Why choose Nottingham?

Nottingham is a great place to live and work. It’s a vibrant and colourful city with one of the largest hospital trusts in the country and two world-class universities.

It’s a city of business and enterprise, a city of sport and culture and of learning and science. It has big-city nightlife, retail and leisure in a friendly city centre which attracts more than 35 million visitors a year.

Nottingham has excellent transport infrastructure and occupies a fantastic central location with transport links into the city via road, rail and air.

The M1 and M42 are both within a 25-minute drive of the city centre, as is East Midlands Airport. Nottingham railway station provides a direct route into London St Pancras in less than two hours.

Nottingham has more than 300 bars and restaurants, from family-run deli-cafes to celebrity chefs Sat Bains, Jamie Oliver and Marco Pierre-White, all flying the flag for Nottingham’s fine dining.

It is a great place for the shopper, with more than 1,300 retail outlets. There are several big name department stores and two major shopping centres, the Victoria Centre and the Broadmarsh Centre. 

The city is one of the most energy efficient cities in the UK, producing 11.5% of its own power and generating more than 3% of its heat and power through renewable sources and waste.

NHS Nottingham University Hospitals
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