Archive by category Building Nottingham

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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Next phase of award-winning scheme will see over 150 ultra-low energy homes developed in Nottingham

Next phase of award-winning scheme will see over 150 ultra-low energy homes developed in Nottingham

The next phase of a pioneering scheme to turn hard-to-heat council houses in Nottingham into ultra-low energy homes got underway today (Wednesday 23rd January.) Nottingham is the first place in the UK to pilot the ground-breaking whole-house renovation approach known as Energiesprong, with ten homes successfully completed and a further 17 now underway. It formed […]

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New plan sets out the shape of things to come for Nottingham

New plan sets out the shape of things to come for Nottingham

A major citywide blueprint for how Nottingham could develop and grow over the next ten years and beyond has been given the green light. An important council document identifying potential sites for development and their uses has been adopted at Nottingham City Council’s Full Council today (Monday 13 January). The Land and Planning Polices Document […]

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We built it, they’re coming: thriving private sector investment in the Southside

We built it, they’re coming: thriving private sector investment in the Southside

Cranes in the air across the Southside area of Nottingham aren’t just there for the Broadmarsh redevelopment programme, as private sector developments are gathering pace in the city off the back of extensive investment in the city. A variety of developments have either already started or are in the pipeline for 2020, with private developers […]

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Pre-let agreed at new Grade A offices named after British pioneer

Pre-let agreed at new Grade A offices named after British pioneer

Construction is [insert stage of progress here] and two pre-lets are already agreed for the new Grade A office building at Nottingham Science Park. Due to open in February 2020, the striking new building will be named after Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, Britain’s first female doctor, magistrate and mayor, as well as being a member of […]

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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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RIBA recognises Lenton Green as exemplar development

RIBA recognises Lenton Green as exemplar development

Lenton Green, a scheme that transformed five high-rise flats into new homes, has been recognised by the East Midlands region of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) as a leading housing development, and one which delivers exceptional design and architecture. Lenton Green, which is part-owned by Nottingham City Council and Nottingham City Homes, was […]

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I built that! Nottingham Jobs helps residents be a part of the city’s growth.

I built that! Nottingham Jobs helps residents be a part of the city’s growth.

There’s positive news for job seekers in Nottingham; as building projects of all sizes move forward apace, job opportunities in construction, shop-fitting and associated trades are becoming available and local people are in a great position to find work or take up training which will enable them to work on some of the city’s major […]

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