Archive by category Regeneration

New one stop shop Customer Hub to open in January

New one stop shop Customer Hub to open in January

A new Customer Hub will open at Nottingham City Council’s Loxley House on Trent Street in January, putting citizen focused services in one location to better support the general public. Nottingham Revenues and Benefits service, which provides support for Housing Benefit and Council Tax services, currently based at the Contact Centre at Nottingham Central Library […]

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Open space requirements for new developments in Nottingham set for green light

Open space requirements for new developments in Nottingham set for green light

Nottingham City Council is due to take an important step towards increasing and improving the open spaces linked to new developments today (Tuesday 19 November 2019). The city’s Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) for Open Space in New Residential and Commercial Developments will go to the council’s Executive Board for adoption. The SPD, which went to […]

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Cranes in the air mean jobs on the ground for local people

Cranes in the air mean jobs on the ground for local people

Cranes in the air are not only a symbol of the regeneration of Nottingham, they also mean jobs for well over 1,000 people. The transformation of Nottingham’s Southside is fully underway and even before the new developments have been completed, the benefits of the development are being realised through the construction jobs that have been […]

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New Nottingham Science Park building to be named after British pioneer

New Nottingham Science Park building to be named after British pioneer

The new building under construction at Nottingham Science Park will be named the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson building when it is opened in early 2020. The striking new building will provide 22,700 sq. ft. of Grade A office space for businesses looking for research and development facilities near like-minded organisations, creating a more effective hub of […]

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HS2 to serve Nottingham and Leicester city centres under plans submitted to government

HS2 to serve Nottingham and Leicester city centres under plans submitted to government

There is a strong case for high speed trains to directly connect the city centres of Birmingham and Nottingham and Leicester and Leeds via the East Midlands Hub station at Toton, more than halving journey times and boosting the economy by at least £1.4 billion. Under plans submitted to the government by Sub-national Transport Body […]

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Another milestone reached as work begins on historic building on Carrington Street

Another milestone reached as work begins on historic building on Carrington Street

Nottingham City Council’s Townscape Heritage Scheme is celebrating the start of works to its largest grant-funded project to date. Just over £212,000 has been awarded by Nottingham City Council from the Townscape Heritage Scheme fund, which will go towards repairs to the frontage of Gordon House on Carrington Street. The award is part of the […]

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Government U-turn on HS2 would be huge betrayal – Leader

Government U-turn on HS2 would be huge betrayal – Leader

Nottingham City Council Leader, Cllr David Mellen, said: “I can understand the need to scutinise projects funded by the public purse, but it’s disappointing to see the case for phase 2b questioned in the scope of this review. Especially while controversial projects further south, such as Crossrail – already well over budget, severely delayed, and […]

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Broadmarsh Car Park development marks significant milestone

Broadmarsh Car Park development marks significant milestone

Construction of the new Broadmarsh Library, Car Park and Bus Station will reach a significant milestone this week, as installation of building foundations begins. As demolition and site preparation is now fully complete, Galliford Try, the contractor, will begin the process of piling, which inserts concrete columns into the ground to support the steel frame […]

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Nottingham hosts national planning conference as city’s growth accelerates

Nottingham hosts national planning conference as city’s growth accelerates

Planning officers from around the country are converging on Nottingham this week and will hear how the current explosion of development in the city is being managed. Nottingham is hosting the annual conference of the Planning Officers Society at a time when billions of pounds of development is underway in the city. It also coincides […]

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