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The Porter Brook emerging briefly in the former Staples car park off Eyre Street. 1949 and 2019.  

Something a bit like this, I think. What was this end of Wilstrop Road appears to now be Shirland Court. Most of the other side roads have gone, and the route of Shirland Lane in the distance has chan

An old one, but I love this comparison. (might take a minute to load the transition fully):

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On 31 October 2008 at 21:18, RichardB said:

Nice work, I'm still waiting to know where Wilson Peck were before they were where we all know they were .....

I think they were on Pinstone Street, on the gable end of what is now a Bank, you can still see the painted advert.

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14 hours ago, tozzin said:

I think they were on Pinstone Street, on the gable end of what is now a Bank, you can still see the painted advert.

You have it tozzin, the place I knew as Timpson's corner, link here about Wilson Peck        ---------------   https://st33.wordpress.com/record-shops/closed/wilson-peck/       

 

 

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22 hours ago, boginspro said:

You have it tozzin, the place I knew as Timpson's corner, link here about Wilson Peck        ---------------   https://st33.wordpress.com/record-shops/closed/wilson-peck/       

 

 

Gable end of what was Wilson Pecks Beethoven House, you can just about read the Wilson Peck name. When they moved into the building on the corner opposite they transferred the name Beethoven House which stood there for years until they closed it was then re-named Yorkshire House.

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Good work people - this is good stuff

 
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On 10/11/2016 at 14:40, kidneystone said:

Chapeltown railway station. Now been moved to the side of the Asda.

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So many train stations now lost 


Sad times

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Broad Street - Sheffield City Centre

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The Porter Brook emerging briefly in the former Staples car park off Eyre Street.

1949 and 2019.

 

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Bramall Lane Bridge 1949 then and now.jpeg

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An old one, but I love this comparison. (might take a minute to load the transition fully):

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5 minutes ago, deejayone said:

An old one, but I love this comparison. (might take a minute to load the transition fully):

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Great comparison. Only a few buildings still standing from the old days. 

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Could anyone help me place this one and do a 'now' version of where this would be? Photo shows Junction of Wilstrop Road & Shirland Lane, Darnall, Sheffield

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Another view of Wilstrop Road, Darnall if anyone can help place it?

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5 hours ago, Sheffield History said:

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Could anyone help me place this one and do a 'now' version of where this would be? Photo shows Junction of Wilstrop Road & Shirland Lane, Darnall, Sheffield

Something a bit like this, I think. What was this end of Wilstrop Road appears to now be Shirland Court. Most of the other side roads have gone, and the route of Shirland Lane in the distance has changed.

wilstrop road now.jpg

 

As it was,with the arrow giving an idea as to where the photographer was looking. Tockwith Road is the road just behind the arrow. From Map 182

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