Student flats plan for derelict church in Sheffield

A church which has been derelict for almost a decade is set to be brought back into use as student accommodation.

Crookes Valley Methodist Church, which dates back to 1881, but has not been used since 2003, could be converted by 2013 if the development is approved.

Northern Eye Properties, the building’s current owner, has announced joint plans with Sheffield University to convert the building into flats which will accommodate up to 109 students …

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