Park Hill Sheffield Housing

Park Hill Sheffield, Architect, Sixties Housing, Deck Access Yorkshire Building, Property

Park Hill, Sheffield : Deck Access Architecture

Yorkshire Architecture Development, north England, UK – design by Jack Lynn and Ivor Smith

30 Jan 2018

Park Hill Sheffield

Phase 3 of Sheffield’s Park Hill redevelopment

The transformation of the Park Hill Estate enters Phase 3 of the Estate’s regeneration.

Urban regeneration specialist Urban Splash has teamed up with student accommodation developer, Alumno Developments, to create accommodation for circa 350 students, new shops and facilities.

Public consultation event: Thursday 8 Feb 2018

Park Hill Phase 3 Sheffield Development

Stirling Prize shortlisted – 18 Jul 2013

Deck access housing

Grade II* listed in 1998

New photos of Park Hill Phase 1, added 18 Jun 2013:

Park Hill Sheffield building
photo © Daniel Hopkinson

Park Hill Renewal
Date: 2013
Design: Studio Egret West with Hawkins Brown

Park Hill Sheffield flats
photo © Daniel Hopkinson

RIBA National Awards 2013 Citation:

This is a sensitive regeneration of an heroic Grade II* listed building that had become maligned due to the problems associated with poorly maintained social housing.

Park Hill Sheffield housing
photograph © Daniel Hopkinson

Park Hill Sheffield housing
photograph © Daniel Hopkinson

The client and the architects have addressed the somewhat contradictory demands of conservation and commerce. The team has worked with stakeholders English Heritage to find a balance between retaining the Brutalist language while changing public perception of the building.

Park Hill Sheffield flat interior
photograph © Peter Bennett

New iridescent coloured panels give the street frontage a changing face while not challenging the original architecture. The result is visually striking without losing any of the original ‘Park Hill’ look – the ‘streets in the sky’ live on.

Park Hill Sheffield housing
photo © Daniel Hopkinson

Park Hill Phase 1
South Street, Park Hill, Sheffield, S2

Architect: Hawkins/Brown and Studio Egret West
Client: Urban Splash
Structural Engineer: Stockley
Services Engineer: Ashmount
Contractor: Urban Splash Build
Contract Value: confidential
Date of completion: Feb 2013
Gross internal area: 27,928 sqm

RIBA National Award
RIBA Yorkshire Award
RIBA Yorkshire Conservation Award

Park Hill Sheffield interior of flat
photograph © Peter Bennett

RIBA Awards 2013 : RIBA National Award Winner – 13 Jun 2013

Date: 1960s

Architects: Jack Lynn and Ivor Smith

Photos © Adrian Welch, Apr 2010:

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Park Hill redevelopment
Date: 2007-12
Architects: Studio Egret West & Hawkins Brown

Photos © Adrian Welch, Apr 2010:

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Urban Splash development of listed sixties deck-access housing blocks

Aerial view – image taken from the west:

Park Hill Sheffield
photo © webbaviation

More Sheffield Architecture photos online soon

Studio Egret West + Hawkins & Brown


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