Published: 27th Nov 2019

A bid to improve Sheffield’s high street made by Sheffield City Council and supported by the University of Sheffield has been made successful in the first round of applications. The funding will come from the government’s £1bn Future High Streets Fund that aims to transform and regenerate high streets across England. Following discussions with a wide range of stakeholders, Sheffield City Council and the University of Sheffield are now presenting draft proposals in order to gather support. A survey will also be used to help build an accurate picture of how people view the city and what they wish to see included in plans for the future. Professor Vanessa Toulmin from the University of Sheffield said: ‘The team has been very pleased to contribute to the development of the Future High Streets Fund bid.’ ‘The workshops undertaken have gained insights from over 120 stakeholders.’ ‘Dr. Bobby Nisha and a team … (To read the full article, subscribe below)