Attercliffe Waterside site ‘the most exciting development in the north’
A 22-acre urban regeneration site next to the Sheffield and Tinsley Canal has gone on the market and has been labelled one of the most exciting developments in the north of England by the council.
Acting on behalf of a consortium of three owners in Sheffield, CBRE’s Northern Land and Development team and Sheffield agents Fowler Sandford are marketing Attercliffe Waterside, a popular route for thousands of people who use the canal each week as a running and walking route.
Councillor Mazher Iqbal, cabinet member for business and investment said of the development. “This is a really important site for the regeneration of Attercliffe and the Lower Don Valley. It is a exciting opportunity for an imaginative team of developers to help us to make the East End of Sheffield a fantastic place to live as well as to build on the existing network of great places to work and play.
“As a proud East Ender, I can’t wait to see these improvements come forward and help to showcase the beauty of the Sheffield and Tinsley Canal for a new generation and springboard further regeneration and opportunity across the area.”
The Lower Don Valley area contains world class advanced manufacturing research and production facilities and a retail, sports and leisure cluster that serves the whole Sheffield City Region including Meadowhall, Ikea, Sheffield Fly DSA Arena, the English Institute of Sport and Ice Sheffield.
Sheffield Hallam’s £14million Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre will become the most advanced research and development centre for physical activity in the world. It sits alongside a University Technical College (UTC) for 600 students and Academy for 1,200 pupils and further phases of private commercial development are currently being planned.
John Dunlop, director for the Land & Development team CBRE, said: “We are delighted to bring to market Attercliffe Waterside, a prominent site well suited to residential development, which forms an attractive regeneration opportunity to a wide number of potential purchasers. Sheffield has great connectivity and benefits from an established rental and sales market, supported by the presence of the universities and major employers. It has seen significant growth particularly in the PRS sector and we expect it to attract high interest.”