The park will be the city’s first in over a century.
Thomas Barrett, Author at NewStart
Cllr Chris Gibson, chair of the planning committee said the scheme was the biggest opportunity Nottingham had seen in years.
The 12.27-hectare site could see 500 new homes, associated public open space and a new secondary school built.
The estate, which was built in the 1960s, will see homes either demolished or redeveloped, with new homes built on under-used land.
It’s hoped the project will stimulate creative thinking not only about the derelict railway site, but also about the regeneration of the High Street.
A soon-to-be demolished housing estate in Hull has hosted its second ‘graffiti jam’, which attracted over 100 artists from across the country to spray paint 22 homes.
‘If we are serious about ending the housing crisis, the government must do the right thing and invest in affordable housing at the upcoming spending review.’
The equity gap was greatest in the East Midlands, where the potential demand for equity investment among eligible businesses was about £560m, while actual investment was just £59m.
It’s hoped these nature-based solutions will also help to improve air quality, the visibility of the region, increase the level of biodiversity within an urban environment and help to improve the health and well-being of citizens.
He will leave the post to become the new chief executive of Nacro, the social justice charity.