A campaign has been launched to save one of Sheffield’s historic buildings, Abbeydale Picture House, with the aim to restore the building and bring it back into public use.

Since 2017, Sheffield arts charity CADS has had a long term lease on the building but a dispute over roofing repairs led to their temporary eviction in May. CADS recently regained access and are launching a campaign to cover the operating costs and to continue long term restoration.

Sheffield Live! reporter Baillor Jalloh spoke to Steve Rimmer, Founder & Trustee at Creative Arts Development Space (CADS).

Steve said: “It’s a community asset essentially. It’s a beautiful 100-year-old building, one of the only ones left in Sheffield. It’s a great usable space for the ones that can be used, and it’s a vital community space for people to meet, use and develop over time.”