Archive by category Regeneration

Final touches to Bulwell Market place with new welcome archway  

Final touches to Bulwell Market place with new welcome archway   

  A new welcome archway, designed from the memories of local people is being unveiled at Bulwell Market Place. The welcome archway, by artist Chris Campbell, comprises a steel structure with references to Bulwell’s history and local landmarks.  The River Leen, the lattice work of the local bridge and a pitwheel are worked into the […]

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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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Bulwell builds on its heritage and grows towards a bright future.

Bulwell builds on its heritage and grows towards a bright future.

Bulwell residents, visitors and businesses will have noticed that in previous years, the area has been at the centre of some major changes which are helping to ensure it remains at the vibrant heart of Nottingham North. Bulwell has long been able to boast about its fast and reliable tram service linking it to Nottingham […]

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intu reveals new fly through video of the proposed intu Broadmarsh redevelopment

intu reveals new fly through video of the proposed intu Broadmarsh redevelopment

A fly through video of the proposed redevelopment at intu Broadmarsh has been revealed today (20 Sept), giving shoppers a taste of what the centre could look like following its transformation. The video will give customers a closer look at what they might be able to expect from the new look centre following the planned redevelopment.

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Moment of Joy as demolition of Broadmarsh car park gets underway

Moment of Joy as demolition of Broadmarsh car park gets underway

It’s the moment that will ultimately see one of Nottingham’s most unloved landmarks consigned to history – the start of the demolition of Broadmarsh Car Park. And Joy Rice from Bulwell has been chosen as the lucky resident to wield the sledgehammer to kick off the demolition, on Monday 18 September. The City Council ran […]

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Nottingham first to adopt revolutionary housing approach 

Nottingham first to adopt revolutionary housing approach 

Ten homes in Sneinton have been selected as part of a UK first pilot to radically improve older houses using energy saving and energy generation measures.  Proposed improvements will make the residents of these homes ultra-low energy consumers, dramatically reducing household energy bills and making homes warmer. Nottingham City Homes (NCH), the Arms Length Management […]

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Another city centre demolition to take place as Nottingham regeneration progresses

Another city centre demolition to take place as Nottingham regeneration progresses

While the news of the upcoming Broadmarsh redevelopment has captured the city’s imagination, demolition has begun just up the road at Unity Square. The site, opposite Nottingham Train Station and next door to Castle Rock Brewery, was previously a car park with shops and will offer a ‘mixed use’ redevelopment of the site. Sladen Estates […]

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Council’s use of local firms injects £288 million into local economy

Council’s use of local firms injects £288 million into local economy

Over £288 million has been injected into the local economy over the last three years as a result of the City Council’s Procurement Strategy, which includes a commitment to increase spending with local firms, creating jobs for local people. Since 2014, a total of 567 contracts have been awarded to firms by the Council as […]

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