Archive by category Broadmarsh

World-class team appointed to the revisioning of one of the most significant development spaces in the UK

World-class team appointed to the revisioning of one of the most significant development spaces in the UK

Thomas Heatherwick to create new vision for key site of former Broad Marsh shopping centre in the heart of Nottingham City Centre Stories to advise Greater Broad Marsh Advisory Group on commercial and delivery model as UK cities respond to double impact of Covid and online shopping  Nottingham City Council and the Greater Broad Marsh […]

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New Broad Marsh Car Park set to be an electric record-breaker

New Broad Marsh Car Park set to be an electric record-breaker

With the long-awaited reopening of Broad Marsh Car Park and Bus Station on course for the autumn, Nottingham City Council can reveal the new building will host the largest number of electric vehicle charge points in one location in the whole of the UK. Work to install the 81 charge points – including in Blue […]

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Exciting city changes this summer and beyond

Exciting city changes this summer and beyond

This summer will see the skyline of Nottingham change further, as a series of significant developments take shape or are completed. Despite the pandemic, construction has continued at a number of key sites across Nottingham, especially around the Southside regeneration area: The jewel in the crown is Nottingham Castle – due to reopen on June […]

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Demolition of part of the former Broadmarsh Shopping Centre to begin in June

Demolition of part of the former Broadmarsh Shopping Centre to begin in June

Further significant steps towards transforming the former Broadmarsh shopping centre site will be taken next month. In July 2020, the lease for the former Broadmarsh shopping centre was handed back to Nottingham City Council after intu went into administration. Since then, the City Council has reopened the critical right of way connecting the city centre […]

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Construction work creates 500 new jobs for Nottingham

Construction work creates 500 new jobs for Nottingham

While construction work across Nottingham city centre changes the way the city looks, it’s also changing the lives of previously unemployed residents, providing training and job opportunities even during the Covid pandemic. In the past twelve months, over 500 jobs have been created across the city’s largest development sites, including the new Broadmarsh car park […]

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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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£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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