Sheffield’s former Royal Hospital

This week’s Retro focus is on the former Royal Hospital, West Street, 1895-1981.

Tuesday, 9th April 2019, 12:43 pm
Updated Thursday, 11th April 2019, 2:10 pm
Retro: The Royal Hospital, West Street, Sheffield, 1895-1981. Royal Hospital, West Street, Sheffield, at junction with Eldon Street, c. 1900

These nine photos show what the hospital was like for both staff and patients.

The dispensary at the hospital, c. 1900
Youngsters enjoy the hospital's children's Christmas party in the 1950s.

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A hospital ward, c. 1900
The operating theatre at the hospital, c. 1900.
The Royal Plaza Apartments, site of former Royal Hospital.
The Sheffield Transport Band at Royal Hospital in 1956.
World War One soldiers (wearing their 'Blues'), possibly at Sheffield's Royal Hospital, 1916
A patient being transferred from the Royal Hospital to the Royal Hallamshire Hospital in 1978.
The Royal Hospital Radium Centre, 1960.