Grosvenor House Hotel | Demolition

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Click HERE to view images of Grosvenor House Hotel before demolition.

Photographs taken between 3-25 February 2017

Opened in 1966 the Grosvenor House Hotel was a familiar landmark on the Sheffield city skyline. Demolition began in 2016 and the hotel, car park and shops that were on the same site finally became dust in 2017.

Click HERE to view a set of images taken in 2016 of the car park located beneath the main hotel building.

Watch the wonderful 1966 Movietone News film footage of the hotel below

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Lady’s Bridge

Lady's Bridge | Sheffield 2017 | © Little Bits of Sheffield | SP1020413E

Lady’s Bridge is the oldest bridge to cross the River Don in Sheffield.  It is also the name of the album released by Richard Hawley in 2007.

Read about the Bridge HERE

Listen HERE to the album track Tonight The Streets Are Ours.

Bonus song fact: Tonight The Streets Are Ours featured in the opening scenes of Banksy’s film Exit Through The Gift Shop.

Grosvenor House Hotel | 1966-2017

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Opened in 1966 the Grosvenor House Hotel was a familiar landmark of the Sheffield city skyline. Demolition began in 2016 and the hotel, car park and shops that were on the same site finally became dust in 2017. The photographs featured in the gallery were taken between 2009 – 2016.

Also featured in some of the photographs are other buildings which have since disappeared, the old fire station and the buildings on Charter Row.  The Telecom Tower is now student accommodation and the BT logo has been removed.

Click HERE to view a set of images taken in 2016 of the car park located beneath the main hotel building.

Click HERE to see the Grosvenor House Hotel undergoing demolition

Watch the wonderful 1966 Movietone News film footage of the hotel below

 

St Paul’s Tower | 2017

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St Paul’s Tower is the tallest building in Sheffield and dominates the city centre.  Although not as tall as St Paul’s Tower the highest building in Sheffield is The Arts Tower  because it is built on higher ground.

More about St Paul’s Tower HERE