Archive by category Planning

Turning exciting Broad Marsh vision into reality

Turning exciting Broad Marsh vision into reality

The transformation of the Broad Marsh site is taking a step forward with the appointment of experts to support the next stage of turning an exciting vision into reality. The site of the former shopping centre presents a unique opportunity for the city to create something special, with a vision for how it could change […]

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Councils seek views on plan for future waste

Councils seek views on plan for future waste

Nottinghamshire County Council and Nottingham City Council are consulting on a Draft Waste Local Plan, which will be used to guide future provision of waste across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. Significant changes have taken place in the way people regard and manage the things that are no longer needed. Today, waste is no longer something, which […]

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Working together to make sure residents in tall buildings are safe

Working together to make sure residents in tall buildings are safe

Nottingham City Council is continuing to take action to support residents living in tall buildings in the city while the Government outlines its latest plans for replacing unsafe cladding. Last week, Secretary of State for Levelling Up Michael Gove announced a plan to protect leaseholders and make developers and companies pay to fix cladding issues. […]

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Looking back at Nottingham’s new housing developments in 2021

Looking back at Nottingham’s new housing developments in 2021

Hundreds of homes have been built this year and hundreds more will be built next year in Nottingham. A combination of private developments and new council housing is providing a wide range of different housing types to meet local resident needs. This is one part of the significant changes that are underway in Nottingham, including […]

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Heatherwick vision to reimagine City Centre and old shopping centre backed by Nottingham City Council

Heatherwick vision to reimagine City Centre and old shopping centre backed by Nottingham City Council

– New Vision re-imagines centre as cities around the world still reeling from devastation of Covid-19 and growth of online retailing – Proposed development set to deliver 6000 jobs, over 400,000 sq ft of commercial and business space and 750 homes – Frame of derelict shopping centre to be retained, reimagined and rewilded into unique […]

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Consultation to reduce carbon in new residential and commercial developments

Consultation to reduce carbon in new residential and commercial developments

Nottingham City Council is taking steps towards reducing carbon emissions in new developments across the city, by launching a consultation on a draft planning guide for residential and commercial developments. Nottingham City Council has made the commitment to become a carbon neutral city by 2028. This means cutting carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from direct and indirect […]

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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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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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