Archive by category Regeneration

Work to reinstate historic shopfronts at key Nottingham location begins

Work to reinstate historic shopfronts at key Nottingham location begins

Nottingham’s Heritage Action Zone is celebrating the start of works to its largest grant-funded project to date. The Grade II listed Cavendish Building and Premier House on Wheeler Gate will benefit from an investment of nearly £700,000 to restore shopfronts and features to their former glory. Just under £300,000 of the total investment has been […]

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Tributes to housing boss who helped change the face of Nottingham

Tributes to housing boss who helped change the face of Nottingham

A former City Council Housing Director who helped change the face of Nottingham has died, aged 86. Arthur Oscroft, who was awarded the OBE for services to housing in 1995, was instrumental in carrying out demolition and rebuilding in areas such as St Ann’s, The Meadows and Hyson Green. Joining the council in the 1970s […]

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Nottingham poised for a strong post-Covid recovery

Nottingham poised for a strong post-Covid recovery

Nottingham is well placed to bounce back from the impact of Covid, as it boasts a number of strengths that a new national report says are needed for an effective recovery. Research and policy institute Centre for Cities has published a report into the effect the pandemic has had on the UK’s Core Cities, including […]

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New images show dramatic changes to Broadmarsh area

New images show dramatic changes to Broadmarsh area

New pictures show the scale of progress being made in the Broadmarsh area, unseen by many due to the Covid-19 pandemic restricting people to their homes. Work continues at the City Council’s Broadmarsh development, despite the challenges presented recently by the recent cold and wintry weather. Once finished, it will provide a central, modern car […]

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Broadmarsh Big Conversation – thank you from Nottingham City Council

Broadmarsh Big Conversation – thank you from Nottingham City Council

Nottingham City Council has thanked all those who took part in the Broadmarsh Big Conversation, and pledged to keep local people involved in the future redevelopment of the area following the announcement of the Broadmarsh Advisory Group. In two months, over 3,000 people responded with around 13,000 comments to the online survey with their ideas […]

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Advisory panel set up to recommend the future of Broadmarsh site

Advisory panel set up to recommend the future of Broadmarsh site

Creative vision for space will be published in Summer 2021 Independently chaired by Greg Nugent of The Nottingham Project, the panel will feature national experts including Sir Tim Smit of Eden Project, Jerome Frost of ARUP UK and urban designer Kathryn Frith who will help the city make the most of incredible opportunity – Panel […]

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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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