Sheffield Castle Market 1968
The 1968 tour of British new-build shopping precincts continues, and today we pitch up in Sheffield. I've already explored the modern-day Castle Market in a previous post, and Unmann-Wittering took some great pictures of the covered market and signage on Found Objects. C.E. Fudge paid the place a flying visit and I like seeing it when it was less neglected. Approaching from Castle Street, the market looms up out of the road like the island of an aircraft carrier. Some good swastikas in the…
Pond Street Panoramic View
Pond Street Panoramic View - posted in SHEFFIELD TRANSPORT: just found this wich i thought i would share with you all, can anybody tell me the year it was taken?
Ponsfords London Rd Heeley Palace Cinema on Left Heeley Station on the right. Kids got on trains there to got through the Totely tunnel to Derbyshire to go to Hatherage open air swimming baths... Those were the days my friend we thougt they would never end
Fargate including No 58, former premises of Hartley Brothers, Exchange Gateway, No 56, J. Preston, Nos 54-46, William John N. Smith, Milliner, No 44, Green Dragon Hotel (later became Winchester House), No 40, Davy's Buildings Sheffield City Centre Date: 1886 Hartley Bros. (according to the Sheffield directory) removed to Pinstone Street in either 1895 or 1896. Therefore, this photograph with the removal notices still displayed over the old premises is most lilely to be 1896.
Print details report for
Nos. 20 Lilley and Slinner :Ltd., boot dealers; 24 Hope Brothers Ltd., outfitters; 26/28 John Collier Ltd., tailors; 30/34, Saxone Shoe Co. Ltd.; Norwich Union Buildings; Norwich Union Insurance Society and Walshs of Sheffield, High Street