Sheffield retro: 23 of the best photos showing city from above in the 1960s and 70s

These photos give a bird’s eye view of Sheffield as it looked in the 1960s and 70s.

You can imagine yourself soaring above the city all those decades ago and looking down at the lost landmarks, including Hallam Tower Hotel and the ‘Egg Box’ extension to the town hall.

These extraordinary images also show how some of the landmarks which are still standing, including Sheffield Wednesday’s Hillsborough Stadium, have changed over the years.

The retro gallery takes you from the city centre out into the suburbs, including Gleadless Valley, Woodhouse and Jordanthorpe.

Pictured are some of the many new estates which were created around that time, plus the helipad at Parkwood Springs, a number of lost pubs and shops, and much more.

All the photos are shared courtesy of Picture Sheffield.

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