Moorfoot Building, Sheffield

Moorfoot Building, Sheffield

The Moorfoot Building is a large office building in Sheffield in the form of a step pyramid. It is located at the foot of The Moor (a pedestrianised shopping street), close to the Sheffield Inner Ring Road. Before its construction, The Moor continued across St Mary's Gate onto London Road. The building opened in July 1981.

The building was previously known as the Manpower Services Commission building. It contained offices belonging to several departments of the UK government, namely: Department for Children, Schools and Families; Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills; Department for Work and Pensions; Home Office. The building was purchased by Sheffield City Council in the 2000's with the government departments as sitting tennants pending their relocation. In 2010 the Uk Government vacated the property, and were replaced by the Council's Children, Young Peoples and Families Directorate and Central Finance Service. In the summer of 2011, many departments from the Sheffield Town Hall moved into the Moorfoot Building.
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Sight Name: Moorfoot Building
Sight Location: Sheffield, England (See walking tours in Sheffield)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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