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ASM Global to operate Sheffield City Hall

With ASM also set to operate Utilita Arena Sheffield from January 2025, the hall will become its second venue in the city

By James Hanley on 09 Jul 2024

Sheffield City Hall

ASM Global has been appointed the new operator of the UK’s Sheffield City Hall – its second venue in the city.

The company was selected as the successful bidder to run the 2,271-cap building following a “highly competitive” tender process launched in June last year.

“We are delighted to have been selected to operate the wonderful Sheffield City Hall – a truly beautiful and unique venue steeped in heritage,” says ASM Global Europe president Chris Bray.

“Sheffield’s rich culture and phenomenal music talent are recognised far and wide, and working with Sheffield City Council we have exciting plans to evolve and transform the city’s live entertainment experience for both residents and visitors, delivering content that is nothing short of world leading.

“We are thrilled to be able to support the local community and the city’s economy”

“Having announced just a few months ago that ASM Global has also been appointed to manage the city’s Utilita Arena, we are thrilled to be able to support the local community and the city’s economy, ensuring these venues are must-plays across a broad spectrum of acts and artists, from grassroots to world-renowned.”

Sheffield City Hall, which has welcomed the likes of The Beatles, Elton John and Kylie Minogue since opening in 1932, currently hosts more than 750 events each year. Upcoming concerts include David Essex, Ryan Adams, Will Young, The Australian Pink Floyd Show and Adam Ant.

Sheffield City Hall and the Utilita Arena Sheffield will join ASM Global’s network of more than 350 venues, which collectively host 20,000 events and welcome 164 million guests every year.


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