logo Burngreave Messenger Issue 25 October 2002.

wavy roof houses to go

All of Woodside estate, including the distinctive wavy-roofed (or ‘upside down’) houses, is to be demolished this autumn, following a Sheffield City Council cabinet decision on 18 September. Although the wavy roof houses are spacious and loved by some residents, it would cost an estimated £65,000 to upgrade each of them.

The Messenger has heard that the whole site will be grassed over, left for five years, and then sold off to private developers. This would change the character of Burngreave – for better or worse? Watch this space!


The wavy roof houses at Woodside.