Archive by category Regeneration

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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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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Drivers reminded of forthcoming major changes to road network in Broadmarsh area

Drivers reminded of forthcoming major changes to road network in Broadmarsh area

Drivers are being reminded that significant changes to Nottingham’s road network come into force soon, with plans to pedestrianise Collin Street and other parts of the Broadmarsh area due to begin in August. The whole scheme has won Government financial backing with the City Council successfully securing £20m Transforming Cities funding for the ambitious public […]

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New council homes in Bestwood set for approval by Nottingham City Council

New council homes in Bestwood set for approval by Nottingham City Council

New council homes could take a step closer next week when plans go before Nottingham City Council’s Executive Board for approval (Tuesday 21 July). If approved, new council homes will be developed on a former school playing field off Beckhampton Road in Bestwood and a large amount of open space will be retained for the […]

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Intu administration a major concern for UK cities but Nottingham’s regeneration will continue, says Council Leader

Intu administration a major concern for UK cities but Nottingham’s regeneration will continue, says Council Leader

The announcement that intu has entered into administration is a major concern for cities and towns across the country where the company has shopping centres and a huge worry for the employees and retailers directly affected, according to the Leader of Nottingham City Council. However, the Council is committed to major regeneration taking place in […]

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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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