Sheffield mill conversion CGI

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…

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National Picture Theatre, Hull. Photo from Wikimedia Commons

Hull’s National Picture Theatre needs help to bring bomb-hit cinema back to life

A major project to bring a Hull landmark back to life is looking for volunteers to help in the restoration process. The National Picture Theatre on Beverly Road is looking for people to help assist with a project to conserve and repair the building and its heritage features. The derelict Hull cinema was almost destroyed in a 1941 bombing raid and could re-open as an education centre and memorial late next year. It’s thought to be one of only a few examples in the UK of a surviving non-military ruin from…

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CGI of South Beach development, Blyth (@retail)

Retail and leisure invited to join Northumberland coast development

Retail and leisure businesses are being invited to fill a new development on the Northumberland coast. The Blagdon Estate is developing the scheme at Blyth’s South Beach which will include a Co-op convenience store and two other units. Work is expected to start on the scheme next year with a view to it opening in 2022 and now the developers have started marketing the 1,000 sq ft and 3,500 sq ft units that are available in the scheme. Ian Thurlbeck, director of property agents @retail, said: “In the past week…

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