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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…

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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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Buildings on Swan St, Manchester. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

New all-day venue in Manchester’s Northern Quarter to create “jobs and opportunities”

Albert’s Schloss co-founders plan new Northern Quarter venue Swan Street Firehouse The team behind Swan Street Firehouse also founded Trof, Deaf Institute and Gorilla The co-founders of Albert’s Schloss are planning to open a new Northern Quarter venue. A licence application has been submitted for Swan Street Firehouse, a new café, bar, restaurant and event space. It will be based inside an old MOT station on land being redeveloped by Capital & Centric and the Kamani Property Group. The team behind the venture includes Adelaide Winter and Joel Wilkinson, who…

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