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  1. makapaka

    New inn public house brightside lane

    It’s still there converted to offices. The frontage still has the carved “new inn” signage in the stonework.
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    City Road Sheffield in 1935

    Believe the houses on the right are pretty much as was. The clubs and kfc would now appear on your left.
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    The Barrow Boys - Pub n Grub

    It’s reopening as the rag n tag!!! great news.
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    The Hallam Tower Hotel in Sheffield

    I believe it was so modern / hi-tec when first built it was used as the setting for an advert for a new Ford Motor Car.
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    Sheffield photographs by Bill Stephenson

    These are fantastic I’ve never heard of the fella - they should be published.
  6. I still agree - don’t think it needs 3 separate ones for pubs, restaurants and nightclubs. or 2 for cinema and movies etc.
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    Sheffield Miners Strike of 1984

    The lady at the back centre in the top picture is my mother-in-law.
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    Berlins - bar and nightspot on Eyre Street

    They used to have a spin the wheel game which set the drinks offers for the next 30mins or something like that. the place is still in use as a nightclub called code i think.
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    SUGG SPORT on Pinstone Street

    I loved Suggs when I was a kid in the 80s. My dad used to take me in and we used to look at the kits and the boots and that. got my first pair of boots in there and my dad bought me some dubbin to go with them!
  10. Wow I never knew that’s what it looked like down there - I assume the roundabout sits on top of where these shops were? What other shops were there - was there a pub?
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    Black Cat on City Road

    The building is still there isn’t it? is it the one opposite st Aidan’s church which is now a church? didnt it have something to do with Peter stringfellow
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    Herol 'Bomber' Graham

    He used to come into limpsfield school in the late 80s with Johnny nelson and do skipping exhibitions etc. We were all star struck because he was well known around sheffield back then.
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    The number 52 to Crookes

    It’s not the 70’s you can tell by the cars and the bus. i would say more like early 90s.
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    The Nelson at Moorhead in Sheffield City Centre

    I believe it was a bit of a rough hole and someone was stabbed in there at one point?
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