Published: 19th Oct 2018

Nottinghamshire County Council has announced that regeneration specialists, LCR, will be spearheading the new East Midlands HS2 station at Toton. According to the council, the new HS2 station presents a ‘once in a generation opportunity’ for the local, regional and national economy. This will include new infrastructure, homes and thousands of new jobs before and after the expected opening in 2033. LCR, which is wholly owned by the Department for Transport, is a property and regeneration company with a 20-year track record of creating new homes, jobs and economic growth from transport-linked schemes. They were behind the redevelopment of King’s Cross and Stratford City, two of London’s most successful regeneration schemes in recent years. Councillor Kay Cutts, Leader of Nottinghamshire County Council and Chairman of the Toton Delivery Board, said: ‘The arrival of HS2 has the potential to provide massive economic benefits for Nottinghamshire and the wider region, so it is … (To read the full article, subscribe below)