Walkley History

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

Creevela Works – Barn

There is currently a planning application to demolish one of Walkley’s oldest buildings, a former barn known as the Creevela Works on Parsonage Crescent. Below is archaeologist Jim Rylatt’s brief … Continue reading

March 26, 2014 · 11 Comments

Removing the Memorial Windows

Watch a video and see photographs as Classic Glass discuss removal and renovation of Walkley Community Centre’s First World War stained-glass memorial windows. The windows were taken out for conservation … Continue reading

March 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

View from the Arts Tower, University of Sheffield, 1966.

These two photos taken from the University Arts Tower soon after it was opened in in 1966. They show Netherthorpe, Upperthorpe, Neepsend and lower Walkley including Kelvin Flats. They were … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · Leave a comment