Category Archives: Town Centre Development

Partnership Working Would Be Nice

We recently reported that we had just secured sufficient grant funding to proceed with the purchase of the Old Social Work Building (OSWB) within the deadline set by Highland Council. The building would provide new toilets, a visitor information centre, … Continue reading

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We were almost there…!

For almost a year now, we have been working up a business case for the use of the Old Social Work Building. It has long been suggested that the building would make an ideal Gateway for the town centre. In calling for … Continue reading

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The Nairn Charrette – a NICE perspective

After two days of presentations, discussion, workshops and drawings with representatives from Highland Council, local business and residents, was it all worth it? There was an underlying feeling that, “we’ve been here before” – and it also became clear that … Continue reading

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Town Centre Survey

As you may already know, Highland Council is holding a mini-Charrette in Nairn on the 30th April-1st May. It will have a clear focus on identifying the mechanisms for delivering and funding projects that will best deliver town centre regeneration. … Continue reading

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Proposed Consultation About the Future of the Town Centre

NICE is delighted to have been nominated as a partner in Highland Council’s recent application for Scottish Government financial support towards the cost of a Charrette about the regeneration of Nairn Town Centre. Properly understood a charrette is an intensive … Continue reading

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A possible future for the Old Social Work Building

The following is, in effect, the conclusion of a longer document that charts the twists and turns that have brought us to this point. See the complete paper for full details and background. We welcome your response to these proposals. … Continue reading

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2013 AGM

The Minute of AGM can be found on this page - http://www.nicenairn.org.uk/AGM2 MINUTE_2013.pdf The Chairman’s report can be found below.

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AGM – Chairman’s Report

The NICE AGM was attended by around 60 people many having already read the Feasibility Study proposals for the old Social Work Building. A number of searching questions were taken from the floor and at the end of the meeting … Continue reading

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Social Work Building Feasibility Study

We are pleased to post the following document: Feasibility Study of Future Possibilities for the Old Social Work Building July 2013 Please note: This a a 4Mb file We hope members will be able to attend the AGM on the … Continue reading

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Report on Public Meeting

A good number of members and others met at the Community Centre on the 23rd. The results of the survey, that had been completed by 150 local businesses and residents, were presented. A number of helpful ideas were brought forward … Continue reading

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