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  1. makapaka

    Was this building a court house?

    It was built as the offices for a printing and stationary company.
  2. Is that now the balti king? ive only ever known it as the balti king if so - what a great picture.
  3. makapaka


    Oh perhaps not then - it was probably a while ago to be honest. im round that way tomorrow so will have a look.
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    There’s an old one (no longer working) still on the wall outside a shop just before hunters bar roundabout . its silver in colour and says “cigarettes” on it.
  5. 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.
  6. makapaka

    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.
  7. makapaka

    The Barrow Boys - Pub n Grub

    It’s reopening as the rag n tag!!! great news.
  8. makapaka

    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.
  9. makapaka

    Sheffield photographs by Bill Stephenson

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

    Sheffield Miners Strike of 1984

    The lady at the back centre in the top picture is my mother-in-law.
  12. makapaka

    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.
  13. makapaka

    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!
  14. 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?