Plough- Planning Permission Refused

Application No. 19/02130s /FUL -The Plough Inn, 288 Sandygate Rd, Sheffield, S10 5SE

As a result of five councillors voting for and five against and the subsequent chair’s status quo vote, at this afternoons Sheffield City Council’s planning and highways committee meeting (held virtually), planning permission for the demolition of the Plough Inn and redevelopment of the site on Sandygate Road was refused.

Save the Plough and the Sporting Heritage of Sandygate

Support Local Eating Establishments

The Eat Out to Help Out Scheme opens tomorrow 3rd August 2020.

Under the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme, every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, between the 3rd and 31st August 2020, the government will pay 50% of the bill, up to £10 per head, on any meals and soft drinks at any Participating pub, restaurant or café.

The Eat Out to Help Out Scheme discount means that a meal out for one diner that costs £20 will be reduced to £10, however because of the £10 cap per person, a £25 meal for one diner will be £15

Eat Out to Help Out Scheme Government Guidance link.

Another Piece of History is set to Disappear

Plough Inn Sandygate Road

Planning officers are recommending that the application to demolish the Plough Inn, Sandygate Road is approved; we are calling on our elected councillors to overturn that decision. Please let your local councillor know, before next Tuesday, August 4th, that our community is opposed to the loss of this landmark building.

Please see below contact details for our local councillors

tim.huggan@councillor.sheffield.gov.uk

mohammed.mahroof@councillor.sheffiled.gov.uk

anne.murphy@councillor.sheffield.gov.uk

The report from planning officers states that the condition of the building is not due to poor management or neglect by the owner but is due to break-ins and vandalism, but  there was no mention of the Enforcement Notice issued by the City Council!

The report states that the £50,000 rent for the pub as advertised by the owner was ‘reasonable’ but states that the majority of other comparable pubs were offered at ‘significantly less’.

The report states that there are two other pubs within 800m of the Plough but acknowledges that the Cherry Tree was saved even though there were pubs within 800m because the area around the Cherry Tree is ‘hilly’
It seems that Crosspool is not ‘hilly’

These are just some of the inconsistencies in the officers’ report.

The report will be considered by the Planning Committee next Tuesday, August 4th at 2 p.m. This is a virtual meeting that can view via a Webcast. You can find details here:

This is an artist impression of what is proposed to replace The Plough, if the planning officers recommendation is approved by councillors at next week’s meeting.

More Local Businesses Reopen

Tomorrow is Service Saturday when a host of lockdown restrictions are to be eased.

In line with the UK Government guidelines, from tomorrow, Saturday 4th July, the following Local Churches, Hairdressers and Restaurants/Inns will be reopening their doors.

Sportsman (ember inn) Crosspool – Ember Inns app:
Phone: 0114 268 8011  

Crosspool Tavern, Stonehouse    
Phone: 0114 266 2113

Hudson’s kitchen
Phone: 0114 449 5341

Varanasi Inn
Phone: 0114 266 1017

Inspiration Hair Salon
Phone: 0114 266 3996

Papa Ciccios
Phone: 0114 268 4440

Enhance
Phone: 0114 266 5950

Ronaldo
Phone: 0114 266 2133

Expert Barbers
Phone: 0114 266 1234

St Columba’s
Phone: 0114 267 0006

Stephen Hill Methodist Church
Phone: 0114 230 5676

Tapton Hill Congregational Church
Phone: 0114 230 8191

Church of St Francis of Assisi   
Phone: 0114 263 0383

The numbers and time permitted at premises may be limited, so to make your visit smoother and more enjoyable; you are strongly advised to contact the service provider’s either by telephone, website, face book, twitter or email.

To ensure you and their staff are protected and Stay Safe at all times, please observe social distancing and their entry service rules.

Plough Inn update

A renewed planning application for the Demolition of the Plough Inn and its ancillary buildings on Sandygate Road has been submitted to the Sheffield City council planning department.

