Archive by category Regeneration

Solar flare activity lights up Nottingham as Corona installation is switched on 

Solar flare activity lights up Nottingham as Corona installation is switched on 

A new sculpture using live activity from the surface of the sun to illuminate a building has been unveiled in Nottingham. The artwork will adorn the front of the new £30m BioCity Discovery building on Lower Parliament Street as a Brise Soleil. The new five-storey building will support more than 700 new bioscience roles in […]

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New cinema operator signals progress for intu Broadmarsh

New cinema operator signals progress for intu Broadmarsh

Nottingham City Council has welcomed the announcement by intu of a new cinema operator for the redeveloped Broadmarsh centre. Intu announced the signing of The Light Cinemas as its first leisure anchor for the redevelopment of intu Broadmarsh. The operator has committed to a 32,000 sq ft, 9 screen cinema on a 25 year lease, […]

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Nottingham Heritage Action Zone will help revive the city centre and reveal its history

Nottingham Heritage Action Zone will help revive the city centre and reveal its history

Nottingham has been chosen as one of the country’s first 10 ‘Heritage Action Zones’, Historic England announced today (Monday 20 March 2017).  The project will breathe new life into some of the city’s neglected historic buildings and sites, bringing them back into use as housing or retail spaces, and transform the city centre’s ‘at risk’ […]

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Nottingham to gain from Midlands Engine investment

Nottingham to gain from Midlands Engine investment

Nottingham City Council welcomes the launch of the Midlands Engine and Midlands Transport Strategies today which will drive growth and productivity in the region. The Chancellor Philip Hammond was in the region today to launch the Midlands Engine Strategy, which includes significant investment in skills, connectivity and local growth, and sets out how the Government plans to […]

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HS2 strategy sees thousands of jobs and £4billion extra for regional economy

HS2 strategy sees thousands of jobs and £4billion extra for regional economy

Around 74,000 jobs could be created and £4billion added to the East Midlands’ economy if a planned HS2 high speed rail line is routed through the region, says a new report on the major project. Phase 2 of the national HS2 high speed rail network plans for a western (Crewe to Manchester) and an eastern […]

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Froch to present Miracle Men with Hall of Fame honour

Froch to present Miracle Men with Hall of Fame honour

Four-time Super Middleweight Champion of the World Carl Froch will present the Nottingham Forest European Cup-winning heroes with their induction into the National Football Museum Hall of Fame. Forest fan Froch will be guest of honour at the star-studded event that takes place at the Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham on November 3rd. The Colwick-born boxer […]

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Local businesses plug into superfast NETwork – via tramlines

Local businesses plug into superfast NETwork – via tramlines

Superfast data as well as superfast trams will soon travel along the new Nottingham Express Transit lines to benefit local businesses, thanks to the foresight of Nottingham City Council. Nottingham is leading the country in an innovative approach that ensures world class fibre optic cabling is installed when major works are being planned. During the […]

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