The Broadmarsh Big Conversation is the largest Nottingham City Council consultation response ever, the Council says.
Held over the autumn through a website, app and in person at a pop-up shop on Lister Gate, it attracted over 3,000 individual responses and 11,000 comments from local residents, businesses and business groups, charities, campaign groups, schools, colleges and national architects.
The response to the Big Conversation was discussed at the first meeting of the Greater Broadmarsh Advisory Group last week.
Chaired by former director of London 2012 Greg Nugent, the independent panel of local and national advisors has been established to help the Council shape a new vision for the Broadmarsh area, complementing current developments at Broadmarsh Car Park, Bus Station, new Central Library, new Nottingham College City Hub and the new public spaces under development on Sussex Street, Carrington Street and Collin Street.
One of the key themes that emerged in the City Council’s engagement exercise into the possible future use of the site is green, natural and open spaces.
There was also a large swell of support for a reflection of Nottingham’s history and heritage and mixed developments, including retail, hospitality, leisure and offices. There was a desire for the
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