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Park Hill 1960s housing estate in Sheffield – new pictures of redevelopment


It's something the locals either love or hate, but there's no denying that Park Hill in Sheffield is a modern-day icon. It's also undergoing a very modern renovation, courtesy of Urban Splash.

Described as 'streets in the sky' during its development in the late 50s and early 60s, the estate was initially popular in those post-war years, but with poor maintenance and an even poorer reputation as time passed, Park Hill's future was at a crossroads until Urban Splash stepped in with English Heritage, with idea of turning the now Grade II listed building into upmarket apartments, business  units and social housing.

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