Plans revealed to transform former Sheffield car park into 61 studios and apartments

A former car park is to be turned into studios and apartments after a developer branded Sheffield a city of opportunity.

Friday, 25th June 2021, 1:44 pm

The former car park in Lock Street, Upperthorpe, is being used to create 61 units made up of five studios, 48 one-bedroom and eight two-bedroom apartments over five storeys.

Prices will start from £145,000 with the development on track to be finished in autumn 2023.

Property firm Solomon New Homes says The Lock is designed to attract working professionals and to reflect the bustling Sheffield lifestyle along with the city’s rich industrial heritage and history.

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What The lock will look like when completed.
What The lock will look like when completed.

Apartment interiors have been designed by award winning interior designer Kate Kingston. Open plan living areas are designed to allow as much natural light into the building as possible.

Solomon founder Andrew Ward said: "Sheffield is a city full of opportunity and we look to the future as developments like The Lock allow Sheffield’s economy to grow.”

The lounge of a one-bed apartment.
The roof terrace of at Lock Street