Jump to content

What Was This Building ?


Recommended Posts

Sheffield History

The building on the right with the dome on top, does anyone know what it was and what went on in there ?

Any idea on when it was built and demolished ?

Link to post
Share on other sites
boginspro

attachicon.giffitzalan square sheffield.jpg

The building on the right with the dome on top, does anyone know what it was and what went on in there ?

Any idea on when it was built and demolished ?

The building was a bank. The United Counties bank, The Birmingham District and Counties Banking Co. Ltd, I am not sure who ran the bank in more modern times, it might have been the Westminster Bank.

Link to post
Share on other sites
madannie77

I think it became Barclays - The United COunties Bank was bought by Barclays in 1916.

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 3 weeks later...
madannie77

A nice view of the United Counties building on an old postcard:

Of note are the mis-spelling of the road name and the tram tracks leading into the western side of Fitzalan Square (was this called Market Street at the time?) which were never completed.

Part of the Fitzalan Market Hall is in shot as well

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 6 years later...
Lemmy117

Well the road is where the bank used to be, the buildings on the corner now occupy the place formally the Classic cinema

  • Like 2
Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
×
×
  • Create New...