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About westmoors

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  1. I am a Sheffield exile and i am afraid I am no longer up to date on the situation, but I understand the building has been saved for the time being, but what happy memories I have of the place. way back to the late 1940's and early 1950's Tea on the indoor veranda ( at least I think it was a veranda as it had one open side that looked down to the rear of the stalls) before going either to the cinema auditorioum or to the basement for the dancing, and a live band ! Not more than a four or five piece usually but in those days this was living in what was a war weary City. Of course we had to queue around the side of the cinema at weekends for ages in fact I think you had to at most cinemas,with no TV and only a radio with two BBC programs there was little other entertainment for the youth of the day.
  2. I can only remember the train layout which was in the basement, but this was in 1938 ! I was only a toddler but used to be taken here occasionally to feast my eyes on what was in those days a fantastic layout. ro me there seemed to be miles of tgrack and severfal trains runnig around constantly. The shop was right on the corner at Moorhead and unfortunately was burt out during the Shefield blitz
  3. I looked on the list but could not see The Chantrey at Woodseats , they had a dance hall in the basement , I am stretching my memory but I thought that there was also the Woodseats Palace nearby. westmoors