Sheffield, someone once said 'looks like it was designed to withstand a nuclear war' which is perhaps why it was chosen as the setting for one of the most grotesque depctions of nuclear war I have ever watched,
Not quite as salubrious as it's London namesake, Sheffield's Hyde Park was one of the most ambitious post-war housing schemes conceived. It's sheer size and bulk alone is impressive.
Snaking along one of the main roads towards the centre, Kelvin was about half a kilometre long and 13 storeys tall. Wish I had a chance to run round here with my camera before they flattened it!
Still standing although its currently been turned into 'luxury city living' by urban splash.
Lovely 60s greasy spoon cafe in the markets.
The Odeon on the left, Roxy Disco on the Right (now carling acadamy)
Inside one of the Castle Market halls.
Most of the current centre was built in the 50s and 60s with castle markets and the moor.
Castle markets today. Like elephant and castle shopping centre but not quite as nice.
Lots of cool industrial megastructures in the Don Valley, although most have been flattened and turned into distribution sheds. Sheffield actually still produces as much steel as it always has done, although the industry employs far fewer people due to automation. (cooling towers now demolished)
Cooling towers and Tinsley Viaduct motorway