VIDEO: Spectacular views over Sheffield from the top of Children’s Hospital crane

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This is the spectacular view from the top of a 45-metre high crane at the Children’s Hospital in Sheffield.

From these dizzying heights, you can see for miles across the Steel City’s skyline and take in some of the city’s most iconic landmarks.

The Star reports from the top of a 45m crane at The Children's Hospital, Sheffield.

The Star reports from the top of a 45m crane at The Children's Hospital, Sheffield.

The crane is on site at the hospital, on Western Bank, as part of building work to create a new wing complete with plenty of private rooms, a spacious outpatients’ department and lots of room for children to play.

Paul Dobson, site manager for developer Simons, said: “This project is very challenging but very, very rewarding. We have seen what they do in the hospital and it’s mindblowing what they do for the children and the parents as well.

“The staff are wonderful and to give something back to this community is such a rewarding thing for us.”

Simons has already given plenty of support to the Children’s Hospital Charity’s Make it Better appeal, which is a massive drive to fund the creation of the new wing.

The Star reports from the top of a 45m crane at The Children's Hospital, Sheffield.

The Star reports from the top of a 45m crane at The Children's Hospital, Sheffield.

Members of the team ran the Yorkshire Half Marathon in Sheffield, they make donations every time there is a ‘near miss’ on the building site and they are planning a charity wax to raise even more cash. They have also spent time with some of the hospital’s young visitors, getting their help to make bird boxes to place around the building site.

Now the Children’s Hospital Charity is drumming up support for its Make it Better Day on June 26. They are encouraging supporters to do whatever they can to raise money for the hospital’s campaign.

David Vernon-Edwards, charity director, said: “Whether you bake, dress-up, dress-down or take on a sponsored challenge, your support on Make it Better Day can change young lives.

“With a year to go until building work is complete, we need your support more than ever. So grab your colleagues, friends and family and help make it better.”

The Star reports from the top of a 45m crane at The Children's Hospital, Sheffield.

The Star reports from the top of a 45m crane at The Children's Hospital, Sheffield.

n To order a fundraising pack visit www.tchc.org.uk