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Sum Votes Needed for Local Building

October 5, 2014 by


              Sum Studios has been shortlisted for the 2014 Sheffield Design Award by the Sheffield Civic Trust and the Royal Institute of British Architects Yorkshire. The former Anns Grove School was originally designed by renowned architect Charles J Innocent and built by the Sheffield School Board at the turn […]

New Heeley Voice – December 2013 – Issue 59

December 17, 2013 by


Here is the December 2013 issue of the New Heeley Voice, bringing interesting news of people and projects nearby… There’s been progress at Sum Studios, with work starting on the remaining 2 derelict buildings, Recycle Bikes have launched a new DIY ‘Bike Kitchen’ in Attercliffe and the Sheffield Antiques Quarter kick off their crowd funding campaign to put the Quarter well […]

Heritage Open Day in Heeley – September 14th 2013, 11-4pm

September 11, 2013 by


Heritage Open Days is an annual celebration of England’s fantastic architecture and culture. Every year on four days in September, buildings of every age, style and function throw open their doors and offer free access to places that are usually closed to the public or normally charge for admission. It is a once-a-year chance to […]

Heeley Walk and Talk

January 23, 2013 by


Do you live in Heeley? Did your family live here in the past? Do you have any memories of the area; old photos, documents or stories? If you do come and join in with the Heeley Walk and Talk Project! Starting on Friday 25th of January, Heeley Walk and Talk is a new, exciting three […]

George Henry Beverley – a Heeley Butcher

June 26, 2012 by


Memories of Heeley by Sid Wetherill George was born in Bradfield in 1848.  He married Margaret Dawson, age 20, at Heeley Church in 1868. They moved to No. 3 Townwell Street, (now Well Road), a small butchers shop.  Their next door neighbour at No. 5 was Samuel Naylor, a postmaster, and his wife Hannah, a ‘letter carrier’.  […]