A new development agency for Shalesmoor, Kelham Island & Neepsend.
SKINN is the Shalesmoor, Kelham Island & Neepsend areas of Sheffield. On this website you can find information about the area & about people working here - producers of art, music, events, objects and graphics. You can also find out what events are happening.
Exploring Neepsend 2015
October 14, 2015

You are kindly invited to join the public design charrette Exploring Neepsend 2015, taking place at the Kelham Island Arts Collective (KIAC) on Thursday 22 October 2015, 4-6pm. Students from the MA in Urban Design programme at the Sheffield School … Continue reading

MAUD skinn
September 28, 2015

SKINN is pleased to announce that in the next six weeks we’ll be exploring Neepsend together with students from MA in Urban Design (MAUD) programme – Sheffield School of Architecture (SSoA). More info to follow soon.

Shalesmoor Map - uses
May 21, 2014

Currently SKINN is working on starting the neighbourhood planning process in St. Vincent’s / Shalesmoor area. In the next few months we will be developing a neighbourhood forum of 21 representatives of the area and those interested in its future. … Continue reading

October 2, 2013

We have been busy all summer running workshops to get the site ready – making signage, furniture & clearing the site. Thank you to everyone who came down! Prior to this we have been sorting out a million things with … Continue reading

View All -> Businesses

Independent conference venue with dining facilities Continue reading


Industrial design and consultancy working to help develop new products Continue reading


Digital printing company. Continue reading


Office and workshop accommodation based in the heritage setting of Albyn Works. Continue reading

View All -> Organisations

Co-operative of 13 artists based in the old rehabilitation school. Continue reading


Charity building profits for HIV-support group Shield through cultural events, holistic therapy and space hire. Continue reading


Social enterprise hosting arts programme at CADS. Continue reading


Kayak Sports Club based at Kelham Island Museum. Continue reading

about skinn1

SKINN is a new, not for profit organisation that is working to make the Shalesmoor, Kelham Island & Neepsend area better for everyone. We aim to improve the area by working on real projects with local businesses, residents, and organisations. … Continue reading

About The Area
about the area

Shalesmoor, Kelham Island and Neepsend are a triumvirate of thriving communities. For over a century, the industrial heartland of the city has churned out a conveyor belt of history, a wealth of heritage which shapes Sheffield’s identity to this day. … Continue reading