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Work halted on £155m Lumiere development in Sheffield

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    Work has stopped on the construction of a 55-storey tower in Sheffield. The developer, K W Linfoot, has frozen the project until the climate stabilises and an appropriate funding structure can be put in place. Carillion has been appointed for the construction of the £155m Lumiere development, which was scheduled to take around four years to [...]

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  • #2
    Lumiere is in Leeds.
    Also need to edit a few other points as your article contradicts itself Lin Freestone. Lumiere is to be two towers, one of 55floors/172m and the other of 33floors/113m. You say in first line "Work has stopped on the construction of a 55-storey tower in Sheffield", but then say its 54. Also the piling work is complete.
    Last edited by baranelo; 16-07-2008, 09:22 AM.


    • #3
      Good points - Lin's been writing and coverage press releases in commercial property for donkeys years - looks like she just had a bad day on that one and mixed things up with the St Paul's Tower, Sheffield, story which she was covering at the same time.

      News item amended.


      • #4
        Sorry. I was rather abrupt. I was Just having a bad day. I've amended my post to sound less confrontational.


        • #5
          It's okay - it really was important to bring this to our attention - we published something incorrect, Lin mixed up tower developments in Leeds and Sheffield, and we needed to amend that - once notified that it was incorrect.