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DEVELOPER GIVES FRESH INSIGHT INTO BOOTS ISLAND SITE PLANS

Further plans for one of Nottingham’s most significant development sites were revealed on the 11 July by Conygar Investment Company plc, at a breakfast event hosted by Invest in Nottingham. The event saw more than 70 influential professionals from businesses across the East Midlands come together to hear about the plans for a brand new… Read more

Nottingham Partners lunch highlights how business is using collaboration and innovation to get ahead

Over 130 guests from leading city businesses attended the latest Nottingham Partners lunch. The opening speaker; John Read, Associate Director at Arup who sponsored the lunch, focused on Arup’s significant contribution to the built environment in Nottingham including the University of Nottingham Campus and the regeneration of Market Square and their commitment to utilising the… Read more

20-year plan revealed to create Midlands Rail Hub

A 20-year strategy to create a ‘Midlands Rail Hub’ will create the capacity for six million more individual train journeys each year, boost the Midlands’ economy by £649m pounds a year and shift £22bn of freight from the roads to the railways, according to Our Routes to Growth, a report unveiled today (9 July) by… Read more

Further new images of mixed-use Island development site

TheBusinessDesk.com has seen more images and details of the plans for the huge new Boots Island site. On Monday, land owner Conygar and developer Lavignac Securities submitted a planning application for an extensive mixed-use scheme on a long-neglected 40-acre city centre site in Nottingham. Now, further details have emerged, around the employment prospects for the… Read more

Strong year end results for East Midlands Airport

Manchester Airport Group, the owner of East Midlands Airport, has posted strong results for its year-ending 31 March, with revenue, profits and passenger numbers all up. The group’s profits rose by 4.6% to £217.1m on revenues of £814.3m. Passenger numbers across the group rose 6.7% from 55.2 million to 58.9 million, with visitors to East… Read more

PLANNING APPLICATION SUBMITTED FOR LANDMARK NOTTINGHAM SITE

Th transformation of one of Nottingham’s most significant development sites has taken a step forward today (2 July) as proposals to create a brand new mixed-use scheme on the former Boots Island site are submitted for planning. Nottingham City Council will now consider the planning application, which comes after several months of consultation and site… Read more