Following the planning committee’s principled decision to refuse permission for a block of apartments to replace the historic Old Coroner’s Court on Nursery Street, the ball is now in the Council’s court to resolve the situation. The Old Coroner’s Court is still very much at risk and the developer still has the right to demolish it at any time.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Sheffield Development Framework (SDF) Draft City Policies, Sites and Proposals Map are available for consultation up to midnight on 31 August 2010. Amongst other things, the documents propose housing, employment and flexible use allocations in all parts of the city. SCT is extremely concerned that Proposed or to be improved walking […]