Sheffield steel works - every time I ask Matt what a building in Sheffield is, apparently "It used to be an old steel works"

We residents of Steel City are fiercely proud of our industrial past. Wherever you are in the world, there is no pride quite equal to when you see "made in Sheffield" engraved on your cutlery.

Super photo of workmen demolishing the old Cole Bros store in 1964. Health and Safety people would be sweating cobs! #socialsheffield

Super photo of workmen demolishing the old Cole Bros store in Health and Safety people would be sweating cobs!

Sheffield steel (Atlas works firth brown) 1960's #sheffieldrelics #socialsheffield #sheffield

People working - Sheffield - Steel City by ClydeHouse

Shops on Angel Street

Shops on Angel Street

Redgates

Redgates - The Sheffield Toy Shop

Hillsborough 1940 #socialsheffield

Hillsborough 1940 #socialsheffield

Town Hall Square looking towards Fargate and Leopold Street, Goodwin Fountain, foreground, No 70, H.L. Brown and Son Ltd., Jewellers, No 68, Cantors Ltd., House Furnishers, No 66, Dean and Dawson Ltd., Travel Agents, Exchange Gateway #socialsheffield

Town Hall Square looking towards Fargate and Leopold Street, Goodwin Fountain, foreground, No 70, H.L. Brown and Son Ltd., Jewellers, No 68, Cantors Ltd., House Furnishers, No 66, Dean and Dawson Ltd., Travel Agents, Exchange Gateway #socialsheffield

Rear of Telegraph and Star offices Sheffield #sheffield #socialsheffield

Rear of Telegraph and Star offices Sheffield

River Don Sheffield from Lady's Bridge. Pre 1914 #sheffield #socialsheffield

River Don from Lady's Bridge before the First World War. Tennant Brothers Ltd., Exchange Brewery on left (fronting Bridge Street), Millsands Steelworks beyond and Cocker Brothers Wireworks across the river (on right)

Midland Station with its 1870's frontage before station was enlarged

Midland Station with its frontage before station was enlarged

castle sq then and now. 60's 70's today

sheffield castle sq then and now.

Fitzalan Square looking towards Flat Street, General Post Office and King Edward VII Statue, left, Marples Hotel and The White Building, right

Fitzalan Square looking towards Flat Street, General Post Office and King Edward VII Statue, left, Marples Hotel and The White Building, right

Tram No. 172 to Hillsborough at Banner Cross, Sheffield, UK. #socialsheffield

Tram No. 172 to Hillsborough at Banner Cross, Sheffield, UK.

Hibberts Art Shop. My husband lived at the Norfolk Cafe  owned and run by his parents during the war

Junction of Norfolk Street and Surrey Street, No Hibbert Bros., Fine Art Dealers, No Norfolk Cafe, No Brown Bear P.

Flat Street from Pond Street, looking towards General Post Office and Fitzalan Square, Pond Hill, right

Flat Street from Pond Street, looking towards General Post Office and Fitzalan Square, Pond Hill, right

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