Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders has urged Sheffield County Council to save a number of down local favourite hotspots which includes record store Rare and Racy andvintage clothes emporium, Syd&Mallory, after the council received a request to build a number of new flats, restaurants and cafes.
Hundreds of people – including Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders – are urging planners to save a clutch of independent Sheffield businesses from being bulldozed.
Making his feelings clear on the subject, Helders tweeted:
You can’t let em knock down these shops! Classic, independent businesses in sheffield. http://t.co/ADutMGJOQJ
— Matt Helders (@matthelders) October 10, 2014
Some peolpe have stated that: “The destruction of these buildings will rip the heart out of the vibrant community that has built itself around Devonshire green, replacing it with the kind of faceless residential slab that inspires nobody”
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