In May, 1923, HRH Prince of Wales visited Rotherham. This film captures the day’s events which include: the opening of a Power Station, a visit to Clifton Park, meeting wounded soldiers, and a visit to the Works of the United Steel Co., Ltd..
A film from the Ibberson family collection, this film documents some of the events and activities of the Sheffield Junior Chamber of Commerce including the opening of Blackburn Meadows Power Station in 1933.
The following is a British Gaumont newsreel which documents Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip's trip to Sheffield in 1954.
Made by local historian Ronald Fairfax, this film provides a history of Sheffield specifically with an emphasis on the steel industry. The film utilizes archive film to illustrate the commentary and includes extensive footage from Frank Mottershaw's 'The Life and Times of Charles Peace', and exceptional film of when there was a bus driver's strike in Sheffield in 1959.
This is a compilation of newsreels – British Pathe, Topical Budget, and Gaumont – showing the Prince of Wales opening a new power station in Rotherham, visiting the Vickers factory, and meeting ex-servicemen.