All Proper Tea Is Theft. S1

Tea Pot.  Sheffield S1

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4 thoughts on “All Proper Tea Is Theft. S1

      1. I’ve got it, it’s the postal sorting office! I worked there once as a student during the Christmas period and always wondered what its significance was to the postal service. Any idea?

      2. Well done Dave! Yes it’s on the wall facing away from the bus station so it’s relatively hidden. I too pondered the significance of a tea pot. Perhaps it’s a tribute to all the tea pots that lost their lives while in transit with Royal Mail? Actually I’ve tried a bit of internet searching and the closest idea I can come up with is the possibility that the sorting office is built on the site of Boardman Glossop and Company Manufacturing Silversmiths at Clarence Works which was on Pond Street, Sheffield – Perhaps they made silver tea kettles? Over to you…

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