Blue Corridor

A protected area running through the site that protects and enhances the setting and biodiversity of the River Loxley.

  • A generous 40m wide ‘blue corridor’ at almost 1km long that excludes all new buildings to protect the setting of the River Loxley.
  • Enhancements to improve biodiversity along the River Loxley and encourage a thriving wildlife habitat.
  • Highlight the waterpower heritage of the site and include a commemoration to the Great Sheffield Flood.
  • An improved gateway to the Peak District with the River Loxley at its heart.
  • New leisure and community facilities along the river to enhance community spirit, create jobs and amenities that improve health and wellbeing for all.