Some Sheffield projects are moving slowly, some may never happen.Some Sheffield projects are moving slowly, some may never happen.
Some Sheffield projects are moving slowly, some may never happen. | other

Sheffield developments: 17 high profile stalled and slow projects we'd love to see in 2024

There can be many reasons affecting the pace of schemes, including a lack of funding

Some Sheffield developments take a long time, with work going on in the background - others are dead in the water.

It can be impossible for a passer-by to know the difference. All they see is a building, or an empty site, unchanging as weeks turn into months and turn into years

There can be many reasons why, including a lack of funding. A developer’s attention may be drawn elsewhere, or there could be planning issues - or a pandemic.

With the city council, it appears capacity could be the issue. When it won millions in Levelling Up and Future High Streets funding in 2020 and 2021 there just didn’t seem to be enough officers to do everything - Event Central, Fargate, Castlegate, Attercliffe High Street etc, all at once. 

But we haven’t given up hope. So, while this list is in some ways sad, it doesn’t mean that this time next year they won’t all be well on the way. Fingers crossed for the future!

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