Green Light for New Pocket Park

THIS is the transformation that awaits a run-down area on the edge of Sheffield city centre – after long-awaited plans were given the go-ahead.

Sheffield Council’s city centre, south and east planning board has approved the scheme to turn a strip of derelict land between Nursery Street and the River Don into a pocket park which will also help reduce the risk of flooding.

Leigh Bramall, cabinet member for environment and transport, said: “The park will provide the first opportunity within the city centre to get down to water level and experience the much cleaned-up and wildlife-rich river.”

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