Have Your Say

If you’ve been following the saga of the Rose Garden Cafe in Graves Park in Sheffield, we fought a long and hard campaign to save this 100 year old building from demolition and now great news! Today we launched the public consultation & agreed dates for events for engagement in the Park. We have launched […]

Latest plans

This is the report going to Sheffield City Council’s Charity Trusts Sub Committee on Monday 4th MarchWe are making progress and this new partnership is genuinely committed to and working hard towards the restoration of the cafe.

The future for Council buildings

A new report to Sheffield City Council has thrown further light on the parlous state of some of the 800+ buildings in the council’s estate, many of which are iconic and much loved in Sheffield City Centre. Last year, I revealed that the repairs and maintenance bill for these buildings was in the region of […]

The Rose Garden Cafe Partnership seeks Independent Chair

(This is the group consisting of Sheffield City Council, and the voluntary organisations, the Friends of Graves Park and the Save the Rose Garden Cafe Campaign which has been established post-Lowcock, to work on saving and restoring the Rose Garden Cafe following a hugely successful local campaign to save this important heritage asset from demolition) […]

Progress, hopefully!

Yesterday the Friends of Graves Park met with Save the Rose Garden Café group representatives, the café operator’s representative, a councillor and council officers, to start the process of working together on the restoration and refurbishment of the Rose Garden Café. During the meeting the key partners thrashed out the issues on which to work. […]

Next Steps Discussion Workshop

Latest developments from Sheffield City Council on the proposed Rose Garden Cafe Partnership Following the committee meeting last week where approval was given to establish a partnership to take forward the Rose Garden Café (RGC) restoration, we wanted to offer to meet (soon) to explore how we can best work together for the restoration and […]

A reprieve!

The council’s charity trustee sub-committee has finally agreed to set up a partnership with community members to spearhead the restoration of the popular Rose Garden Cafe building, shelving options that would have seen it demolished or replaced. Sheffield Council Statement confirmed: Surveys Reopening… From SRGC Campaign – Thanks for all YOUR support! Read more

Questions for SCC

Sheffield Tree Campaigners plan to ask the following questions at next week’s meeting of Sheffield City Council (Weds 6th Oct 2pm). Questions include one about the Rose Garden Cafe in Graves Park I welcome the  possibilities for Community/Council joint working recently announced. 

We’re on the Local Heritage Register

Great news ! The Rose Garden Cafe has been listed on the South Yorkshire Local Heritage Register This message from the people who manage the register today. Hello, to confirm that the nomination for Local Listing of the Rose Garden Café building has now been through the assessment process and that the recommendation made for […]