The Hole in the Road is one of Sheffield's most memorable landmarks. 25 years after its closure we take an in-depth look at the popular subterranean shopping precinct at Castle Square.
Competitive supermarkets and online shopping have all but killed off the humble local shop nowadays, but in the days of personal service and localised retail there was another set of unique outlets fondly remembered in Sheffield — The Fletchers Van!
The mecca for all children and a bind for all parents, long before the soul-less, cavernous warehouses of Toys R Us that killed the mystique of the toy emporium, Sheffield had Redgates. The toy shop of all toy shops.
We think everyone else has got cakes wrong. Forget the sweet stuff, in Sheffield we have breadcakes and fishcakes!
Half of Team GB’s Winter Olympic freestyle skiing team trained at Sheffield Ski Village, now its an abandoned mess.
Everybody knows 2Pac and Dr. Dre’s hip-hop hit California Love, but did you know of it’s Sheffield origins?