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On 24/03/2007 at 23:50, mega_monty said:

 

I seem to remember the lift attendents always being old woman that sat on stools asking what floor you wanted and pressing the buttons

The job had its ups and downs.

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On 27/03/2007 at 11:38, RichardB said:

Well, there is a map.

 

Key :

1) Curry House (possibly called Shalimar ??), right on the roundabout

 

2) Second-hand/electroics shop

 

3) Car showroom, I think a bit of the end of workhouse lane used to remain, leading onto West Bar

 

4) Mystery building (the Pack Horse public house used to stand here - 100 years ago, I'm looking for a 3 or four story, round fronted building, that used to stand here in the Sixties/Seventies

 

5) and/or 5a) Was there a small pub here called The White Hart ??

 

6) Turners Gun/Fishing etc shop

 

(Diagram as correct in 1990)

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2) Second hand shop

Wasn't this called Galaxy? I seem to remember back in the late 80's going with my sister to buy a car stereo for her Ford Escort.

 

6) Turners gun shop

I remember this being here when I started working at West Bar in 1998. Next to it was a dirty looking kabab shop that was said to be used by all the taxi drivers. As grubby as it looked, I was tod they did great kebabs, but I never tried them.

I wish during the early years of my working life (late 90's) i'd thought to take photos of the city centre, but digital cameras were only just getting popular and I didn't have one, nor did I have a mobile phone that could take photos until the mid 2000's.

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Some electrical shops

Granada TV rentals and Rumbelows.

Laskys wallpaper shop.

There was also several big DIY stores and MFI that did furniture.

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On 22/02/2007 at 10:32, Sheffield History said:

Old Sheffield Shops..

 

Let's see how many you can remember and name ?

 

I'll start you off with a few

 

Bradley's Records

Harringtons

Redgates

Pauldens

Beatties Model Shop

Sexy Rexy's

Tramps

Wilson Peck

Pippys

Philip Cann the Music Man

Violet Mays

Revolution Records

Vallances

Cockaynes

Schofields

Walsh's

Chelsea Girl

Rebina Shoes

Colvins

Atkinsons

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On 22/02/2007 at 10:32, Sheffield History said:

Old Sheffield Shops..

 

Let's see how many you can remember and name ?

 

I'll start you off with a few

 

Bradley's Records

Harringtons

Redgates

Pauldens

Beatties Model Shop

Sexy Rexy's

Tramps

Wilson Peck

Pippys

Philip Cann the Music Man

Violet Mays

Revolution Records

Vallances

Cockaynes

Schofields

Walsh's

Chelsea Girl

Rebina Shoes

Colvins

Atkinsons C&A Hornes

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Anyone remember Lift Up Your Skirts and Fly boutique, behind the Peace Gardens on a corner of the old roads that they flattened to build the Town Hall extension monstrosity.  The shop stocked Biba clothes, including feather boas.  Brilliant!

 

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My uncle was the manager at DER in the 70s and 80s.

Got me thinking of all the other TV / Electrical / rental shops

 

DER

Wigfalls

Radio Rentals (I think)

Dixons

Comet

Currys

Anyone think of any more?

 

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On 2/22/2007 at 10:32, Sheffield History said:

Old Sheffield Shops..

 

Let's see how many you can remember and name ?

 

I'll start you off with a few

 

Bradley's Records

Harringtons

Redgates

Pauldens

Beatties Model Shop

Sexy Rexy's

Tramps

Wilson Peck

Pippys

Philip Cann the Music Man

Violet Mays

Revolution Records

Vallances

Cockaynes

Schofields

Walsh's

Chelsea Girl

Rebina Shoes

Colvins

army stores

 

 

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Just now, Tina said:

Peter Lord Shoes fargate

 

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On 22/02/2007 at 10:32, Sheffield History said:

Old Sheffield Shops..

 

Let's see how many you can remember and name ?

 

I'll start you off with a few

 

Bradley's Records

Harringtons

Redgates

Pauldens

Beatties Model Shop

Sexy Rexy's

Tramps

Wilson Peck

Pippys

Philip Cann the Music Man

Violet Mays

Revolution Records

Vallances

Cockaynes

Schofields

Walsh's

Chelsea Girl

Rebina Shoes

Colvins

Linda's Kinky Corner

 

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BRENTFORD NYLONS  Charter Row, --- PATNICKS JUNKERAMA  Derbyshire Lane, ( i think there were several but this is the one i remember ) --- SHEFFIELD HEALTH FOOD STORES Norfolk St, --- BRADFORD WOOLLEN Co West Bar. ( this was supposed to be wholesale, but lots of people I know, would buy stuff there in the shop for the whole family )

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Has anyone yet mentioned the Fifty Shilling Tailors, in a parade of shops somewhere opposite the Manor Cinema? It was a good name even though the price was probably way out of date by the time (late 1950s) I first noticed it. My Dad said he thought that when they first opened they would make you a suit for fifty shillings, but I don't know how long ago that was.

 

EDIT: Wikipedia suggests that it was one of a chain, founded in Leeds in 1905, which eventually grew to 400 shops, and that it was later sold and became John Collier ("The window to watch").

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No-one remember Alex Owen TV shop on the Moor? They were a country wide concern, we used to know one of their travelling salesman and every month to six weeks he'd bring a brand new colour to for use to use, when he brought a new one the other went back in its box and taken back for stock, this went of for over a year till we could afford our own tv.

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47 minutes ago, Athy said:

Has anyone yet mentioned the Fifty Shilling Tailors, in a parade of shops somewhere opposite the Manor Cinema? It was a good name even though the price was probably way out of date by the time (late 1950s) I first noticed it. My Dad said he thought that when they first opened they would make you a suit for fifty shillings, but I don't know how long ago that was.

 

EDIT: Wikipedia suggests that it was one of a chain, founded in Leeds in 1905, which eventually grew to 400 shops, and that it was later sold and became John Collier ("The window to watch").

There wasn't any shops opposite the Manor Cinema, there was however shops on City Road just past the cinema.

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5 minutes ago, Oldbloke said:

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This tailor had a very good reputation , well it did in the 1960s

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2 hours ago, tozzin said:

There wasn't any shops opposite the Manor Cinema, there was however shops on City Road just past the cinema.

I definitely remember it as being on the opposite side - that is to say, the left-hand side as you come up from Gleadless. But this is 50 + years ago, so who knows?

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23 minutes ago, Athy said:

I definitely remember it as being on the opposite side - that is to say, the left-hand side as you come up from Gleadless. But this is 50 + years ago, so who knows?

As I remember, 50 years ago the tailors was in the same place as it is now.

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On 3/7/2018 at 17:11, antony said:

My uncle was the manager at DER in the 70s and 80s.

Got me thinking of all the other TV / Electrical / rental shops

 

DER

Wigfalls

Radio Rentals (I think)

Dixons

Comet

Currys

Anyone think of any more?

 

Telefusion were also in the T.V. rental business. I worked for them a short time.

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I always remember the tailors just past the Manor pictures the other side of the TSB Bank.

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Posted it's name...didn't see earlier posts...doh...

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