Archive by category Planning

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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Government support needed to drive up green measures in new developments

Government support needed to drive up green measures in new developments

Planning authorities like Nottingham City Council with ambitious carbon reduction targets need more Government support to drive up sustainability standards in new developments, a senior councillor says. The City Council has set the target of Nottingham becoming the first carbon neutral city in the UK in 2028, already implementing a wide range of measures and […]

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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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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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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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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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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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