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Arif last won the day on November 4 2018

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  1. Arif

    Old Sheffield Shops...

    Ahhh bless you Steve, thank you. It's all coming back now....
  2. Arif

    Old Sheffield Shops...

    Ravels shoe shop, can't remember where it was though! I'll get me coat.....
  3. Arif

    Who has played Sheffield City Hall?

    Who hasn't would be a better question
  4. Thank you Edmund. That flag is so distinctive.
  5. on the horizon. I recently bought a two disc dvd on the slums of Sheffield (cheerful subject!), but I noticed what a huge impact Walker and Hall had on the skyline of Sheffield. Here are a couple of stills taken from the Park district in the mid fifties:
  6. Arif

    Aerial view postcard

    You are welcome
  7. Arif

    Aerial view postcard

    I find there is more to see the more you look. Back to your earlier post, thank you, I keep forgetting that Howard Street used to run right up to Norfolk Street, before my time.
  8. Arif

    Aerial view postcard

    I noticed that, it looks as though it is. So, St Pauls was closed in 1937 and demolished one year later. Just one year later the horrors of the second world war would unfold and soon the face of Sheffield would change forever. Sorry, bit deep that!
  9. Arif

    Aerial view postcard

    On second thoughts is it Walker & Hall? I may be wrong there, sorry.
  10. I bought this postcard today and was so thrilled with it I thought I would share it. I would broadly guess it was taken in the 1930s, would anyone like to narrow it down a little? I like the long gone buildings and factories, for instance Walker and Hall's premises at the top of Howard Street. Feel free to comment! I've scanned at a hi res so you can look further and download. Thank you.
  11. Arif

    Moorfoot in Sheffield City Centre

    When did Virgin Records first open down there?
  12. Thank you for that, you must have been reading my mind!
  13. Arif

    Paternoster Row and Sidney Street

    I used to work at Greaves cabinet makers on Sidney Street. Butlers the cutlers were opposite.