List of tallest buildings and structures in Sheffield

This list ranks building and structures in Sheffield by height.

Tallest existing buildings and structuresEdit

The tallest existing buildings and structures above 50 metres (164 ft), as of April 2018, in Sheffield are listed below.[1] Grey panels indicate that the building was the tallest in the city at the time of its completion.

Rank Name Completed Use Height Floors Image Notes
metres feet
1 St Paul's Tower 2010 Residential 101 331 32   [2]
2 Arts Tower 1965 University 78 256 20   [3]
3 Royal Hallamshire Hospital 1974 Hospital 76 249 17   [4]
4 Sheffield EfW Plant 2006 Chimney 75 246 -   [5]
5 New Era Square
(Chinatown)
2019
(under construction; topped out)
Residential 66 217 21   [6]
Velocity Tower 2009 Residential 66 217 22   [7]
7 The Gate 2020
(under construction)
Residential 64 210 21
8 Sheffield Town Hall 1896 Government 61 200 6   [8]
St John's Church, Ranmoor 1879 Church 61 200 -   [9]
10 Hollis Croft 2019
(under construction)
Residential
(University)
60 197 18
Cathedral Church of St Marie 1850 Church 60 197 -   [10]
12 Tapton Hill Radio Tower 1967 Radio 57 187 -   [11]
13 Telephone House
(Vita Student Sheffield)
1972 Residential (former office) 56 184 16   [12]
14 Redvers House 1971 Office 54 177 14   [13]
15 Knight House 2019
(under construction; topped out)
Residential
(University)
51 167 17
iQuarter 2008 Residential 51 167 16   [14]
17 Pennine Centre 1975 Office 50 164 13   [15]

Tallest approved and proposed buildings and structuresEdit

This is a list of all approved and proposed buildings and structures in Sheffield over 50 metres in height.

Rank Name Use Height Floors Notes
metres feet
1 Sheaf Tower, Sheffield Hallam University Mixed use 37
2 Pinstone Street/ Union Street Tower Residential 32
3 Furnival Square Tower Residential 21
4 West Bar, Block 1 Residential 90 295 26 [16]
5 West Bar, Block 2 Residential 84 276 26 [17]
6 MoorSheffield, Block 1 Residential 79 259 26 [18]
7 Weston Tower Redevelopment Residential 75 246 23 [19]
8 Hanover House Redevelopment Residential 72 236 22 [20]
9 23 Furnival Gate Residential 65 213 19 [21]
10 1 Furnival Square Office 64 210 16 [22]
11 West Bar, Block 1 Office 62 203 14 [23]
12 3 St. Paul's Place Office 59 194 13 [24]
13 West Bar, Block 11 Office 53 174 12 [25]
14 Roscoe Road Development, Block 9 University 52 171 18 [26]

Tallest demolished buildings and structuresEdit

This list shows the tallest buildings in structures in Sheffield of at least 30 metres in height that have been demolished.

Rank Name Demolished Use Height Floors Image Notes
metres feet
1 Bernard Road Incinerator 2001 Chimney 75 246 - [27]
2 Hyde Park Flats,
Block B
1992 Residential 56 184 19   [28]
3 Herdings Towers

Building C

1996 Residential 34 125 13 [29]

Timeline of tallest buildingsEdit

Years tallest Name Use Height Floors Notes
metres feet
1430–1850
(420 years)
Sheffield Cathedral Church 49 161 n/a [30]
1850–1896
(46 years)
Cathedral Church of St Marie Church 60 197 n/a [10]
1879–1896
(17 years)
St John's Church, Ranmoor Church 60 197 n/a
1896–1965
(69 years)
Sheffield Town Hall Government 61 200 6 [8]
1965–2010
(45 years)
Arts Tower University 78 256 20 [3]
2010–present
(8 years)
St. Paul's Tower Residential 101 331 32 [2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Buildings of Sheffield". Emporis. Retrieved 19 August 2010.
  2. ^ a b "St. Paul's Tower, Sheffield". Emporis. Retrieved 19 August 2010.
  3. ^ a b "Arts Tower, Sheffield". Emporis. Retrieved 19 August 2010.
  4. ^ "Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield". Emporis. Retrieved 19 August 2010.
  5. ^ https://www.emporis.com/buildings/396517/sheffield-efw-plant-sheffield-united-kingdom
  6. ^ https://www.emporis.com/buildings/1345103/new-era-square-sheffield-united-kingdom
  7. ^ "Velocity Tower, Sheffield". Emporis. Retrieved 19 August 2010.
  8. ^ a b "Sheffield Town Hall, Sheffield". Skyscrapernews. Retrieved 19 August 2010.
  9. ^ "St. John's Ranmoor, Sheffield". Emporis. Retrieved 19 August 2010.
  10. ^ a b "St. Marie's Cathedral, Sheffield". Emporis. Retrieved 19 August 2010.
  11. ^ https://www.emporis.com/buildings/1294410/tapton-hill-radio-tower-sheffield-united-kingdom
  12. ^ "Telephone House, Sheffield". Emporis. Retrieved 19 August 2010.
  13. ^ "Redvers House, Sheffield". Emporis. Retrieved 19 August 2010.
  14. ^ "iquarter, Sheffield". Emporis. Retrieved 19 August 2010.
  15. ^ https://www.emporis.com/buildings/150704/the-pennine-centre-sheffield-united-kingdom
  16. ^ https://www.emporis.com/buildings/323785/west-bar-block-10-sheffield-united-kingdom
  17. ^ https://www.emporis.com/buildings/323786/west-bar-block-9-sheffield-united-kingdom
  18. ^ https://www.emporis.com/buildings/177521/moorsheffield-block-1-sheffield-united-kingdom
  19. ^ https://www.emporis.com/buildings/263374/weston-tower-redevelopment-sheffield-united-kingdom
  20. ^ https://www.emporis.com/buildings/211349/hanover-house-redevelopment-sheffield-united-kingdom
  21. ^ https://www.emporis.com/buildings/250307/23-furnival-gate-sheffield-united-kingdom
  22. ^ https://www.emporis.com/buildings/276943/1-furnival-square-sheffield-united-kingdom
  23. ^ https://www.emporis.com/buildings/323787/west-bar-block-1-sheffield-united-kingdom
  24. ^ https://www.emporis.com/buildings/260775/3-st-pauls-place-sheffield-united-kingdom
  25. ^ https://www.emporis.com/buildings/323788/west-bar-block-11-sheffield-united-kingdom
  26. ^ https://www.emporis.com/buildings/260777/roscoe-road-development-block-9-sheffield-united-kingdom
  27. ^ https://www.emporis.com/buildings/396439/bernard-road-incinerator-sheffield-united-kingdom
  28. ^ https://www.emporis.com/buildings/151028/hyde-park-flats-block-b-sheffield-united-kingdom
  29. ^ mawlkw39 (26 April 2014), Demolition of the 13 Storey Tower Block at Herdings, Sheffield, retrieved 2 March 2019
  30. ^ "Sheffield Cathedral, Sheffield". Emporis. Retrieved 19 August 2010.