Events. Funding. People & Skills Projects. Place Projects - 10 November 2017

Nottingham City Hub consultation held

Members of the public, businesses and others were invited to see details of and have their say on a landmark development to improve skills in Nottingham city centre, at a consultation event today (November 10).

The Nottingham City Hub is a planned £58million skills and training facility, to be built on Canal Street in Nottingham city centre. It will be managed by Nottingham College, which was formed when New College Nottingham and Central College merged earlier this year (2017).

Plans for the City Hub were opened to public consultation at the end of last month (October), and an open day and exhibition of the  project plans was held at Nottingham Contemporary art gallery (close the Hub site) today. PICTURED is Nottingham College Chief Executive John van de Laarschot speaking to a visitor at today’s open day.

The D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership – the private sector-led partnership which works with business and other organisations, including higher and further education providers, to promote economic growth across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire – is due to part-fund the Nottingham City Hub build by up to £30million from its Local Growth Fund (LGF) allocation, subject to receipt of Nottingham College’s detailed business plan. Further funding will come from Nottingham City Council and the College itself.

This Nottingham City Hub development will link in with the wider £250million development of the area, dubbed ‘The Southern Gateway’. This will involve redeveloping the intu Broadmarsh Centre, the rebuild of the Broadmarsh bus station and car park, and the remodelling of road and pedestrian routes in the area. This project is also being part-funded by the D2N2 LEP, which has allocated £10.3million from its LGF amount to improve Wilford Road and Wilford Street.

The Nottingham City Hub will provide high-quality college and community facilities, together with a new business hub. Nottingham College will also encourage new business start-ups, better collaboration between itself and employers, and will provide the wider community with improved training and skills resources. In addition, the Hub will house a new performing arts centre, student retail space, café and training restaurant and bar. The building will occupy six storeys in total. It has been designed by architects Bond Bryan.

The site will offer a new green space as a local community facility and the design of the public realm aspects of the site are being led by Nottingham City Council, in collaboration with local residents and the wider community.

All members of the public who would like to share their views on the scheme are encouraged to do so via where plans and images are available.

For more information on D2N2’s Local Growth Fund, visit

For More Information on the above release, please contact:

Sean Kirby

D2N2 Communications Manager

01159 578749

 D2N2 logo CMYKSam Burbage

D2N2 Social Media and Marketing Officer

01159 578254

Find us on:


Latest News & Events

11 June 2024

The D2N2 LEP staff team joins the East Midlands Combined County Authority (EMCCA)

Read Article

07 June 2024

Becky Rix, Marketing Director at Roadgas, explains why Roadgas is a proud member of the East Midlands Hydrogen Consortium

Read Article

05 June 2024

Spotlight on our Board: D2N2 LEP Board Member Natasha Johnson, Director of Partnerships at Global Entrepreneurs UK

Read Article

05 June 2024

Free Expert Business Advice and Support available through East Midlands Chamber’s Accelerator Programme

Read Article

03 June 2024

Spotlight on our Board: D2N2 LEP Board Member Professor Edward Peck CBE, Vice-Chancellor and President, Nottingham Trent University

Read Article

24 May 2024

Focus on the East Midlands: our time is NOW!

Read Article

24 May 2024

D2N2 LEP CEO, Will Morlidge, shares our East Midlands Hydrogen ambitions at UKREiiF

Read Article

24 May 2024

East Midlands Freeport and Freeport East Sign Green Freight Corridor Initiative at UKREiiF

Read Article

23 May 2024

D2N2 LEP Chair, Elizabeth Fagan, launches £8m Early Stage Angel Investment Fund at UKREiiF

Read Article

21 May 2024

Focus on the East Midlands: our Time is NOW! Panel session at UKREiiF taking place tomorrow, 22 May

Read Article

Get in touch.

Subscribe to our newsletter

Sign up

D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership
8 Experian Way


Our Partners