Archive by category Planning

Major restorations planned for Nottingham’s historic buildings

Major restorations planned for Nottingham’s historic buildings

Exciting plans to restore historic buildings in the centre of Nottingham are in the pipeline, thanks to a conservation area grant scheme. Four shops on Market Street together with ten on Wheeler Gate have been awarded grant funding from Nottingham’s Heritage Action Zone, which will see their historic shop fronts and features reinstated, helping to […]

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Work to restore historic building on Carrington Street unveiled

Work to restore historic building on Carrington Street unveiled

Nottingham City Council’s Townscape Heritage Scheme is celebrating its largest grant-funded project to date, as works to repair and restore the frontage of a historic building on Carrington Street are unveiled. Gordon House, which was once home to Shipsides car showroom, has seen the upper floor frontage repaired and cleaned, and the original glass frontage […]

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A new conservation area for the Old Meadows

A new conservation area for the Old Meadows

Plans to make the Old Meadows, which includes the Embankment and Memorial Gardens, into a conservation area have been approved by Nottingham City Council. The proposals, which were put forward by members of the community through the Old Meadows Tenants and Residents Association, will help protect the area’s distinctive historical and architectural features. Conservation areas […]

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Student accommodation developers to contribute towards more affordable housing in Nottingham, under council proposals

Student accommodation developers to contribute towards more affordable housing in Nottingham, under council proposals

Developers of new student accommodation in Nottingham will have to pay a contribution towards new affordable housing in the city, under new proposals by the City Council. The council is receiving unprecedented numbers of planning applications to build Purpose Built Student Accommodation (PBSA), as student numbers continue to rise in the city – with more […]

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New way to nominate old local buildings for special status launched

New way to nominate old local buildings for special status launched

Nottingham City Council is asking which local historic buildings and assets you would like to put forward to be included on Nottingham’s Local List. The call comes as the city launches a new submission webpage at www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/locallistsubmissions, making it easier for people to submit their entries while out and about taking their daily exercise. Many […]

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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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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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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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Another milestone reached as work begins on historic building on Carrington Street

Another milestone reached as work begins on historic building on Carrington Street

Nottingham City Council’s Townscape Heritage Scheme is celebrating the start of works to its largest grant-funded project to date. Just over £212,000 has been awarded by Nottingham City Council from the Townscape Heritage Scheme fund, which will go towards repairs to the frontage of Gordon House on Carrington Street. The award is part of the […]

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Nottingham hosts national planning conference as city’s growth accelerates

Nottingham hosts national planning conference as city’s growth accelerates

Planning officers from around the country are converging on Nottingham this week and will hear how the current explosion of development in the city is being managed. Nottingham is hosting the annual conference of the Planning Officers Society at a time when billions of pounds of development is underway in the city. It also coincides […]

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