Eerie photos capture deserted city centre as Sheffield obeys coronavirus lockdown

This collection of photographs shows how deserted the streets of Sheffield are while the city adheres to the rules of the coronavirus lockdown.

Monday, 30th March 2020, 2:01 pm
Updated Thursday, 16th April 2020, 9:51 am
Sheffield city centre is deserted during the coronvirus lockdown

Residents are only allowed to leave their homes for food shopping, exercise, medical appointments and for essential travel to work.

The lockdown measures have been brought in to try to reduce the spread of Covid-19, which had already claimed 1,228 lives in the UK as of yesterday.

Sheffield has 387 confirmed cases and 13 lives have been lost so far, according to official figures.

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The normally busy roundabout at the top of Broad Street, close to University of Sheffield buildings.

Public Health England is due to update the figures this afternoon.

The top of Fargate, near High Street, is normally bustling with people.
The area outside Sheffield Railway Station
Sheffield Railway Station is deserted.
Deserted tram tracks on High Street.
A quiet platform at the normally busy Sheffield Railway Station.
West Street is usually busy with cars, buses, trams and pedestrians.
Arundel Gate is one of the main routes for a number of buses.
A deserted Chapel Walk.
The area outside Sheffield Town Hall.
Howard Street.
Division Street.