Archive by category Highways

New road at the Nottingham Enterprise Zone set to open, paving way for new jobs and housing

New road at the Nottingham Enterprise Zone set to open, paving way for new jobs and housing

A new access road, which goes through part of the Nottingham Enterprise Zone and links Humber Road in Beeston to Thane Road in Lenton, is set to be opened to the public for the first time at 10am on 31 March. Nottingham City Council was provided with funding from the D2N2 LEP to create the road, and […]

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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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Trent Bridge essential maintenance work completed

Trent Bridge essential maintenance work completed

Work to maintain and enhance the look of Nottingham’s iconic Trent Bridge – one of the key gateways to the city – has been completed. The essential maintenance project which began in March involved painting all steel and cast-iron parts of the bridge, replacing some damaged cast iron parapet components and some stonework repairs to […]

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Victoria Embankment closing to through traffic as part of Covid-19 recovery plans

Victoria Embankment closing to through traffic as part of Covid-19 recovery plans

From Monday 3 August, Victoria Embankment in Nottingham will be closed to through traffic on a trial basis, as part of emergency plans to encourage more people to travel by foot and bike and support a greener recovery from Covid-19 as lockdown restrictions are eased. To aid the country’s recovery from Covid-19, the Government announced […]

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Creation of impressive new city gateway to begin in August

Creation of impressive new city gateway to begin in August

The long-awaited creation of a welcoming entrance to the city from the south will begin in early August 2020, with new images showing the scale of change the public can look forward to. The exciting new green, pedestrian-friendly public space for the city centre – involving the most significant changes to a city centre road […]

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Welcome back! Nottingham begins to reopen

Welcome back! Nottingham begins to reopen

Nottingham will start to carefully and safely reopen to more people as lockdown restrictions are eased and new arrangements are put in place to make it possible. The Government announced last month that all non-essential retail would be able to reopen from 15 June if its five tests are met and they follow the COVID-19 secure guidelines. […]

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Huge programme of transport improvements set to get go-ahead

Huge programme of transport improvements set to get go-ahead

The green light is set to be given to a massive programme of transport improvements in Nottingham that has received unprecedented financial backing from the Government. A £161m package of schemes will strengthen connections between major employment sites, upgrade public transport and improve options for people on foot or bikes – an increasingly important investment […]

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Drivers to pay for on-street car parking again in Nottingham

Drivers to pay for on-street car parking again in Nottingham

On-street parking charges will be re-introduced on Nottingham’s streets next week – although key workers will still be able to park for free. Nottingham City Council relaxed charges and enforcement in March at the start of the coronavirus lockdown restrictions to help support the pandemic response. The aim was to allow people who absolutely needed […]

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