Archive by category Broadmarsh

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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£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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Nottingham poised for a strong post-Covid recovery

Nottingham poised for a strong post-Covid recovery

Nottingham is well placed to bounce back from the impact of Covid, as it boasts a number of strengths that a new national report says are needed for an effective recovery. Research and policy institute Centre for Cities has published a report into the effect the pandemic has had on the UK’s Core Cities, including […]

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New images show dramatic changes to Broadmarsh area

New images show dramatic changes to Broadmarsh area

New pictures show the scale of progress being made in the Broadmarsh area, unseen by many due to the Covid-19 pandemic restricting people to their homes. Work continues at the City Council’s Broadmarsh development, despite the challenges presented recently by the recent cold and wintry weather. Once finished, it will provide a central, modern car […]

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Broadmarsh Big Conversation – thank you from Nottingham City Council

Broadmarsh Big Conversation – thank you from Nottingham City Council

Nottingham City Council has thanked all those who took part in the Broadmarsh Big Conversation, and pledged to keep local people involved in the future redevelopment of the area following the announcement of the Broadmarsh Advisory Group. In two months, over 3,000 people responded with around 13,000 comments to the online survey with their ideas […]

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Advisory panel set up to recommend the future of Broadmarsh site

Advisory panel set up to recommend the future of Broadmarsh site

Creative vision for space will be published in Summer 2021 Independently chaired by Greg Nugent of The Nottingham Project, the panel will feature national experts including Sir Tim Smit of Eden Project, Jerome Frost of ARUP UK and urban designer Kathryn Frith who will help the city make the most of incredible opportunity – Panel […]

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A year at the Broadmarsh Centre – change, disappointment, optimism

A year at the Broadmarsh Centre – change, disappointment, optimism

More than 3,000 responses have been put forward ahead of a New Year’s Day deadline for how Nottingham’s Broadmarsh Centre site might be re-imagined. 2021 will see the ideas shaped into a masterplan for one of the most significant city-centre development sites in the country. At the start of 2020, good progress was being made […]

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Changing horizon promises a better entrance to Nottingham

Changing horizon promises a better entrance to Nottingham

Once an unwelcome sight on entering the city from Nottingham’s bus and rail stations, construction at the council’s new Broadmarsh development and the streets around it means the entrance to the city has already started to become a more welcoming one in 2020. Great progress has been made on transforming the area this year, with […]

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Let’s talk Broadmarsh! Council launches Big Conversation on future of key city centre site

Let’s talk Broadmarsh! Council launches Big Conversation on future of key city centre site

The future of the one of the most important parts of Nottingham city centre is the subject of a Big Conversation being launched by the City Council today (20 October) to get people talking about what they would like to see happen there. Council Leader Councillor David Mellen has described it as a once-in-a-generation opportunity […]

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