Hotels, businesses and residents in Sheffield’s historic Castlegate ...
Ahem? Spot the hotels, businesses and residents in Castlegate!!
The buildings on the right are on Blonk Street, the river is just beyond the railings on the right.
... will soon enjoy a transformed outlook and setting – as Phase 2 of the acclaimed ‘Grey To Green’ scheme gets under way.
The scheme will also link Castlegate to the under-used Victoria Quays area and transform the almost redundant former inner ring road with sustainable drainage, floral meadows, segregated cycle lanes and public art. It will also significantly improve the approach to the Castle House Kollider/Kommune on Snig Hill.
There is a plan ...
This is all very noble, but it will mean permanent disruption for several cross city bus services and, at the moment, detailed information is both sparse and inadequate.
But it will all be lovely when it is finished.
While you are possibly reading this, the fbbs are off to Mottisfont Abbey (near Romsey) to meet an old colleague and chum. The trip should have been by train, but the lads at South western Railway are having five days of inaction and Mottisfont station (on the line from Salisbury to Southempton) ...
... has no trains! Tomorrow's blog will be, in part, a taster to prepare to the old folks visit next week to stay with No 3 son in his new (but old) house in Eastbourne.