Category Archives: history

S. Palfreyman – a glimpse into Crosspool’s past

‪A bit of Crosspool history has been uncovered in the precinct! Who remembers S. Palfreyman?‬

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Hallam Tower hotel: demolition begins

The demolition of the former Hallam Tower hotel on Manchester Road has started. Planning permission for luxury apartments was previously granted. Sheffield hotel demolition work starts – The Star

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History walks delve into Crosspool’s past

The two Crosspool history walks went ahead this week despite the drizzly weather. 28 people attended the Tuesday morning walk and 15 ventured out on Wednesday  evening. A big thank you to Jan Millward for a very interesting two-hour journey … Continue reading

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Save The Plough campaign launches pub community share issue

The Save the Plough campaign is looking to raise £120,000 through a community share issue. The group has been in discussions with a private investor who has offered to buy the freehold of The Plough and lease it back to … Continue reading

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Hallam Chase fell race returns to Crosspool on Tuesday 30 May

On Tuesday 30 May the annual fell race organised by Hallamshire Harriers and hosted by Hallam Cricket Club returns to Crosspool. At 8pm on the Tuesday evening after the second bank holiday in May, runners set off from Hallam Football/Cricket … Continue reading

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Can you solve the riddle of Morecambe and Wise in Lodge Moor?

In 1953, Ernie Wise of Morecambe and Wise fame, and his wife Doreen camped in their converted Bedford bus at a petrol station in the Lodge Moor area of the city. This occurred when Morecambe and Wise were appearing in … Continue reading

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Residents enjoy Crosspool history walk

Over thirty people walked the streets in drizzly conditions on Wednesday evening this week for the Crosspool Chronicles history walk led by Jan Milward and Lindsey Beagles. The event was arranged so that people working during the day had opportunity … Continue reading

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