Plans for first phase of £650m scheme tipped for green light

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The opening phase of the huge Island Quarter site in Nottingham city centre has been tipped to be given planning consent.

Planning chiefs have said that Conygar, the developer behind the the £650m scheme, should be able to start building Phase 1A – a building called Canal Turn.

The final decision will be made at Nottingham City Council’s planning committee meeting next Wednesday (September 23).

The new pavilion-style facility next to the canal basin area of the site will feature two restaurants, an event spact and a rooftop terrace. The scheme will also include a bandstand and public realm space.

Richard Watson, director of Conygar Nottingham who is overseeing development plans, said: “Outline planning consent was

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