Neighbourhood Watch: Beeston, Nottingham

Neighbourhood Watch: Beeston, Nottingham

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Beeston    The town of Beeston is located just over three miles from the city of Nottingham, boasting many shops, restaurant, pubs and places of interest, making it a town that is frequently becoming a destination of choice. Featuring stunning greenery and efficient transport links, Beeston is a vital part of Nottingham. Education Beeston is

Neighbourhood Watch: Beeston, Nottingham

Beeston   

The town of Beeston is located just over three miles from the city of Nottingham, boasting many shops, restaurant, pubs and places of interest, making it a town that is frequently becoming a destination of choice. Featuring stunning greenery and efficient transport links, Beeston is a vital part of Nottingham.

Education

University of Nottingham, University Park Campus- Sports Centre

Beeston is home to the University of Nottingham’s, 300 acres University Park campus. The largest of The University of Nottingham’s campuses, it is set in extensive greenery and around a lake. University Park is conveniently located only two miles from the city centre, containing:

  • Period buildings
  • Modern state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities
  • 12 halls of residence (accommodating over 3,000 students)
  • Award-winning buildings
  • A conference and exhibition centre
  • Sports facilities
  • The Lakeside Arts Centre
  • The Portland building, featuring the Students Union, the Student support centre, as well as shops, banks, bars and restaurants.

Culture

Beeston Marina

The Beeston Marina is a well-established marina, catering to over 100 moorers. There’s also the Riverside Bar and Boathouse Cafe on site for food and drink.

Nottingham Lakeside Arts

Nottingham Lakeside Arts is The University of Nottingham’s public arts centre and museum presenting an eclectic programme of music, dance, theatre, visual art and special collections all year round. Based in the idyllic grounds of Highfields Park with two excellent cafés, and a gallery shop, there’s a varied programme including free events and workshops for both families and individuals.

Nature

Sherwood Forest

Sherwood Forest is a landmark with nature, history and folklore. A National Nature Reserve, Sherwood Forest is famous as the home of Robin Hood, and packed with stories, from the ancient oaks to the country’s most famous outlaw, and the work of the RSPB and their partners. A new visitor centre opened in 2018, heralding a new era for the forest and its collection of ancient oak trees and wildlife.

Additionally, The Robin Hood Festival, attracts visitors from around the world to learn about woodland crafts, the rich history of Sherwood and Edwinstowe pleasing visitors of all interests.

Transport

Beeston Tram

Beeston is served by the Nottingham Express Transit Tram System, which links it to Nottingham City Centre, among the destinations. Frequent bus services also operate to Nottingham, East Midlands Airport, Derby, Loughborough and other local towns, operated primarily by Trentbarton and Nottingham City Transport. The buses and trams both serve the Beeston transport interchange in the town centre, which offers cross-platform interchange between two modes.

The A52 passes through the very northern part of the town; Junction 25 of the M1 motorway approximately 6.4km away. The A6005 road runs through the town, to the southeast of the town centre, as do the B6006 and B6464 routes which pass through the heart of Beeston.

Beeston also has good trial transport links with Beeston station on the Midland Main Line, served by East Midlands Railway and CrossCountry. Direct trains to and from London St Pancras call at Beeston, on an hourly frequency each way, with journey times to/from the capital being typically just under 2 hours. There are also regular, direct services to Nottingham, Derby, Lincoln, Bedford, Burton-on-Trent, Leicester, Loughborough, Tamworth, Newark Castle, Luton, East Midlands Parkway, Birmingham New Street and Matlock.

Direct trains to Gloucester and Cardiff operate Monday to Saturday, in the morning and from those cities in the evening. There is also a direct early-morning train to Bournemouth on Monday to Saturday.

