Council unveils mixed-use scheme to lift Nottingham suburb

Aaron Morby 3 months ago
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Ambitious plans to create a new hub in Nottingham’s biggest suburb with new homes and leisure facilities will be revealed to the public this week.

New cinema is planned as part of phase 2 of Beeston Square development

Broxtowe Borough Council has launched a public consultation for phase two plans of the Beeston Square development which proposes 120 homes, a cinema and greater choice of food and drink venues.

The designs have been developed by Nottingham-based Leonard Design Architects. The scheme is expected to start onsite in spring 2019, subject to planning approval.

The two-acre site earmarked for development is currently being used as a car park and sits alongside the recently improved tram line. The development aims to revitalise Beeston’s night-time economy driving increased footfall to the town from the local and surrounding communities.

Phase two of Beeston town centre showing flats and cinema

Councillor Richard Jackson, Leader of the Council for Broxtowe Borough Council said: “This is an exciting time for Beeston as we kick-start the second phase of the Beeston Square development.”

“After speaking to more than 600 residents, we’ve listened to what local people want to see in the area. This has shaped the outline plans to create a mixed-use scheme that will bring modern new homes, a cinema, restaurants and cafes to the town centre.”

 

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