Monthly Archive: February

What we’re doing to ease congestion following Clifton Bridge closure

What we’re doing to ease congestion following Clifton Bridge closure

Nottingham City Council has outlined the steps it is taking to try and keep Nottingham moving with the Highways England emergency works on the A52 Clifton Bridge continuing to cause major traffic problems across the city. The council’s traffic team is in constant contact with Highways England about the progress of the work on Clifton […]

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Biodiversity given greater consideration as part of Nottingham’s planning process

Biodiversity given greater consideration as part of Nottingham’s planning process

Nottingham City Council has taken an important step towards protecting and enhancing biodiversity linked to new developments this week. The Biodiversity Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) was approved by the City’s Executive Board on Tuesday (18 February), and will help to increase, protect and enhance the biodiversity as new developments come forward. This includes plants, microscopic […]

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East Midlands unites to set out HS2 vision following Government go-ahead

East Midlands unites to set out HS2 vision following Government go-ahead

Leading public and private sector organisations from across the East Midlands, including Nottingham City Council, have welcomed Government’s confirmation that HS2 will go ahead. The Government’s decision to go ahead follows recommendations from the independent Oakervee Review also published today. However Ministers have also asked that further work is undertaken on the scope of Phase […]

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Emergency electrical works to take place on Derby Road

Emergency electrical works to take place on Derby Road

Western Power Distribution must undertake emergency electrical works on Derby Road at its junction with Ilkeston Road and Alfreton Road heading towards Nottingham City Centre. An electrical cable which supplies the High Voltage network in the city centre is at risk of failing, and while Western Power have done everything in their power to fix […]

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Council and local MP seek assurances from Highways England that A52 Clifton Bridge work being prioritised

Council and local MP seek assurances from Highways England that A52 Clifton Bridge work being prioritised

Nottingham City Council and MP for Nottingham South, Lilian Greenwood, have sought assurances from Highways England that everything is being done to complete the A52 Clifton Bridge work as quickly as possible. Highways England discovered last week that water damage had corroded steel works underneath the bridge and closed the A52 eastbound for safety reasons. […]

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Largest development in city gets underway as work starts to clear Island Quarter site

Largest development in city gets underway as work starts to clear Island Quarter site

Plans to transform the former Boots Island site have taken a step forward as the developer behind the scheme begins work to clear the site. Conygar received outline planning permission for the major development in April 2019 and work is now starting to prepare the site, which will be transformed as part of the regeneration […]

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Valley Road Park and The Day Brook – Let the River Flow

Valley Road Park and The Day Brook – Let the River Flow

Work nears completion this month on improvements to Valley Road Park with the release of the water into the newly created river alignment. The Blue Green Infrastructure project, part funded by the European regional development Fund,  delivered by Balfour Beatty with works procured through the Scape Civil Engineering and Infrastructure Framework, has realigned the river […]

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Council working with Police to keep Nottingham moving during A52 emergency works

Council working with Police to keep Nottingham moving during A52 emergency works

With the Highways England emergency works at the A52 Clifton Bridge set to continue into next week, the City Council will be working with Nottinghamshire Police to keep traffic across the city moving as much as possible during the morning and evening rush hour. Although the A52 and the bridge are Highways England’s responsibility, the […]

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Non-urgent roadworks suspended across the city as A52 emergency work continues

Non-urgent roadworks suspended across the city as A52 emergency work continues

Nottingham City Council has suspended all non-urgent roadworks across the city after Highways England confirmed that its emergency works on the A52 Clifton Bridge are expected to continue into next week. The move has been made to reduce the impact on the wider road network of major work being carried out on a key traffic […]

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