One of Sheffield's most important civic assets is expensive to maintain, so Sheffield Council has invited a Chinese investor to consider converting it into a five star hotel. Sichuan Guodong Construction Group has been given 12 months to firm up a proposal.
One of the few undeveloped blocks left at Kelham Island is the old Williams Brothers on Green Lane. Admittedly it’s not the prettiest of buildings but nevertheless has some historic value and its own crucible. Plans were approved last year