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Developers reveal first plans for Parkwood site

The architects map for the first phase of the Parkwood Development

27 June 2018 The consortium leading plans to breathe new life into Sheffield’s former ski village and the surrounding area have issued a first look at how plans may take shape. A map showing how EXTREME Destinations’ plans for the site could look, together with a first architect visual of a new ski lodge and plans for new mountain bike ...

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Celebrating Sheffield Doc/Fest’s success story

2017 Sheffield International Documentary Festival

1 June 2018 Doc/Fest’s 25th edition kicks off on Thursday 7 June, and the organisers are putting the city of Sheffield at the heart of its success. Now, with the city in the running for a creative hub for Channel 4, Doc/Fest organisers will be welcoming the broadcaster which has involvement in several of this year’s documentaries and events. Doc/Fest ...

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CAPITAL&CENTRIC to restore Sheffield’s historic Eye Witness Works

An artist impression of the new Eye Witness Works

Sheffield’s iconic Eye Witness Works are tipped to become the city’s coolest place to live, with CAPITAL&CENTRIC on board to restore the Grade II listed cutlery works in a £20m project. The regeneration and heritage specialists have exchanged contracts to acquire the buildings from Sheffield City Council. They are now working on plans to breathe new life into the former ...

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Pioneering 3 St Paul’s Place sold for £24m

3 St Paul's Place

  Released on behalf of CTP 12 March 2018 3 St Paul’s Place, the flagship office building in the heart of Sheffield, has been sold for £24 million. It has been bought by London-based investment company M&G Real Estate. Developers U+I and CTP, who built the 78,000 sq ft Grade A speculatively, hailed the sale “as a massive vote of ...

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Heart of the City II : Next phase of transformative city centre announced


Monday 12 March Sheffield City Council has today announced the next phase of work to deliver its transformative city centre regeneration scheme known as Heart of the City II – the new working title for the city centre development scheme formerly known as the Sheffield Retail Quarter. The Council’s bold new plans include proposals for the latest premium retail and ...

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Sheffield welcomes Channel 4’s move to regional hubs

Sheaf Square_Channel4_Cam1

March 8 2018 Sheffield welcomes today’s announcement from Channel 4 to expand their regional presence through three new hubs. Councillor Mazher Iqbal, cabinet member for business and investment at Sheffield City Council, said: “To establish a new, world-leading centre for digital technology in Sheffield, with its proud reputation for innovation and forward-thinking, would be an excellent complement to any moves ...

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Grey To Green blooming into Castlegate

A University of Sheffield visualisation of how the next phase of Grey To Green will look

The award-winning Grey To Green scheme looks set to cultivate new followers – with plans to extend the scheme into neighbouring parts of the city on show from tomorrow. Sheffield City Council has launched a consultation into the second phase of the scheme, which has seen the city’s former inner ring road transformed into a green corridor that is also ...

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Free Wi-Fi on its way to Sheffield city centre

Councillor Mazher Iqbal, left, with Diane Jarvis, David Oliver and Mike Hague from Idaq

Free wi-fi is on its way to the Outdoor City. Sheffield City Council and Sheffield based Idaq Networks Ltd have announced a 10-year deal that will see IDAQ provide free of charge high-speed Wi-Fi internet access in the outdoor areas and public buildings of Sheffield city centre. The service, which will be known as Sheffield Free Wi-Fi, will help the ...

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£4.1m to boost jobs, homes and ‘Knowledge Gateway’ in Sheffield

The new Fitzalan Square will feature improved pedestrian walk ways

Released by Sheffield City Region  7 November A multi-million-pound funding boost for Sheffield’s ‘Knowledge Gateway’ from the Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is set to transform several prominent streets and spaces in Sheffield City Centre helping to create the setting for 2,863 new jobs and almost 500 new homes, growing the regional economy by an estimated £158million. The LEP is ...

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Digital technology institute at the heart of Sheffield Channel 4 bid

Channel 4 - Sheffield

14 July 2017 Plans to move Channel 4 to Sheffield could lead to a national institute of digital talent and technology being established in the city. Sheffield City Council, which is leading the city’s bid to establish a northern base for the broadcaster, has also released a new image of what a new site could look like at the entrance ...

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Funding unlocks new sustainable industry park

Part of the proposed new sustainable innovation park at Claywheels Lane

13 June 2017 Plans to develop a new green energies park containing a purpose-built steel press can forge ahead thanks to City Region funding. The former Ucar site at Claywheels Lane, semi-derelict for nearly 20 years, can now be transformed into a sustainable industries park, subject to planning permission, by owners AMG as well as accommodating a new state-of-the art ...

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Tour de Yorkshire: Wheels in motion for bike businesses and clubs

Bike entrepreneurs - biketrepreneurs - such as Russell Cutts are choosing to base themselves in Sheffield

31 March 2017 With the Tour de Yorkshire now just a month away, Sheffield City Council is looking at how Sheffield is building on its Le Grand Depart legacy. First, we look at the biking businesses and elite teams who are raising the bar for the city’s biking credentials.  Russell Cutts, from Bicycle Shed, and Dave Coulson from the Cycling Sheffield ...

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New city sustainability vision given the green light

Duncan Phillpott (pic)

17 March 2017 Council leaders will develop a new green vision for Sheffield highlighting five new key priorities. The new five-point sustainability plan was given the green light by councillors at a cabinet committee meeting on Wednesday and focuses on five priorities with an aim to make the city a leading centre for sustainability. The strategy will set out a ...

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