Top Reasons for choosing the Area
Exceptional transport links
(train station, trams, buses)
Refurbished shopping centres
Many tourist attractions
About the City Centre
The City Centre is the heart of Nottingham. Student or professional, the city will appeal to you. This location is home to many attractions such as the Corner House, the Capital FM Arena and intu Victoria Shopping Centre.
Upon entering the city, one can see the Corner House. This a popular multi storey complex that houses many bars and restaurants, as well as a multi screen cinema operated by Cineworld, a casino and a mini golf course. This is also the location of one of Nottingham’s many night clubs.
The Old Market Square is in the centre of the city. It is a pedestrianised square and, as such, is the largest surviving square of it’s kind in the UK. It is well known for its fountain feature and many seasonal events which take place here throughout the year including the Christmas Market, the Summer Beach and the Game City Festival. Many shops, bars and banks face into the square. Nottingham’s Council House is located opposite the fountains.
The Lace Market is a historic area of Nottingham. Located a short walk away from the Old Market Square, it was the centre of the world’s lace industry during the British Empire. The area is a protected heritage area due to it’s impressive 19th century industrial architecture.
Intu Victoria Centre is Nottingham’s shopping centre. It includes various shops, restaurants and cafes as well Victoria Bus Station. The shopping centre stands on the grounds of the old train station. Only the clock tower and the Victoria Station Hotel have survived from the old station.
At night, the city really comes to life as it is a popular night out amongst students. Popular night clubs include Rock City, Stealth and Pryzm. Or maybe you just want to go for a drink at one of the city’s many bars including the oldest pub in England, Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem.