Archive by category Heritage

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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Let’s go back to Nottingham – but let’s do so safely

Let’s go back to Nottingham – but let’s do so safely

Nottingham is ready to give a warm and safe welcome to visitors as lockdown restrictions ease further from Monday (May 17th).A Let’s Go Nottingham campaign kicks off next week to encourage people to return to enjoying everything the city has to offer and to give local businesses the boost they need after a turbulent year […]

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How working in partnership is helping to save Nottingham’s heritage

How working in partnership is helping to save Nottingham’s heritage

Thanks to the people of Nottingham, leading heritage experts and Nottingham City Council, some of Nottingham’s most important heritage assets and buildings have been saved, restored or given extra protection. Since the launch of the Nottingham Heritage Strategy in 2015, Nottingham City Council working in partnership with leading public and private sector partners as well […]

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Nottingham Castle reopening heralds economic boost for the city

Nottingham Castle reopening heralds economic boost for the city

The widely-anticipated reopening of Nottingham Castle is to take place on June 21st, following £30m of development aimed at attracting more visitors to Nottingham and boosting the local economy. The exciting moment when the first visitors pass through the gates in two months’ time will bring to fruition an ambitious project that has been years […]

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Protecting the history of 160-year-old homes in Nottingham

Protecting the history of 160-year-old homes in Nottingham

Eighty-Three Grade II listed homes in Nottingham are the focus of a new heritage project – looking at the history of the buildings and the people who lived there. The Promenade Heritage Project, which is run by Nottingham City Homes (NCH), local historians Laura Summers and Chris Matthews, and supported by the National Lottery Heritage […]

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Drive to help Nottingham’s past play a part in its future

Drive to help Nottingham’s past play a part in its future

Some of Nottingham’s most important old buildings and sites have been saved from falling into disrepair, disuse or dereliction, thanks to a heritage drive which started six years ago. Since its launch by Nottingham City Council and leading public and private sector partners in 2015, the Nottingham Heritage Strategy has seen heritage placed at the […]

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Review reveals nearly half of Nottingham’s ‘at risk’ buildings have been brought back into use

Review reveals nearly half of Nottingham’s ‘at risk’ buildings have been brought back into use

A City Council review of Nottingham’s Building at Risk register has found that nearly half of the properties have been repaired and brought back into use. Historic England holds a register of Scheduled Monuments, Grade I and II* Listed Buildings, Conservation Areas, Registered Parks and Gardens, Registered Battlefields and Shipwrecks, but councils are responsible for […]

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City gateway improved with restoration of iconic building’s shopfronts

City gateway improved with restoration of iconic building’s shopfronts

One of Nottingham’s most iconic buildings has been rejuvenated using heritage funding – vastly improving the city’s Southside as it undergoes a dramatic transformation. Located on a key route between Nottingham railway station and the city centre, City Buildings have had extensive improvement work carried out using funding from the Carrington Street Area Townscape Heritage Scheme, […]

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Work to reinstate historic shopfronts at key Nottingham location begins

Work to reinstate historic shopfronts at key Nottingham location begins

Nottingham’s Heritage Action Zone is celebrating the start of works to its largest grant-funded project to date. The Grade II listed Cavendish Building and Premier House on Wheeler Gate will benefit from an investment of nearly £700,000 to restore shopfronts and features to their former glory. Just under £300,000 of the total investment has been […]

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