Jump to content
Sheffield History

Orchard Square in Sheffield City Centre

Recommended Posts

 

 

Orchard Square Sheffield.jpg

 

Orchard Square shopping centre. Opened in 1987 on the former site of John Brown and Co. Steel Works.

What do we know about this site and what else has been on these premises?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I don't know the history but I was at the opening ceremony with Prince Charles.

A waitress from the Museum Pub brought a glass of beer out for him and we all appeared in 'The Star' and 'Look North' that night.

Before that I think it was the back entrance to the Stone House?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 25/04/2018 at 17:57, Sheffield History said:

 

 

Orchard Square Sheffield.jpg

 

Orchard Square shopping centre. Opened in 1987 on the former site of John Brown and Co. Steel Works.

What do we know about this site and what else has been on these premises?

I can remember when Orchard square first opened, I wasn't at the ceremony but I visited after.

There used to be a fantastic lift that took you down to the basement where there was an interesting eating area with a wide variety of foods. I loved a cafe there which did a coffee and a muffin for a pound!! They even did a coffee refill!! It was the first cafe I knew that did this and I was a regular customer!! I was sorry to see the cafe area close and the lift go and then TK max take over, it has no character now!!

Share this post


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

×