Sheffield is a great city and we want to make sure that it continues to be successful over the next ten years. This strategy outlines our vision for Sheffield in 2020. It has been produced through listening and talking with local people and hearing about your aspirations for yourselves, your children, your families, your communities, your businesses and the city you live in.
We know that we are building on success. Sheffield is now a city with global recognition. It is at the cutting edge of new technology, with two internationally renowned universities, a city of young people which continues to grow in population, a friendly place with vibrant and friendly communities, a thriving city centre, and beautiful parks and green open spaces.
We are not however complacent; we know that the benefits of our success have not been shared equally across the city and that, as a result, the experience of and outcomes for local people can be very different.
There are challenges ahead, but there are also significant opportunities. This strategy seeks to focus on those opportunities, as they represent the future for people living, learning, working and investing in this city.
It’s 2020: Sheffield is a city of global significance, distinctive, successful, inclusive, vibrant and sustainable.
A great city, where people from across the world want to live, learn, work, invest and visit.
Our Five Key Ambitions
We recognise that we need to work hard to achieve this vision and to do so, we have agreed to focus on delivering five key ambitions for Sheffield:
Download the full strategy below.
As a partnership between local people, local businesses, the universities, colleges, the voluntary and faith sector and local public sector organisations, we are fully committed to delivering this strategy on behalf of the people of Sheffield. We can, however, only achieve the aspirations in this strategy if we have widespread support and the active involvement of local people.
Download The Sheffield City Strategy 2010-2020 as a pdf file