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Marketing NG Opinion Piece – HS2

HS2 is vital to improve connections within the Midlands, and between the Midlands and the North. HS2 is being reviewed by a government (in Westminster) by a review led by civil servants and advisors (based in London).  They seem likely to recommend HS2, but any dilution of the programme (not beyond Birmingham or 1 leg… Read more

Hearing about some of Nottingham’s exciting developments at the Nottingham Partners lunch

Around 90 Nottingham business leaders joined the latest Nottingham Partners lunch on Friday 10th January, which took place in the newly refurbished Spotlight Bar and Restaurant at the National Ice Centre & Motorpoint Arena. The attendees, composed of representatives from many of Nottingham’s leading businesses, enjoyed networking over a drinks reception in the stunning new… Read more

City Centre Strategy Consultation

Nottingham City Council has recently completed a consultation about the future of the city centre.  The draft city centre strategy document generated a large amount of interest, receiving over 500 responses, covering over 70 pages.  In addition, a number of groups and businesses responded directly with longer feedback, including that of Marketing NG. The key… Read more

City Centre Narrative

Nottingham is on the cusp of an incredibly exciting time in its history. With an unprecedented series of developments including the £2bn regeneration of Southside and the £30m transformation of Nottingham Castle well underway, 2021 will offer a once-in-a-generation opportunity for us to promote Nottingham on the national and international stage and a chance for… Read more

Some of the biggest developments happening in Nottingham in 2020

More cranes are expected to dominate Nottingham’s skyline in 2020 as huge development projects continue across the city. Business chiefs have highlighted how important schemes such as the £89 million intu Broadmarsh transformation are to the local economy, as they create jobs and attract investment. Work is expected to continue across the Broadmarsh area –… Read more

Hotel operator named for £120m Guildhall site

Ascena has been named as the hotel operator at the £120m Guildhall development in Nottingham. Ascena will bring a 160-bed four-star hotel offering to the city which will include a rooftop fine dining restaurant, spa and wedding and conference facilities. The scheme will be submitted for detailed planning over the next few weeks. Ascena says… Read more

Creative Industries Update at the Nottingham Partners Lunch sponsored by Champions (UK) plc

Nottingham’s business leaders gathered within the Derek Randall Suite, overlooking the iconic pitch at Trent Bridge cricket ground, on Friday 8th November 2019 for the Nottingham Partners lunch, sponsored by Champions (UK) plc. Following the drinks reception, which provided representatives from many of Nottingham’s leading business the opportunity to network, attendees sat down for lunch… Read more