News from around and about in Nottingham's NAG neighbourhoods
On Wednesday 23 March 2022, Joseph Locker, Digital News Correspondent for the Nottingham Post reported that Nottingham City Council's Planning Committee had approved an application to concert the former Barclays Bank on Derby Road, Lenton into a restaurant and shisha bar. Objections to the proposal had been submitted by local residents, including those living in the Palmer Court independent living complex off Newgate Street, Nottingham City Homes, Nottingham Civic Society and residents' groups. This report follows on from the one posted by Anna Whittaker, Local Democracy Reporter, and Julian Turner, Content Editor, on 16 March 2022, which is also available on this page of the NAG website.
Application Submitted to Nottingham City Council For Extensions to 4 Hill Side/363 Derby Road to Facilitate Creation of Two Additional Six-Bed HMOs to Four Existing C4 HMOs
Nottingham City Council has received an application for permission to construct first floor extensions to the dwelling on the corner of Hill Side and Derby Road, Lenton in order to create two additional C4 HMOs (twelve additional bed spaces). The dwelling, originally a pair of cottages associated with Wollaton Hall, currently consists of a total of 18 bed spaces located in four C4 HMOs. UPDATE: 8 April 2022. Nottingham City Council has refused this application.
As reported in the Nottingham Post by Joshua Hartley on Thursday 24 February 2022, a planning application has been submitted by the Cassidy Group for permission to demolish the buildings on 2A Triumph Road and build a six-storey block providing accommodation for 169 students.
Writing in the Nottingham Post on Thursday 30 December 2021, Joshua Hartley reported that proposals to build family housing on vacant land at Prospect Place, Lenton has raised concerns with local residents that the properties will end up bringing more students into the area.
Writing on Wednesday 8 December 2021, Karen Antcliff, Property Editor of the Nottingham Post, reported on the 'unparalleled specification' of the five-storey, 270-bed PBSA development taking shape close to the junction of Derby Road and Triumph Road. The Study Inn Group has unveiled that the development will include, amongst other communal facilities, a wellness spa, sauna, steam room, hot beds, gym, and a big screen cinema room.