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Neighbourhood Watch: The Creative Quarter, Nottingham

Neighbourhood Watch: The Creative Quarter, Nottingham

The Creative Quarter, Nottingham An environment for creative and digital businesses to thrive, The Creative Quarter is Nottingham’s number one choice for students, investors, locals and visitors to learn, live and leisure. Education Ranked the sixth best student city, Nottingham produces 19,700 graduates each year with 32% of Nottingham’s population hold a degree-level qualification.  The

Neighbourhood Watch: The Creative Quarter, Nottingham

The Creative Quarter, Nottingham

An environment for creative and digital businesses to thrive, The Creative Quarter is Nottingham’s number one choice for students, investors, locals and visitors to learn, live and leisure.

Education

Nottingham College City Hub

Ranked the sixth best student city, Nottingham produces 19,700 graduates each year with 32% of Nottingham’s population hold a degree-level qualification.  The Creative Quarter is home to Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham College and the Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies.

Nottingham Trent University was ranked #1 University in 2017 by Times Higher Education whilst Nottingham Business School has this year being shortlisted for Times Higher Education Business School of the Year. The district has a steady flow of first-class talent with up-to-the-minute skills.

Nottingham College’s £58 million City Hub regeneration demonstrates a grand investment in the city’s education. It will offer new facilities and resources for college students and provide community facilities such as a new café and performing arts centre. The neighbouring area to set to provide and open and green space for the community and the College is working with the council to ensure the area and surrounding through-routes are well lit and accessible, helping to create a good flow between this area and the rest of the city centre.

Business

Digital Marketing Company

Nottingham boasts a talented workforce of over 1.1 million, leading the way for knowledge intensive industries including financial and business services, creative and digital, life sciences and advanced manufacturing., of which employ 60% of Nottingham.

The Creative Quarter is a stand-out feature of Nottingham’s creative and digital sector considered ‘incubator without walls’ offers everything from unique businesses spaces, co-working hubs along with independent retails, bars and restaurants. From the two universities, businesses have a large talent pool of 29,000+ creative and digital students.

Regeneration

Broadmarsh Shopping Centre

Nottingham is currently embarking on commercial regeneration with the £250 million Southern Gateway, £150 million re-development of the Broadmarsh shopping centre and the highly anticipated Boots Island site development that is set to include a 5-star hotel, retail space, homes and offices.

The city is also set to benefit as the HS2 network is constructed, with the East Midlands Hub base planned for Toton, on the outskirts of the city, further reducing journey times to London and bringing the rest of the country closer.

Culture

Nottingham Arts Theatre

Named UNESCO City of Literature, Nottingham is a beacon of the creative arts with The Creative Quarter in centre stage. Refurbished lace factories and warehouses have evolved into modern urban living spaces, galleries take centre stage and restaurants populate the district.

Local Retail shop, Paper Came to Light was founded in honour of the local independent shops in Hockley. Today, you’ll find the best publishing and magazines from around the world stocked.

In the heart of Hockley, Nottingham Arts Theatre has shown an array of fantastic shows featuring some of the best talent in the East Midlands. The main theatre seats 300 people and has a proscenium arch and an orchestra pit.

With independent brands, fashion designers and retailers getting involved every year, Nottingham Fashion Week is a celebration of the city’s clothing industry. With live entertainment this is a chance to see new collections from the emerging talent and established names.

Rental Yields

Sherwood Square, Nottingham

This Is Money’s research discovered that Nottingham claims first and fifth rental hotspots in the UK. NG1 takes first place with an average rental yield of 11.99% while NG7 held fifth place with at 8.89%.

Transport

Nottingham Rail Station

In the heart of the Midlands, Nottingham hosts fantastic transport links including the railway to London St Pancras for as little as 90 minutes. Additionally, The Creative Quarter boasts from the £50,000 tram extension and the planned £188 million connection between Nottingham and Derby.

Final Note

The Creative Quarter boasts the epicentre of culture as Nottingham rises as the fastest growing city in the East Midlands. CBRE Research depicted that in October 2018, Nottingham is the ninth largest creative economy of the UK.

 

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