Published: 12th Mar 2020

Sheffield City Council has announced a new proposal to create a ‘cultural heart’ in the city centre.  The development will consist of three sections. One building will offer 70,000 sq ft of office space over seven floors, with food and drinks units on the ground floor. Another part of the development will work to retain the heritage of the buildings on Cambridge and Wellington Street. Proposals for this project include turning one of the buildings into a large industrial-style space which the council have said would be well suited to a food hall or a communal space. The existing Bethel Chapel will also be renovated to become a live entertainment venue. The buildings will all be designed and retrofitted to minimise operational emissions, emitting around 40% less carbon than typical building regulations compliant designs. Sheffield City Council and its strategic development partner, Queensberry, have been working together with the heritage … (To read the full article, subscribe below)