Archive by category Regeneration

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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Unloved Nottingham landmark to be consigned to history

Unloved Nottingham landmark to be consigned to history

The days are numbered for a Nottingham eyesore which most local people will be pleased to see the back of and turned into a key part of the city centre’s transformation. Councillors at the City Council’s Executive Board meeting earlier today (Thursday 1 June) gave the go-ahead for the Broadmarsh car park to be demolished […]

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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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