Archive by category Planning

Funding available to local business to preserve historic shop fronts

Funding available to local business to preserve historic shop fronts

Businesses in the Old Market Square and the Lace Market have a chance to get hold of some cash to restore their shop fronts to their historic former glory. Nottingham City Council has accepted £551,500 from Historic England to conserve buildings in both the Lace Market and Old Market Square. A further £79,750 has been […]

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Council continues to chase private high rise owners for safety info post Grenfell

Council continues to chase private high rise owners for safety info post Grenfell

Most owners of private high rise blocks in Nottingham have responded to a request from the City Council to look at building and safety standards in the wake of the Grenfell tragedy. However there are particular concerns that the owners of a city centre high rise have yet to respond, despite reminder letters being issued. […]

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Grant approved for city residents to protect homes against flooding

Grant approved for city residents to protect homes against flooding

Nottingham City Council has been awarded a £230,000 grant for residents in up to 46 homes throughout the city to increase protection against property level flooding. The grant will be entirely funded by the Department of Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), through Flood Defence Grant in Aid (FDGiA) following bids submitted by Nottingham City […]

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A local list of heritage sites to be created in Nottingham

A local list of heritage sites to be created in Nottingham

Nottingham City Council wants people to have their say on plans to develop a new list of locally important buildings, archaeology and historic landscapes. The city already has a list, held by the Nottingham Civic Society, which includes historic buildings and monuments, which would be the basis for a local list. These are identified as […]

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Thousands of new homes thanks to City Council

Thousands of new homes thanks to City Council

Plans for 112 houses in The Meadows being considered this week are among thousands of new homes enabled by the City Council. But the council is hoping for greater funding and freedoms in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement tomorrow to build or facilitate even more new homes. Over 2,600 homes – many of which are affordable […]

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Major independent living development proposed

Major independent living development proposed

Plans have been announced for a substantial upgrade of an independent living scheme in the north of the city – including 40 new flats and an improved community facility. The project will convert Woodthorpe and Winchester Courts, which support over-55s in Sherwood, into an Energy Efficient Extra Care Housing scheme. The two complexes will undergo […]

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All roads lead to Nottingham in June for planners of the UK’s transport future

All roads lead to Nottingham in June for planners of the UK’s transport future

June is a very busy month in Nottingham for transport planners, businesses and groups interested in creating greener, more joined up transport services. Three separate events are being hosted by the City Council with partners to show how transport can be planned to take advantage of technological and sustainable innovations, with ideas such as smart […]

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City Council poised to take action on Island Site

City Council poised to take action on Island Site

Nottingham City Council is poised to take action over a key development site in the city which its owner has failed to develop for years. The council has drawn up a masterplan for the Island Site and is talking to potential developers as part of a soft market testing exercise to consider how the plan […]

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First phase of Broadmarsh area transformation roadworks near completion

First phase of Broadmarsh area transformation roadworks near completion

The first phase of works in Nottingham’s £250 million Broadmarsh area transformation is continuing in the Wilford Road and Wilford Street area and is planned to be completed in the next fortnight. Road resurfacing works will take place on the evenings of Monday 6 June to Friday 10 June, from 7pm to midnight and on […]

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Two more pubs gain special status

Two more pubs gain special status

Two more local pubs have been designated ‘assets of community value’ by Nottingham City Council – giving them greater protection if owners wanted to change their use or demolish them. The Hemlock Stone on Bramcote Lane, Wollaton and The Grosvenor on Mansfield Road, Carrington are the two latest pubs to be given the special status […]

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