Forming part of Sheffield City Council and Queensberry’s Heart of the City plans – a new hotel has been approved for the city centre.

The 154-bed hotel, designed by HLM Architects, will be housed behind the facades of Palatine Chambers and City Mews in the key city centre location, with Radisson Blue confirmed as the hotelier. The hotel will include a rooftop bar, restaurant and terrace – with shops and food/drink businesses on the ground floor.

Councillor Mazher Iqbal, Cabinet Member for Business and Investment at Sheffield City Council, said: “We’re delighted that our plans to introduce a new hotel to the heart of Sheffield have received planning approval. I’d like to thank everyone who has taken the time to share their comments on these proposals. [emaillocker id=”71749″]

“We believe the arrival of Radisson Blu – a brand of real quality and prestige – not only demonstrates confidence in our city as a worthwhile investment location, but will be a key factor to attracting more businesses and will complement the ongoing rejuvenation of our city centre.”

Andrew Davison, Project Director at Queensberry who’ll be speaking at our upcoming Sheffield Development Plans Event, said: “We’re pleased to learn that we have received the go ahead to develop the Radisson Blu hotel in Sheffield city centre. The hotel’s premium brand reputation provides confidence and will no doubt help attract further investment opportunities for Sheffield. The hotel’s luxury rooms, first-class conferencing facilities, and bars and restaurants, will deliver a new dynamic to the Heart of the City scheme and wider city centre.”

Adela Cristea, Senior Director and Head of Business Development at Radisson Hotel Group, said: “We’re very excited to be at the forefront of Sheffield’s regeneration project in a fantastic location at the heart of the city, as well as adding this vibrant new property to our selection of Radisson Blu hotels across the UK.”