Sheffield City Council’s final proposals for the Heart of the City II development are mixed. Despite some welcome developments, HHB are objecting to this planning application because of the unnecessary destruction of yet more of Sheffield’s heritage. We hope our
Six years on and Primesite are back with one of the most tasteless planning applications we have seen. Can they get away with this? There are lots of reasons to think not; the application is weak, valid planning reasons to
This time it’s not quite as prominent or as central as the last subject, and many people probably don’t even know that this little enclave exists, but it must be one of the best groups of Georgian buildings in Sheffield.Pitsmoor
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.
Cambridge Street western side historic summary By J.Robin Hughes Street history, name and numbering In the early 18th century Coalpit Lane was the main southern exit from Sheffield, although it only gave access to the appallingly bad route over the
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
A previous Blog told the story of a large horse hospital in the centre of town at Lady’s Bridge but a little-known smaller site sits less than a mile away. You probably drive past it everyone day at the bottom
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
Grade II* Sheffield General Cemetery is one of our greatest yet underrated assets and in spite of a recent £3m restoration grant, which was way overdue, it is now under threat from two most unwelcome development proposals. Adjacent to the
Going back to the 1970’s some of you may remember pressing your nose against the windows of the Lancaster Europa showroom on the inner ring-road at Hanover Way, marvelling at the magnificent Mercedes cars on show and thinking ‘I wish’.