Just where Ecclesall Road has the suffix ‘South’ added to it you can’t miss the pretty Free Gothic Revival style Banner Cross Methodist Church. It was designed by famous Sheffield architect W J Hale in 1929 and was probably his
That’s how a Conservation Advisory Group member described a building at Broomhill, and when you look at it – yes, he’s right! We’re referring to Ashgate House which although horrible and derelict at the moment looks set to be converted
In 2012 and 2014 we did a couple of articles on Manor Lodge Primary School on Manor Lane. This is a prominent Grade II listed building on the corner of City Road and at the time of writing was destined
In 2010 we did a story in The Cruck (which we’ve reproduced below) regarding the wonderful old Pheasant Inn on Attercliffe Road which was disgracefully trashed and felt that recent events warranted this re-running of the original article complete with
Did anyone go to the ceremony at the City Hall welcoming the famous lions which have been returned to their rightful home? We certainly weren’t aware of it until spying a small item on Page 14 of Wednesday’s Sheffield Star.
CRUCIBLE TO BE TURNED INTO BIN STORE I bet this headline frightened a few of you snooker fans out there! No, it’s not the famous and much loved one but another one down at Shalesmoor. Sheffield had lots of these
One of the few undeveloped blocks left at Kelham Island is the old Williams Brothers on Green Lane. Admittedly it’s not the prettiest of buildings but nevertheless has some historic value and its own crucible. Plans were approved last year
Sometimes you can drive past a nice Victorian property every day without knowing just who used to live there, until you start to dig a little deeper. One such building is No 68 Clarkehouse Road which has been home to
If you had been admitted to hospital in 1797 the chances of you coming out alive would have been much slimmer than today, but the newly built General Infirmary would no doubt have done their best to keep you in
Hallamshire Historic Buildings will be at the Heritage Fair on 16th & 17th of September. Come along to say hello and find out about our latest campaigns.