Chatham Street, Sheffield



The seller submitted a pre application enquiry to Sheffield City Council in 2021 proposing the following development options for the Property:

  • 439 one two and three bedroom apartments within three separate buildings between 5 and 10 storeys in height.
  • 134 one two and three bedroom apartments within two separate buildings of 7 and 8 storeys in height plus 65 houses comprising two, three and four beds.
  • 82 houses comprising two, three and four beds.

Plans showing the development options are available to view on the Data Room.

The pre application enquiry response advises that the Property falls within a General Industrial Area, as defined in the adopted Sheffield Unitary Development (UDP) and that Policy IB5 advises that the preferred uses in such areas are B2 (General Industrial) uses and B8 (warehousing). Acceptable uses include Small Shops (A1), Offices used by the public (A2), Food and Drink Outlets (A3), Business (B1), Hotels (C1), Community facilities / institutions (D1), leisure and recreation facilities (D2), Hostels and Lorry parks. Residential institutions (C2) and Housing (C3) are listed as unacceptable but the pre application enquiry response notes the following:

"this designation is now considered to be out of date following the adoption of the Core Strategy. Policy CS6(b) identifies the area as a transition area, where manufacturing should be encouraged to relocate. Policy CS17 (j) which relates to the city centre quarters, identifies Kelham/ Neepsend as formerly dominated by industry but becoming a focus for new riverside housing and jobs.

Development of the site for housing would help to achieve the aim of Core Strategy Policy CS24 which seeks to maximise the use of previously developed land for new homes. Core Strategy policy CS26 aims to make efficient use of land for new housing, setting out appropriate density ranges depending on location and accessibility. This site is near to the City Centre being situated on the ring road, and the appropriate density range is therefore at least 70 dwellings per hectare.

Options one and two would both achieve densities in excess of 70 dwellings per hectare, however, option three as indicatively illustrated does not appear to meet this requirement."

The pre application enquiry response also advises that Community Infrastructure Levy and Affordable Housing contributions are rated zero in this location. For further information on planning please contact Sheffield Council’s planning department direct.


Prospective Purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries with the relevant service providers. However, we understand there is a sewer running north to south across the Property (see Utilities Briefing Report).


The Property is offered subject to, and with the benefit or burden of all existing rights of way, wayleaves and easements, whether or not specifically referred to in these particulars.


The Property is to be sold Freehold with vacant possession and limited title guarantee.


We understand that the Property is elected for VAT and therefore VAT may be chargeable on the sale.


Both unconditional and conditional offers for the freehold interest of the Property with limited title guarantee, are invited by way of informal tender on or before 12 noon on 31st May 2022. The vendor does not undertake to accept the highest nor any offer


Viewings should be arranged by prior appointment with the selling Agent. Viewers and visitors of the Property do so at their own risk as BNPPRE take no responsibility for any injury or accidents.


For more information or to arrange viewing please contact the agents listed on this site. 

Contact Agent

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Alex Willis
8th Floor Fountain Precinct
Balm Green
S1 2JA

0114 263 9200
07899 060247

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Alisdair Gillespie
8th Floor Fountain Precinct Balm Green
Sheffield S1 2JA

07442 855024