

The widely-anticipated reopening of Nottingham Castle is to take place on June 21st, following £30m of development aimed at attracting more visitors to Nottingham and boosting the local economy. The exciting moment when the first visitors pass through the gates in two months’ time will bring to fruition an ambitious project that has been years […]

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Drive to help Nottingham’s past play a part in its future

Drive to help Nottingham’s past play a part in its future

Some of Nottingham’s most important old buildings and sites have been saved from falling into disrepair, disuse or dereliction, thanks to a heritage drive which started six years ago. Since its launch by Nottingham City Council and leading public and private sector partners in 2015, the Nottingham Heritage Strategy has seen heritage placed at the […]

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Big ideas for the Broadmarsh Centre site following Big Conversation

Big ideas for the Broadmarsh Centre site following Big Conversation

The Broadmarsh Big Conversation really was big – the largest City Council consultation response ever. Held over the autumn through a website, app and in person at a pop-up shop on Lister Gate, it attracted over 3,000 individual responses and 11,000 comments from local residents, businesses and business groups, charities, campaign groups, schools, colleges and […]

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Review reveals nearly half of Nottingham’s ‘at risk’ buildings have been brought back into use

Review reveals nearly half of Nottingham’s ‘at risk’ buildings have been brought back into use

A City Council review of Nottingham’s Building at Risk register has found that nearly half of the properties have been repaired and brought back into use. Historic England holds a register of Scheduled Monuments, Grade I and II* Listed Buildings, Conservation Areas, Registered Parks and Gardens, Registered Battlefields and Shipwrecks, but councils are responsible for […]

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New road at the Nottingham Enterprise Zone set to open, paving way for new jobs and housing

New road at the Nottingham Enterprise Zone set to open, paving way for new jobs and housing

A new access road, which goes through part of the Nottingham Enterprise Zone and links Humber Road in Beeston to Thane Road in Lenton, is set to be opened to the public for the first time at 10am on 31 March. Nottingham City Council was provided with funding from the D2N2 LEP to create the road, and […]

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£12 million of funding kick starts the reimagining of the Broadmarsh Centre

£12 million of funding kick starts the reimagining of the Broadmarsh Centre

Nottingham City Council has secured £12 million in external funding for the first phase of work to transform the Broadmarsh Centre site. A total of £7.99 million funding was formally approved this week by D2N2, the Local Enterprise Partnership, from the Government’s Getting Building Fund to begin demolition of the North West part of the […]

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Hundreds of thousands of kilowatt hours of power to be generated at Broadmarsh Car Park

Hundreds of thousands of kilowatt hours of power to be generated at Broadmarsh Car Park

While the new Broadmarsh Car Park and Bus Station has been constructed unseen by many in Nottingham due to Covid restrictions, the impressive new building has an unseen benefit to many in the city – it has been designed with the city’s carbon neutral targets in mind. The roof of the new building is covered […]

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Work to reinstate historic shopfronts at key Nottingham location begins

Work to reinstate historic shopfronts at key Nottingham location begins

Nottingham’s Heritage Action Zone is celebrating the start of works to its largest grant-funded project to date. The Grade II listed Cavendish Building and Premier House on Wheeler Gate will benefit from an investment of nearly £700,000 to restore shopfronts and features to their former glory. Just under £300,000 of the total investment has been […]

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Tributes to housing boss who helped change the face of Nottingham

Tributes to housing boss who helped change the face of Nottingham

A former City Council Housing Director who helped change the face of Nottingham has died, aged 86. Arthur Oscroft, who was awarded the OBE for services to housing in 1995, was instrumental in carrying out demolition and rebuilding in areas such as St Ann’s, The Meadows and Hyson Green. Joining the council in the 1970s […]

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