Part of major developments are being planned by the East Midlands Development Corporation, including at the Ratcliffe on Soar power station site, between November 2021 and January 2022, stakeholders were consulted on plans for an Local Development Order (LDO) that could assist with propelling any plans for the site in line with independent planning processes.
The project could see towns and communities across the borough, able to access tens of thousands of jobs and apprenticeships, and significantly improved transport links.
The developments, which cover an area larger than three Olympic Parks, will deliver 84,000 jobs, contribute £4.8bn a year to the East Midlands’ economy and create green spaces centred around Ratcliffe-on-Soar power station, Toton and Chilwell, and East Midlands Airport.
This has been backed by news of HS2 set to come to East Midlands Parkway as part of the government's Integrated Rail Plan.
More information can be found on the East Midlands Development Company website.
And why not view this film on the project.