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Sheffield: green light for historic mill conversion for food & leisure

Ambitious proposals for the conversion of an Oughtibridge mill into a food hall, community hub and leisure facility have been approved by Sheffield City Council.

The project will form the heart of Sky-House Co’s plans to bring a new generation of housing design to the former British Tissues site.

Sky-House Co has already been given approval to create 35 of its Sky House homes – a back-to-back housing concept created by architects and planners at multi-disciplinary practice CODA – at the former industrial location.

That development will consist of 24 three bedroom Sky Houses and six more three bed end-terraces along with a further five four bed riverside properties.

The old Mill Cottages will also be converted into four apartments and a cottage, bringing the total number to 40 homes.

And the latest approval will now see work begin on the conversion of the site’s existing mill building into a mixed use food hall, community hub and leisure facility, with facilities for start up businesses too.

Sky-House Co co-founder, David Cross, said: “We are in talks with The Cutlery Works, who are very interested in the food hall development, which would bring a new dining experience to the north of Sheffield and serve what is set to become one of the city’s most ambitious residential developments…

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