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Opening new walkway signals next phase of progress at Broad Marsh

Opening new walkway signals next phase of progress at Broad Marsh

A new walkway through the former Broad Marsh shopping centre has opened keeping an important pedestrian link open between the city centre and Nottingham Station – and allowing the first stage of demolition of part of the shopping centre to get fully underway. The new walkway, which replaces the existing one, has been moved to […]

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How Nottingham is building homes to meet the needs of a diverse and growing city

How Nottingham is building homes to meet the needs of a diverse and growing city

Nottingham has a variety of different housing needs and as a landlord, housing provider and planning authority, the City Council has a significant role to play. From council and affordable housing, to private residential developments to buy or rent, and eco-friendly and sustainable housing, hundreds of new homes are being built all over the city […]

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Construction starts on new affordable council homes in Nottingham

Construction starts on new affordable council homes in Nottingham

Work to build 36 new affordable rent council apartments has started in Clifton. Nottingham City Homes were granted planning to build the one-bedroom apartments on the site of the former Southchurch garages, off Hamilton Court. Construction is starting this week, with the new homes due to be completed in 2022.  These will be owned by Nottingham […]

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Guide for future development in key Nottingham area set to go to consultation

Guide for future development in key Nottingham area set to go to consultation

Nottingham City Council is outlining a vision for future development in the Eastside Area of the city, and is set to seek people’s views. The council aims to create a framework, which will help shape development in this part of the city in the future, such as good quality public spaces, strengthened links and connectivity […]

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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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Council hands over operation of its “shining jewel” as Nottingham Castle prepares to reopen

Council hands over operation of its “shining jewel” as Nottingham Castle prepares to reopen

The operation of Nottingham Castle was formally handed over to Nottingham Castle Trust today (Tuesday 1st June), after three years of construction and renovation works led by Nottingham City Council. To mark the occasion, later in the day the stunning new lighting of the Ducal Palace will be switched on at 9pm to shine out […]

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Nottingham City Council secures £12.53m of Future High Street Funding

Nottingham City Council secures £12.53m of Future High Street Funding

Nottingham City Council has secured £12.53 million from the Future High Streets Fund to drastically improve the area around Angel Row and Maid Marian Way. The grant money, awarded through a competitive process, will be used to create a much needed new creative hub in the city and improve transport and pedestrian routes in this […]

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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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Developers of student accommodation set to contribute towards affordable housing in Nottingham

Developers of student accommodation set to contribute towards affordable housing in Nottingham

Developers of new student accommodation in Nottingham may have to pay a contribution towards affordable housing in the city, under new proposals set to go to the City Council’s Executive Board for approval next week (18 May 2021). The council is receiving unprecedented numbers of planning applications to build Purpose Built Student Accommodation (PBSA), as […]

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New council homes in Nottingham a step closer

New council homes in Nottingham a step closer

Plans to build new council homes in Clifton have reached an important milestone this week, as Nottingham City Homes (NCH) appoints a construction delivery partner. Planning permission to build 36 one-bedroom apartments on the site of the former Southchurch garages, off Hamilton Court in Clifton was granted last year. The flats, once built will be owned […]

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