30 04, 2018

Park Improvements Underway

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  Three of our Community Parks are currently benefiting from some Section 106 investment. New play equipment is being installed at the Wedge Pocket Park on Harborough Avenue. An extension to the character railings created by Artist / Maker Chris Campbell are being installed at Manor Fields Park off City Road and on Manor Lane [...]

30 04, 2018

A new home for Sheffield Wood Recycling

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Our new Timber Recycling building is taking shape fast thanks to a grant from Power 2 Change. Located right next to the Green Waste facility we hope that by the summer  we be able to extend opening times from Monday to Saturday and have a lot more room for up-cycling all that lovely waste wood. [...]

30 04, 2018

More Rhubarb Shed than ever before

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  Lots of changes are starting to take place across  our Manor Lodge site. The first that most people will notice is that the  Rhubarb Shed café, which grew up in one of our  old barns, has now  just  moved to a bigger one!  That means lots more indoor and outdoor space for visitors to [...]

5 03, 2018

Green Estate goes Global. Well, European at the very least!

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Our very own ‘Made in Sheffield’ Flower Turf has made it all the way across the Channel into the Netherlands. We’ve been selling our Pictorial Meadow seed across Europe for a while now but this is a real first for us. Travelling in several articulated lorries and accompanied by our expert Meadow Staff, Lian and [...]

5 03, 2018

Writer in Residence

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Green Estate has ‘appointed’ a new writer and illustrator in residence. Joe Shute and Liz Collins, whose book A Shadow Above: the fall and rise of the raven, has just been published by Bloomsbury will be leading a series of youth nature walks around the Manor Lodge site in partnership with local schools starting in [...]

5 03, 2018

One Year On now for our Timber Recycling Venture

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Hard to believe that this time last year we were rather nervously taking on the Sheffield Wood Recycling Business from its former owners. Part of the National Wood Recycling Network, this is a great idea where waste timber is collected at skip cost from construction sites and then ‘upcycled’ as reusable affordable timber. Of course [...]

5 03, 2018

All Change around Manor Oaks

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Thanks to a grant from Power 2 Change and some Section 106 funding we are now preparing for Phase 2 of site development. After an intense process of evaluation last year we have produced a revised  site master plan  that looks to make more effective future use of every bit of land and buildings improving [...]

21 09, 2016

Double Award just announced from Yorkshire in Bloom September 2016

By | September 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

This year we entered the Yorkshire in Bloom Awards for the very first time and the results have given us some very mixed emotions. Great pleasure in that the judges seemed thrilled with what they saw and awarded us with a Gold for our Manor Parks. Huge sadness in that our long standing colleague and [...]

21 09, 2016

Last of the Golden Summer September 2016

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With temperatures finally dropping and the rain coming at last the long hot days of summer are officially at an end and all of our lovely Pictorial Meadows are starting to get their annual chop. Last Year we had flowering going on right up until November but the very hot dry weather this year especially [...]

21 09, 2016

Manor Makers Trade Routes Project Starting Soon 20th September 2016

By | September 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Artist Chris Jarratt, in collaboration with Green Estate, has been successful in getting a Year of Making Commission for yet another creative arts project. Building on the success of the JOYRIDE project that saw seven 14-19 year olds in the Manor designing, building, and then racing their own Soap Box Derby cars through Manor Fields, [...]

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