Shoreham Street

Sheffield, UK

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192 Shoreham Street is a Victorian industrial brick building sited at the edge of the Cultural Industries Quarter Conservation Area of Sheffield. It is not listed but considered locally significant.

The completed development seeks to rehabilitate the once redundant building, to celebrate its industrial heritage and allow the building to be once again relevant for use. The brief was to provide mixed use combining desirable double height restaurant/bar within the original shell (capitalising on the raw industrial character of the existing building) with duplex studio office units above. These are accommodated in an upward extension of the existing building in a contrasting but complementary volume, a replacement for the original pitched roof.

The new extension is contemporary yet laconic in form and an abstract evocation of the industrial roofscapes that used to dominate the city. It is parasitical in nature, engaging with the host structure in a couple of locations, where windows bite into the existing building. The new roof profile creates dramatic sweeping ceiling profiles in the new accommodation, a sectional dynamism that is to be further enhanced by the use of double height volumes in the duplex units created.

The proposal is intended to enhance the existing building and create a striking landmark on the inner ring road; a symbol both of the area's past and its aspirations for the future.

The project was named Sheffield Building of the Year 2012 and won an RIBA Regional Award 2013.

Awards

RIBA Regional Award

Winner

28 February 2014

AJ Retrofit Awards

Short-listed

10 December 2013

RIBA

Regional Awards

Winner

25 June 2013

Sheffield Design Awards

Best Building

Winner

17 June 2012

FX Awards

FX Awards

Short-listed

12 June 2012

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Related news

Shoreham Street up for another award

Our building at Shoreham Street is up for another award: The AJ Retrofit Awards 2013.

Another Award for Shoreham Street

Our building at Shoreham Street, Sheffield just won an RIBA Regional Award 2013.

Shoreham Street is Up For Another Award

Our recently completed building at Shoreham Street, Sheffield has been shortlisted for an RIBA Regional Award 2013.

Shoreham Street Wins Best Building Award

We are delighted to announce that our Shoreham Street project has won the Best Building Award at the Sheffield Civic Trust 2012 Awards!

AYA and FX Awards Shortlists

Our Shoreham Street project has been shortlisted for yet more awards!

Sheffield Design Awards: VOTE!

The voting pages for the Sheffield Design Awards have been released. Winners will be announced in late November - wish us luck!

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