VIDEO - Watch exciting fly through of new 'Mesters Village' residential quarter in Sheffield city centre

A new residential quarter in Sheffield city centre is taking shape after a developer lodged plans for back-to-back houses.

Wednesday, 16th February 2022, 3:55 pm

Developer Capital & Centric came up with the idea of a ‘Mesters’ Village’ based around Milton Street where it is converting the historic former Eyewitness cutlery works into flats.

It even commissioned a ‘fly-through’ video showing how it could look with more than 2,500 flats and houses, maker spaces, cafés, bars, delis and a school.

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Sky-House Co has lodged a full planning application for 50 back-to-back houses and apartments on the site of the former Stokes Tiles warehouse on Egerton Street.

Now Sky-House Co has lodged a full planning application for 50 back-to-back houses and apartments on the site of the former Stokes Tiles warehouse on Egerton Street.

Across the road, a £10m block of flats is set for completion six years after the builder went bust leaving it open to the elements.

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A giant 864-unit development for students called Cosmos now stands on the corner of Fitzwiliam Street and Moore Street.

Leeds-based Wilton Developments took on the seven-storey shell in Broomhall is completing the project after spending an extra £3.2m.

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Meanwhile, a giant 864-unit development for students called Cosmos now stands on the corner of Fitzwiliam Street and Moore Street.

It has four blocks, with one 17-storeys high.

This £10m block of flats is set for completion six years after the builder went bust leaving it open to the elements.

Capital & Centric’s conversion of Eyewitness Works and Ceylon Works on Milton Street will include 97 loft apartments and town houses, a café-bar and a new six-storey building on the site of the former Brunswick Hotel.

The Manchester-based firm says the Little Mesters’ idea could take five to 10 years.

Capital & Centric’s conversion of Eyewitness Works and Ceylon Works on Milton Street will be at the heart of the Mesters' Village.

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