Sheffield 50 years ago: How did city look in 1969? - MORE RETRO PHOTOS

We've delved even further back in time into Sheffield's archives to come up with a snapshot of how the city looked exactly 50 years ago this year.

Thursday, 28th February 2019, 10:08 am
Updated Thursday, 28th February 2019, 10:14 am
A quiet day in the Peace Gardens.

All these photos date from half a century ago - showing what Sheffield was like in 1969. How many faces and places can you remember?

The Gaumont Cinema in Barker's Pool.
Ex CID chief Arnold Robinson in his office in 1969.
Fun in the sun at Herdings in 1969.

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A fire rages at Firth Brown in Carlisle Street in the summer of 1969.
State of the art firefighting equipment in Sheffield fifty years ago.
Were you at this Eric Clapton gig at the City Hall in December 1969?
Action from Sheffield United v Leicester City at Bramall Lane.
Mark Coyle, Telegraph and Star News Boy of the Year for 1969, lends a hand at home.
A sit in at Sheffield University by students protesting at the cost of tickets for the Student Union ball.
Southey Green Avenue as it looked fifty years ago.
The Duke of Edinburgh visits the Cutlers Hall on a snowy day in 1969.
The Peace Gardens live up to their name.
A quiet day on an unknown Sheffield terraced street.
The Queen visits Chatsworth House in 1969.
Dancing at The Top Rank - now O2 Academy - in Arundel Gate.
Hard at work at the Sheffield Hide and Skin Company in Cricket Inn Road.
The Moor, a long time before its pedestrianisation.
Teachers at Abbeydale Girls Grammar School in the summer of 1969.
Children playing Scrabble at Attercliffe Youth Centre.
A family picnic on a sunny day at Hathersage Moors.
The interior of the Shiny Sheff pub ahead of its 1969 opening.
A busy day at The Sheffield Hide and Skin Company in Cricket Inn Road.
Football action from Sheffield United's Bramall Lane.
Youngsters enjoying fun on the swings in a Sheffield playground.
The exterior of the Shiny Sheff pub ahead of its opening.
A military opening for the Shiny Sheff.
Late Sheffield boxing icon Brendan Ingle as a young fighter in 1969.
Sailing boats at Firth Park.
A spring clean of a cemetery at Brightside fifty years ago.
Sheffield Wednesday line up for the camera in 1969.
Boating enthusiasts admire the craft at Sheffield Canal Basin.
A production gets under way at Sheffield's Merlin Theatre.
Sheffield Station at Christmas in 1969.
The Duchess of Kent meets patients at Nether Edge Hospital.
Everyday life in Sheffield in 1969.
A boat trip through Sheffield.
The Duchess of Kent meets staff at Nether Edge Hospital during a Royal visit.
The Duchess of Kent at Nether Edge Hospital.
A display of Christmas stamps in Fitzalan Square at Christmas 1969.