14 memories of Sheffield's suburbs down the decades

The character and charm of the Sheffield suburbs which have an identity and communities all of their own.

Friday, 21st August 2020, 9:30 am
Taking you back to the suburbs of Sheffield
Taking you back to the suburbs of Sheffield

See what life was like in , Gleadless, Hollinsend and Ridgeway in years gone by and see how much things have changed.

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Hollinsend Road Gleadless

Nancy Fielder, editor

Gleadless H I M W who played in Hollinsend Park in 1950's
Eight-year-old Jason Oldale and grandma Muriel Oldale of Jaunty Way, Gleadless at the torchlit carol service in Paradise Square December 1978
Choreographer, Paula Simpson (15) - foreground pictured with the cast of 'Charlie Smith' at Gleadless Valley School January 1991
The first meeting of the Sheffield Branch of the British Polio Fellowship in the late 1940s
Kent House Farm, Ridgeway - organic food growing September 1975
Batemoor Close, Jordanthorpe on August 1965. Courtesy of Picture Sheffield
Allotments at St. Paul's Leisure Gardens, Norton Lees Road May 1975
Youngsters from Stocksbridge played their part in preserving woodland by planting trees to start a forest April 1990
Beaver Hill Secondary School, Handsworth Grove Road, Sheffield, pictured in March 1975
Whit Sings, Hollinsend, Gleadless May 1970
This family in Shiregreen, were able to keep up their spirits as they posed for a cameraman from The Star after a bomb in the Sheffield Blitz destroyed their home
Families in Shiregreen get their homes - and lives - back together after the Blitz blast damage left these homes with shattered windows and crumpled tiles.