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CDI Sector Analysis reveals impact of the Creative Quarter in Nottingham

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Following a collaboration between the Creative Quarter Company and Nottingham Trent University, a report has been published recognising the role of the Creative Quarter Company in boosting the CDI sector in the city.

Published April 12th

The report confirms that Nottingham has a nationally significant cluster of CDI businesses, and thanks to a policy of place-making and investment in the east side of the city, there is a wider trend of strong growth across all businesses in the CQ.

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Modern urban living in and amongst refurbished lace factories and warehouses. On-trend independent retailers and many bars, restaurants, cafés, galleries, arts cinema and theatres. A buzz in the daytime and a rhythm at night.

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Nottingham Trent University, the UK’s University of the Year, has a Creative Quarter campus. Nottingham College is investing £58m in a new skills hub. Confetti is expanding fast. Metronome is open for business and learning.

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Easy-access offices and workshops. Co-working and incubator spaces. Top-notch commercial premises. CQ supports entrepreneurs and creative businesses before they start trading, to start trading, and to grow.

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Investment and business location in Nottingham support the growth of our creative economy. The Creative Quarter offers the right skills, the right location and the best opportunities in the East Midlands’ fastest growing city.

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