Walkley History

News, events and discoveries of the Walkley Ways, Walkley Wars history project.

One or two stones out of place: detective work on Walkley rooftops

This is the ‘join’ in the roof line between two businesses on South Road. On the left, Beeches of Walkley. On the right, the Rowsha restaurant. Behind the chimney you … Continue reading

July 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

Ruskin Park Fun Day

Here are some photos from our stall at the Ruskin Park Fun Day on the 6th July. The history stall was very popular on what was a sunny day. We … Continue reading

July 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ruskin Park’s Lost Streets Reappear after 40 Years

Today we marked out part of one side each of two of Ruskin Park’s lost streets. The outlines of houses and gennels have reappeared  as white lines on the grass … Continue reading

July 4, 2013 · 4 Comments

Walkley on Picture Sheffield

Walkley on Picture Sheffield. Sheffield Archives and Libraries Service has an online collection of old photographs. They cover many places in the city and lots of different subjects. Here is … Continue reading

July 1, 2013 · Leave a comment