The once-great street has been decimated by Covid and high rental costs, with many key stores relocating to the revamped Moor.

What happened to Fargate? All the shops lost on once-great Sheffield shopping street

Ten years ago, if someone unfamilar with Sheffield city centre asked where the shops were, any native would have switftly pointed them in the direction of Fargate.

By Sophie Wills
Friday, 2nd October 2020, 4:22 pm

But the once-thriving street and its swathes of empty units is now a depressing sight for shoppers, and has been compared to an ‘abandoned town’ after Covid-19 forced some stores to close their doors forever.

This past year has also seen fashion retailers such as New Look, Next and River Island move to new premises on the revamped Moor.

Here’s a look at the stores we’ve lost over the past year.

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