The previous Sevenstone and New Retail Quarter schemes involved the obliteration of most of Cambridge Street and Wellington Street. The latest scheme is a vast improvement.
Sheffield has one or two little pockets of early buildings which have somehow escaped the bulldozers and one is on a street which few people venture down due to our convoluted traffic systems. I refer to Bank Street which was
If you care about Sheffield’s Heritage please sign this petition https://www.change.org/p/julie-dore-leader-of-sheffield-city-council-sheffield-city-council-don-t-sack-our-conservation-officers Hallamshire Historic Buildings has very grave concerns about Sheffield City Council’s proposal to dismantle the Planning Dept’s conservation team, a move which would see the two remaining Conservation Officers
Heart of the City 2 consultation Please take two minutes to email your thoughts (even just a very brief response is better than nothing) or fill in the online questionnaire, telling Sheffield Council what you think of proposals for inner
ARE YOU BEING SERVED? If you’re aged under 50 that headline won’t mean much to you, so do what you usually do and Google it. Basically it was a long running sit-com featuring an old fashioned department store run by
Once upon a time, Sheffield had a Britannia Brass Works (unusual for a steel town). Built in the 1870s for Messrs Searle and Gazzard it had a short life however and by 1905 it had been abandoned and by 1910
The St Vincent’s Quarter is fast becoming another Kelham and is currently one vast building site especially in the Hollis Croft area which we featured in the ‘Improvements at St. Vincents’ Blog. Recent details in the press tell us that
Town Fields is an area of Sheffield that you’ve probably never heard of, but that’s what it was known as a couple of hundred years ago, which explains why. No doubt this is where one of the street names ‘Daisy
Did anyone go to the ceremony at the City Hall welcoming the famous lions which have been returned to their rightful home? We certainly weren’t aware of it until spying a small item on Page 14 of Wednesday’s Sheffield Star.
The planning application to demolish Bennett Cottage, near the top of Mayfield Rd in Mayfield has yet to be determined (a decision has been now been postponed twice). If this application is approved it will have far reaching consequences. Please