to be given a
The decommissioned block of 29 bedsits is no
longer considered appropriate for sheltered
accommodation and has been boarded up for
many years. The bedsits are to be remodeled
into 16 new two-storey family homes.
Feedback from local people has been positive.
“Far better than I thought it would be,”
one resident after seeing the artist’s impression
of the finished project.
“I think it’s fabulous,”
This is the third regeneration project that emh
group has undertaken in Erewash. The first
two – Hart Lea and Town Street in Sandiacre –
were the first new affordable homes to be built
in the borough for over 10 years.
Work has already begun on transforming the
disused water fountain at Romorantin Place into a
thriving community garden with a time capsulate
and sculpture, thanks to Long Eaton Civic Society
and a £12,000 grant from Tesco.
“This has been a difficult project to
get off the ground, but we are
delighted that we are finally going
to be giving the buildings a much
Director of Property Services
Following a successful public
consultation, we are pushing ahead
with our plans to regenerate Romorantin
Place in Long Eaton. Work is expected
to start in the summer and be completed
a year later.
The occupied 19 flats and 22 maisonettes are to
be refurbished and fitted with new kitchens and
bathrooms. The front of the building is also to be
given a facelift.