CADS Residents

The communities of studio holders that make up CADS are unique, creative and diverse. The range of creative activities & businesses that our studios play host to amazes us each and every day and we are proud to provide the building blocks that creatives and start ups need.

Looking for anyone in particular? Click the first letter of their name.



AALFY Ltd is a non profit organisation that has an array of courses and training that they offer to disadvantaged people to help them learn new skills and develop their knowledge.

Check out their website here


28th of May 2016 Sheffield will host the 2nd annual AfroFest with events showcasing local, national and international renowned artists.

Afrofest Facebook page

Ally Fraser Woodworks

Ally Fraser designs and makes bespoke furniture to your specification as well as offering his own unique creations.

Check out his Facebook page here.


When the shops are closed or your too far away from the off-licence, don't panic! This late night delivery service has got it covered.

Claire Lee (Clee)

Within her art, Clee explores such issues as containment, communication, contradiction, identity & transcience. She works in different media, carving into stone & wood and sculpting clay.

Click ID

Click iD is an experienced product design company. They bring CAD design, 3D printing, prototyping, product visulations and a lot more to the table.

Check out Click ID's Twitter account here.

Chopshop CNC

ChopShop create bespoke furniture made from untreated wood. Their CNC router allows them to produce detailed and custom designs.

Chris Murphy

Chris is an experienced guitarist of more than 20 years and has studied such diverse styles as blues, classical, country, folk and rock – making for a very broad base of musical knowledge from which he can help any number of different clients.


Dr Cryptic

DJ and music producer Dr Cryptic is one of our Smithfield residents and owner of Chip Butty Records.
Music available to download/buy.

Take a look at Dr Cryptic's Facebook page for more info.

Enable Space

Creating new opportunities in Sheffield through the development of people and places

Fleecy Sunshine

This is the home of paintings & small sculptures by Elizabeth Crossley and Paul Sewell. Elizabeth's work is inspired by sheep of many colours in varied settings...hence the name fleecy sunshine & Paul's work has a sense of history about it.


Foodhall is Sheffield’s ‘Pay as You Feel’ dining room and free cycling food network ran by students & grads promoting wider community engagement through food!

For more info about what they do check out their website:



Genius Design

A creative multi-disciplinary design practice specialising in the production of leading edge high quality bespoke contemporary furniture and complimentary interiors.

The Great Escape Game

Join the rest of Sheffield finding clues and solving puzzles to escape the mad scienists and save the world!

The Holt Café

The Holt serves high quality coffees and teas alongside a range of freshly made sandwiches, soups, salads and cakes to eat in or take away!

Its a music ting

Tucked away in our Snow Lane complex, these guys repair DJ equipment and facilitate DJ practice.

Find out more on their Facebook page.

Jamboree Arts

A co-operative consisting of a group of professionals bringing innovative forms of entertainment to the public. They provide performances, workshops and equipment for events,
parties, festivals, openings, galas, shows, and spectaculars.


Little Mesters

Two producers from the steel city, LNG and iRteej, blending their musical tastes together at around 130-140bp, and the odd random
bits of bassy oddness..

Make Noise Studios

Make Noise Studios is a brand new independent production company based in Sheffield, England. No matter what your project involves, get in touch for a quote. Everything audio, everything video, we've got you covered.

Martin Pickles

Martin's an artist painting in oils and acrylics. His recent work includes portraits of musicians (Elin Almered of The Radio Dept, pictured left & Ken Boothe) and abstract explorations of film imagery.

You can find Martin's Facebook page here.


Nick Grindrod

Nick is an artist and illustrator, creating illustrations, murals, signage and artwork in various mediums.


"South Yorkshire's premier post-angular technical grindpop trio"

Have a listen to what they do over at Bandcamp.

Peddler Market

Peddler Night Market serves up a tasty mix of award winning street food, craft beers, live music and art.

Check out their facebook page to see when the event will be next on


Rob Lee

Rob is a graphic artist specialising in Perspective Anamorphosis and large scale Murals. His technical style is bold, precise and colourful. You can see some of his artwork along CADS courtyard and walls.

Steam Powered Studios

Steam Powered Studios is a new Sheffield based recording studio specialising in Metal, Rock and Core.

Take a look at their Facebook page.


Stageosity offer professional lighting hire and production services in Sheffield. They offer an array of different services such as Theatrical Lighting, Events Lighting and Architechtural & Outdoor space lighting.

StandBy Method

Standby method acting studio holds unique and fun acting classes and workshops for people of all ages for free. 

Steel City Rhythm

Formed in the summer of 2013 by several veterans of the Sheffield music scene, Steel City Rhythm are a 7 piece outfit playing their own unique blend of up-tempo, politically conscious Reggae music. Mixing in heavy Dub breaks, Hip-Hop Beats, blazing brass lines, Funk grooves and soaring vocals, Steel City Rhythm’s infectious sound is built around getting people on their feet and moving!

Check out their Facebook page for more.


TuffCycle is a Social Enterprise which aims to engage homeless individuals in Sheffield in a joinery and personal development programme, which supports them in taking steps towards making sustainable, positive changes in their lives and improve their confidence, skills and well being.

For more info on what they do, Check out the link below:

UK Mondo Radio

UK Mondo Radio are an online radio station that play an array of different styles of music like Afro beats, electronic mixes, grime ect

Go check them out and give them a listen here!



Webarchitects have been developing, maintaining and hosting servers and websites, coding and customising content management systems and other FLOSS web applications running on GNU/Linux servers since 1998. In July 2011 they re-established themselves as Webarch Co-operative Limited in order to formalise their co-operative ethics and working practices.

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