Scroll through and see how many facts you’re already aware of.
Part 1 features facts referring to the letters A – M, and please let us know if you think of any facts about Sheffield that aren’t included in either part but should be.
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1. N - Naseem Hamed
Sheffield-born Naseem Hamed, also known as Prince Naseem, is one of Britain’s most successful boxers. In the 1990s, Prince Naseem rose through the ranks to win multiple featherweight world championships. He won his first WBO (World Boxing Organisation) title in 1995, when he was just 21-years-old, and subsequently held the title until 2000. File picture of Naseem Hamed celebrating his victory over Freddy Cruz in Sheffield in October 1994. Picture: SWNS
Photo: N - Naseem Hamed
2. O - Old Queens Head
The Old Queen’s Head is Sheffield’s oldest surviving pub, and oldest domestic building, dating back to 1475. Its name is believed to refer to Mary Queen of Scots who was imprisoned in the city between 1570 to 1584.
Photo: O - Old Queens Head
3. P - Peak District
About a third of the Peak District national park is in Sheffield, and it is the only city in the UK to have a national park within its city limits
Photo: P - Peak District
4. Q - Queens Road skating rink
The Queens Road skating rink, which was called Silver Blades, was opened by Mecca in 1965 and became the Skate Central roller skating arena in 2005. It is fondly remembered by thousands of people in Sheffield, and the change to become a skating arena came shortly after the opening of Ice Sheffield in May 2003.
Photo: Q - Queens Road skating rink