VIDEO: Albert Ross Salvage Emporium is saying farewell after four decades

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One man’s trash is another man’s treasure – and nobody knew that better than Sheffield draughtsman Jim Young.

That is how he managed to turn his hobby – collecting old lamps, doorknobs and cast iron fireplaces – into a lucrative family business that has been the heart of Walkley for more than 40 years.

The Albert Ross Salvage Emporium, in Sourh Road, Sheffield, is closing down after 40 years in business. Our picture shows, from left, Jean Young (centre), aged 83, and daughters Kathy Boyd (left) and Jan Young
The Albert Ross Salvage Emporium, in Sourh Road, Sheffield, is closing down after 40 years in business. Our picture shows, from left, Jean Young (centre), aged 83, and daughters Kathy Boyd (left) and Jan Young

However, The Albert Ross Salvage Emporium, on South Road, is preparing to close its doors for good this year.

 

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