Sheffield’s Chief Executive on the housing crisis

Sheffield’s Chief Executive on the housing crisis

Sheffield’s Chief Executive, John Mothersole gives an excellent and realistic outline of the challenges facing cities as the supply of housing land shrinks, forcing down new-build completions and pushing up prices for buyers and tenants alike. This will be a...
A view into Sheffield from outside

A view into Sheffield from outside

It’s always wise to listen to outsiders opinion of a city. They have an insight that only detachment can bring, Of course that doesn’t mean to say that they are always correct in everything that they say, but it’s important to understand external...
The 137 mile SkyCycle Floating Above London

The 137 mile SkyCycle Floating Above London

Foster + Partners and Space Syntax – a team who share Lord Foster’s passion for the benefits of cycling – have jointly developed SkyCycle, a new approach to transform cycling in the capital. Following existing suburban railway corridors, a wide, secure deck would be...
Does Vince Cable really want to put up interest rates?

Does Vince Cable really want to put up interest rates?

Once again house prices are in the news, but this time it’s because the Business Secretary Vince Cable is talking about raising interest rates to help keep them under control. Cable was speaking primarily about the overheating in the London and south-east...
When is a shop not a shop?

When is a shop not a shop?

Enniskillen is the focus of at least some of the world’s attention as the G8 summit meeting hoves its not inconsiderable caravan of politicians, advisers, security, protesters and lobbyists into the news this week. The economy of the tiny Northern Irish town...