Bright future for historic picture house

A DEAL with a local charity has been struck with the aim of ensuring the restoration and preservation of an historic picture house in Sheffield.

Abbeydale Picture House owner, Phil Robins, who purchased the iconic cinema on Abbeydale Road in 2012, approached Sheffield solicitors firm Wake Smith for advice about the unique lease for the 10,000 sq ft Art-Deco building.

The 25-year lease, which includes complex and unique provisions regarding the tenant actively seeking restoration funding, was devised by Paul Gibbon, dire... For the full story register now for free or login below...