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.
Our photo shows the new life of the Earl of Wharncliffe’s town house, which was also his Estate Office. Dating back to 1885 it features in Pevsner and is a real eye-catcher. The new tenants have signed a lease for