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 […]

Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011- Shortlisted Entries Confirmed

Earlier this week, RIBA’s judging panel shortlisted 19 schemes from 60 submitted entries in the Forgotten Spaces Sheffield Competition. The shortlist includes a range of innovative, far reaching and practical ideas of how to put to use overlooked or ‘forgotten’ sites in our city. The judging panel included: David Bickle, […]

Western Bank Library wins again!

Congratulations to Avanti Architects, Admiral Construction, Turner & Townsend and the University of Sheffield for the refurbishment of Western Bank Library, which has just won the RICS Pro Yorkshire Award for the best Building Conversion in the region. At the Sheffield Design Awards 2010 the project won best Renovation and Avanti Director John Allan, […]

The Douglas Knoop Centre (2006)

Home of Sheffield University’s Humanities Research Institute (HRI), the Douglas Knoop Centre is a contemporary extension to a grade II listed pavilion building which originates from the 1830s.  Many will remember the building on Gell Street, next to the Henderson’s Relish Factory, being used as accommodation for doctors working on call at the […]