PUBLIC ART AWARD NEEDS YOU!

The Keith Hayman Award for public art has been part of the biennial Sheffield Design Awards for a number of years. Named in memory of Keith Hayman, a keen artist and SCT Trustee, it is presented to the artist judged to have contributed most to the enhancement of Sheffield’s public […]

Sheffield Design Award Winners building visits

Over the coming months, the Sheffield Society of Architects has arranged a selection of building visits to some of the winners from the 2018 Sheffield Design Awards. Promoting design excellence across the City Region, the planned visits include: June: The Long Barn  – Conservation Award winner (Chiles, Evans and Care) […]

Endcliffe Park US Air Force fly-past scheduled

He has shouldered responsibility for the crash for 75 years, as the plane was trying to avoid crashing into him and other children in the park. He has visited and maintained the memorial every day since it was erected, telling them how much he loves them and is forever grateful to those who saved his life.

Response to Heart of the City 2, Block B & C consultation

Sheffield Civic Trust Feedbackin response to the consultation on Sheffield’s Heart of the City 2, Block B & C Sheffield Civic Trust (SCT) thanks Queensbury, Counter Context and the design team at Leonard Design, for presenting the current proposals for The Heart of the City 2 to the membership.The Trust recognises […]

GREAT BRITISH SELL OFF AND COMMUNITY ASSET TRANSFER

In June this year Locality, which is the national membership charity of community organisations, launched Save our Spaces. This is a campaign to save buildings and spaces that have come to be seen as a maintenance liability to councils from being sold off into private ownership. Losing public buildings and […]

SHEFFIELD WATERWAYS AND FLOOD PROTECTION STRATEGY

Members will be aware that the issue of schemes for the better protection of Sheffield from floods such as the devastating one of 2007 has been around for a while now. The initial proposals roused a lot of opposition from heritage and conservation groups. In particular, those proposals which related to the […]

THE RAYNSFORD REVIEW – NINE PROPOSITIONS FOR A NEW PLANNING SYSTEM

Those not directly connected with planning or the built environment may have missed the fact that a major review of the planning system has been underway. Headed by the Town and Country Planning Association,  Nick Raynsford (whose previous career includes being Director of Shelter, MP and Shadow Minister for Housing […]

SHEFFIELD DESIGN AWARDS 2018 – OPEN FOR ENTRIES

The biennial Sheffield Design Awards (SDA) held its 2018 launch at the Town Hall on 10th May. Master Cutler, Ken Cooke, gave a hearty and supportive speech to open the call for entries. Now open for submissions by built environment professionals, the awards celebrate high design quality in buildings, open […]

Gateway Business Centre, Attercliffe – Candidate – Sheffield Design Awards People’s Award 2012

Confirm your vote for the Gateway Business Centre in the People’s Award 2012. SPACES has restored and converted the Attercliffe Baths and Library to create the Gateway Business Centre, which provides business spaces for SME companies on the approach to the city. Their regeneration work and passion for this once neglected […]

Join us for Wildlife Trust’s Centenary Riverside Walk – 5.50pm Friday 4 May 2012

Thanks to the Wildlife Trust for Sheffield and Rotherham please join us next Friday evening for a trip to Centenary Riverside, its urban wetland nature park. We’ll meet at Sheffield bus station at 5.50pm on Friday 4th May before travelling to and from the site by bus. On the outward journey we’ll […]