£60m Nottingham station almost sealed

Thursday August 11th, 2011

According to media reports,Vinci Construction is in the final stages of negotiations to deliver the £60m upgrade of Nottingham Station as part of The Nottingham Hub project.

Network Rail will plough £41m into the project, the city council has found £14.8m, while East Midlands Development Agency will provide £2.1m, East Midlands Trains £1.6m and £500,000 will come from the Rail Heritage Trust.

Officials say that the project will galvanise several other development sites adjacent to the station. It is projected that 230,000 sq ft of office development and 140,000 sq ft of retail will be built nearby by 2020, creating over 1200 new jobs.

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