The Plough, Sandygate Road
The Plough, Sandygate Road

You can view these changes on the Sheffield City Council website:

View application 19/02130/FUL

Internet access is also available at your local library or at First Point in Howden House.

To comment on this application you can either:-

  • go to the Sheffield council website and  comment online
  • write to Marcus Young, (Planning officer) Howden House, 1 Union Street, Sheffield S12HS,  including your name, address and the reference number, 19/02130/FUL.

Comments must be received by 16 January 2020. There is help on the council website on how to make an effective planning representation including the issues they can consider. If you do comment it will be published online and you will be informed of the decision, but the planning officer is unable to respond in writing before then.

The majority of applications are decided by officers in accordance with planning policies. Larger or more controversial schemes are decided by the Planning and Highways Committee.

View application 19/02130/FUL

100 YEARS AND STILL GOING STRONG

August 14th 1919 saw the official birth of Crookes Working Mens Club Ltd. Although the roots of the club go back a little further this is the date that they officially became recognised as a business.
To celebrate their 100th-birthday-party they are going to do what they do best and have a PARTY weekend.August 05, 2019 crookes social (1)
Friday 9th August  7pm
“The Sleaze Sisters” Glam Rock Band
Thor! “Gods of Rock” Yorkshire Rock Band
Saturday 10th August
Crookes Fest…. Open-air live music from 12noon until 7pm.
Family Beach Party…. Ice cream, Punch and Judy show, Animal petting zoo, and much more?
Sunday 11th August
Car boot and table top sale
All-comers crown green bowling competition 12noon – 6pm
IT’S ALL GOING TO BE FOR A GOOD CAUSE. “Sheffield Children’s Hospital Charity”

Crookes Club, Mulehouse Road, Crookes, Sheffield S10 1TD
crookesclub@hotmail.co.uk  0114 266 0114

HOME OF FOOTBALL WILL BE LOST FOREVER “UPDATE”

NEW DEADLINE EXTENDED to JULY 22nd.
Thanks to everyone who submitted an objection to the proposed demolition of the former Plough Inn. Over 150 objections have been submitted which shows the strength of community support for this iconic building.

Save the Plough
Save the Plough

Due to one of the site notices only going out in late June, we have now been informed that objections to the proposal can be made up to July 22nd 2019. So, if you didn’t get round to submitting an objection, you still have time.
Obviously, the more objections made, the better the chance of saving the building.
Planning apps Sheffield
Peter Duff (Save the Plough & the Sporting Heritage of Sandygate)

 

 

 

 

 

HOME OF FOOTBALL WILL BE LOST FOREVER

THE DEADLINE IS JULY 3RD.

As most of you will know, an application to demolish the Plough has been submitted to the planning committee. The application would see the Plough replaced by eight houses on the site, none of which would be affordable for many of the local people.

The Plough, Sandygate Road
The Plough, Sandygate Road

We are asking as many people as possible to object to this application in order to protect such a historic building as the Plough. The main reasons for objecting are: The Plough was listed as an Asset of Community Value in April 2018 which protects its status as a public house. This decision was based on widespread support from the community, individuals, families and local organisations such as Crosspool Forum.
The recent planning history of the site confirmed the value of the Plough to the local community.
In January 2017, the planning committee refused an application for change of use on the basis that the pub catered for a wide section of the local community.
The Plough has significant heritage value not only to the local area but to the city as a whole. It is a landmark building and is closely associated with the history of football in the city. The local authority should be looking to preserve such buildings and to promote them as part of its ‘home of football’ campaign.
The application to demolish the Plough does not provide any evidence to suggest that it is not viable as a public house. The developer states that no offers were received to lease the pub but this was because it was only offered for a completely unrealistic rent of £50,000 per annum. Average rents in our region are between £24,000 and £29,000.
Please make an objection as soon as you can, using the link below:

Planning apps Sheffield

THE DEADLINE IS JULY 3RD.
Thanks
Peter Duff (Save the Plough & the Sporting Heritage of Sandygate)