Archive by category Regeneration

Global hotel operator IHG signs up to Nottingham’s Island Quarter

Global hotel operator IHG signs up to Nottingham’s  Island Quarter

A BRAND new upscale hotel complex will soon be on its way to Nottingham after the developer behind The Island Quarter development signed terms with IHG – one of the world’s leading hotel companies. The UK-based company will be bringing its boutique hotel brand Hotel Indigo as well as its extended stay offering, Staybridge Suites […]

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A year at the Broadmarsh Centre – change, disappointment, optimism

A year at the Broadmarsh Centre – change, disappointment, optimism

More than 3,000 responses have been put forward ahead of a New Year’s Day deadline for how Nottingham’s Broadmarsh Centre site might be re-imagined. 2021 will see the ideas shaped into a masterplan for one of the most significant city-centre development sites in the country. At the start of 2020, good progress was being made […]

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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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Nottingham City Council urges Government to stand by its commitment to HS2

Nottingham City Council urges Government to stand by its commitment to HS2

Nottingham City Council is calling on the Government to fulfil its commitment to delivering the Eastern Leg of HS2 in full following the publication of a report today (Tuesday 15 December). The National Infrastructure Commission’s National Rail Assessment (NRA) includes proposals to scrap the full Eastern leg of HS2 and Toton hub, and to terminate […]

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Bold new plan plots a positive future for Nottingham’s economy post-Covid

Bold new plan plots a positive future for Nottingham’s economy post-Covid

A major new plan has been put forward by key partners in Nottingham for building a prosperous future for the city’s economy post-Covid which is green, digital, creative and inclusive. The Nottingham Economic Recovery and Renewal Plan has been developed by the Nottingham Growth Board, a partnership of key city businesses, educational institutions and public […]

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New era for Sherwood library as contracts signed with developer

New era for Sherwood library as contracts signed with developer

Details to build a new Sherwood Library have been revealed as contracts are signed with a developer, which will see the whole site redeveloped. The Sherwood Library site, located on Spondon Street, is currently owned by Nottingham Council, and includes former social services offices, a car park and three retail units, as well as the […]

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Let’s talk Broadmarsh! Council launches Big Conversation on future of key city centre site

Let’s talk Broadmarsh! Council launches Big Conversation on future of key city centre site

The future of the one of the most important parts of Nottingham city centre is the subject of a Big Conversation being launched by the City Council today (20 October) to get people talking about what they would like to see happen there. Council Leader Councillor David Mellen has described it as a once-in-a-generation opportunity […]

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Work set to begin on The Island Quarter, Nottingham’s biggest regeneration scheme for decades

Work set to begin on The Island Quarter, Nottingham’s biggest regeneration scheme for decades

Nottingham’s biggest regeneration scheme for decades will begin in earnest in the coming weeks following the granting of planning approval for the first phase of The Island Quarter. The plans for Canal Turn received planning consent from the City Council on 23 September with work scheduled to start on site in November. The approved phase […]

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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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Walkway through Broadmarsh Centre to reopen tomorrow

Walkway through Broadmarsh Centre to reopen tomorrow

The walkway connecting Collin Street with Lister Gate and Albert Street, towards Old Market Square, through the partially demolished Broadmarsh Centre will reopen tomorrow (Friday 28th August) in time for the August bank holiday. This key route between Nottingham Railway Station and the city centre has been closed since midsummer when intu stopped the Broadmarsh […]

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