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Save Trent Lane Depot
Petition Background (Preamble):
It would be a grave mistake for the city to bury one of its proudest achievements, which from 1928 to its decline in 1970s was known as "Nottingham's Highway to the Sea". There have been sound competition proposals to save the buildings and develop the site but the owners The Homes and Communities Agency appear more interested in maximizing profit and speed, rather than heritage, place-making or design.
A little gentle persuasion from the City Council or English Heritage is perhaps all that is needed. The situation is urgent as the demolition team are currently setting up their equipment. I am currently liaising with English Heritage, The Twentieth Century Society and British Waterways.
English Heritage have informed me that they have put this in for emergency review early next week. Any delay to the demolition will be beneficial.
The Save Trent Lane Depot petition to The Homes and Communities Agency, Nottingham City Council, English Heritage was written by Christopher Matthews and is in the category City & Town Planning at GoPetition. Contact author here. Petition tags: trent lane, nottingham, planning, architecture, heritage