Meadowhall leisure expansion would hit city centre, council says

A £150m shopping centre extension focusing on leisure would harm a nearby city centre, a council has warned.

British Land, which co-owns the Meadowhall centre on the outskirts of Sheffield, wants to develop a leisure park and outdoor adventure area nearby.

Sheffield City Council backed the plans when it considered them before the pandemic, but now objects.

It said the loss of major retailers like John Lewis meant the city centre must now focus on leisure and catering.

The latest Meadowhall plans would see development of the Vulcan Road M1 distribution site into a leisure park and outdoor adventure area.

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