30th September 2005
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At the East
Midlands Property Annual Dinner last night (Thursday) in Nottingham the university won the Regeneration Award for the
is given each year to “the most creative scheme in the
The Regeneration Award was presented to Professor David Chiddick, Vice Chancellor of the university, by David Higgins, Chief Executive of the award sponsors English Partnerships.
is the result of an enormous amount of support from many partners in
Lincoln, especially City of
“It is excellent
Keith Laidler, Director of Development and Environmental Services at the City of Lincoln Council, said: "We have worked very hard to get Lincoln recognised in the East Midlands in all strategic documents as one of the top five players in regeneration.
“We have now achieved that and this award truly demonstrates we are a player on the regional stage.
“We are fortunate that in the university we have an innovative, dynamic and proactive regeneration partner."
To date the university has invested well over £70 million in the Brayford Pool campus, which opened in 1996.
This week the university announced a refinancing deal which has released a further £30 million to complete the campus.
Caption: Professor David Chiddick (left) receives the award from David Higgins, Chief Executive of English Partnerships (photograph: Mike Beard)
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