20 photos of lost things and places that will make you nostalgic for 1980s Sheffield - PICTURE GALLERY

Take a step back in time - with these photos that are bound to make you nostalgic for 1980s Sheffield.

By Darren Burke, Digital Reporter
Tuesday, 23 April, 2019, 13:16
Sheaf Valley Baths

We're sure all these photos of lost buildings, places and other things will bring back the memories - how many of them can you remember?

Who remembers going to C&A to browse the latest fashions?
Branches of GT News used to be on virtually every street corner in Sheffield.
Remember getting your skates on down at Silver Blades?
One of Sheffield's most missed features - the infamous Hole In The Road.
Did you ever spend Saturday afternoons whiling away the hours at Sheffield Ski Village?
The Roxy was famously advertised by owner Barry Noble who asked in adverts, "Is that alright for youse?"
One of Sheffield's glitziest places to stay in its heyday, attracting the likes of football icon Pele, the Hallam Tower Hotel has now been demolished.
Who remembers taking a trip on a state of the art bendy bus?
Sheffield toy emporium Redgates - where every child wanted to be in Sheffield in the 1980s.
Before its current home at the end of Fargate, music lovers would flock to HMV in Pinstone Street.

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The Classic Cinema in Fitzalan Square - a place to watch the latest blockbusters.
The place to be seen in 1980s Sheffield - Hanrahan's bar and restaurant.
Remember going bargain hunting in the Sheaf Market?
Or perhaps the Castle Market was your preferred place to save a penny or two?
The only way to get to and from town - on board a Little Nipper of course!
Remember when Hamley's toy shop was in The Moor?
The much-loathed Town Hall extension - dubbed The Eggbox - made way for the Winter Gardens.
The Goodwin Fountain water feature at the top of Fargate, immortalised in song by Pulp and the site of many a prank
The theatre might still be here - but the Crucible's gaudy interior from the 80s is no longer with us.
Remember swimming lessons at Sheaf Valley Baths?