Velocity Tower, Sheffield

Velocity Tower, Sheffield

Velocity Tower is a development project currently under construction next to the Inner Ring Road in Sheffield City Centre, South Yorkshire, England, overlooking Ecclesall Road. The build is a continuation of a previous design to be built by Cala, titled 'Eclipse'. The design most noticeably evolved with the introduction of a high-quality glass cladding façade to replace the previously proposed brickwork skin. A taller ground floor was also introduced, and a roof top wind turbine array was added to improve the buildings green credentials. In December 2008, Velocity Tower - although unfinished - opened its doors to potential tenants. The tower currently has apartments to let on most floors, with the uppermost floors unfinished and a number of access points where mast climber access previously existed clad in white painted boards, rather than the glass panels of the remainder of the building.
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Sight Name: Velocity Tower
Sight Location: Sheffield, England (See walking tours in Sheffield)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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