Exciting New Plans for Stocksbridge Go On Show in the Town!

Exciting New Plans for Stocksbridge Go On Show in the Town!

Exciting New Plans for Stocksbridge Go On Show in the Town!

Apr 2009

The ambitious plans for a prestigious £46 million development in Stocksbridge will go on show this weekend (April 18th) as developers ask local residents for their views on the scheme.

The plans will transform the 15 acre former Outokumpu steelworks site off Manchester Road in Stocksbridge creating a mixed use development which will bring new life and vibrancy to the town and attract major national retailers.

As well as creating 900 new jobs the development will also celebrate the rich industrial heritage of the site with the design and development team looking into the history and architecture of the area to create the right feel to the scheme.

And a walkthrough animation of the scheme has been created so everyone with an interest in the development can see how it will look.

The new plans will include:

·         A 63,000 sq ft foodstore

·         Further retail units of varied sized

·         Café and restaurant units

·         Office space suitable for local businesses

·         Car parking - 635 customer spaces

·         Comprehensive landscaping

·         Pedestrian linkages with Manchester Road


It’s hoped that the scheme will be discussed by Sheffield City Council Planning Board later in the Spring.

But residents can have their own viewing of the plans and the walkthrough animation at a public consultation session being held at Stocksbridge Library on Saturday April 18th from 9:30am to 12:30pm.

The scheme is being delivered by the joint development team of South Yorkshire based Dransfield Properties Ltd and Gallagher’s UK working in partnership with Corus and Outokumpu.

 Designed to  a high standards it retains the rich industrial heritage of the site as well as incorporating high quality public realm works with a stunning fountain area and seating.

Mark Dransfield, Managing Director of Dransfield Properties Ltd, said: “We have looked closely at the design of the development and the materials we are using to deliver a really high quality scheme here in Stocksbridge which will attract people back into the town to shop.

“We have also given a great deal of thought to environmental issues. We hope anyone with an interest in the development will come along to the consultation day on april 18th.”

Dransfield Properties specialises in delivering urban regeneration schemes and has recently won four awards, including the BCSC Gold Award for the successful transformation of a former factory site at Marshall’s Yard in Gainsborough.

For further information about the Stocksbridge development and to view the walkthrough animation of the scheme visit the company’s website at www.dransfield.co.uk




For further information, contact:-

Public Relations Department, Dransfield Properties Ltd
Tel: 01226 360644
Email: pr@dransfield.co.uk

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