NOTTINGHAM | Nottingham Castle Revamp


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Cost - £30million

Use - Tourist Attraction / Museum

Website - http://www.nottinghamcastletrust.org/

Expected Completion Date - 2020

Nottingham castle is to receive £14million from the Heritage Lottery Fund towards the £30million revamp which is expected to be completed in 2020.

The development of Nottingham castle will include the following:

  • A glass lift inside the castle cliff

  • The opening up of unexplored medieval caves underneath the castle and the city centre

  • A new Visitors Centre

  • An interactive Robin Hood Gallery with the inclusion of Little John, The Sheriff and The King

  • Remodelling of the castle grounds

  • Further restoration of the castle, Brewery Yard Cottages and gatehouse

  • A castle terraced restaurant

  • Remodelling of the galleries within the castle building including a new Rebellion gallery

  • Live acts within the castle grounds all year round

The remaining funding will come from local donations, council tax and investors.

##Artistic Map

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##The New Visitor Centre

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##The Robin Hood Interactive Gallery

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##The castle galleries

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##A map of the current discovered caves

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The news was announced by Nottinghams official Robin Hood, Tim Pollard:

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You can view as to where the development is on my [URL=“https://drive.google.com/open?id=1iidkAP3PnCbI0xacb0e1ZS0R4pk&usp=sharing”]Nottingham Interactive Development Map[/URL]:

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##View Point

A blurry view of the castle looming over the city in the distance (in brown towards the right) as viewed from the future city park which is to replace a 4 lane road known as Colin Street:

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If anyone is interested in donating, please visit [URL=“http://www.nottinghamcastletrust.org/”]http://www.nottinghamcastletrust.org/[/URL] who will be the operator of the future tourist destination.


NOTTINGHAM | Development Discussion
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The Sherrif would be proud!