This is a film showing the old Castleford’s Wholesale Fruit and Veg Market in Sheffield. The market is busy at work prior to its closure. The film also contains footage of it being demolished before showing its new replacement at Parkway.
Made by Eric Bolderson, this is a film of people waiting for, and getting on and off, buses in Castleford town centre.
This short film briefly shows the city centre and architecture of Sheffield.
The film shows the various stages in the construction of Pond Street Bus Station, Sheffield. There are also scenes of bus and passenger activity and views of the surrounding area.
The film shows part of the opening ceremony for Pond Street Bus Station, Sheffield and includes some general views of the bus station and surrounding area.
The film shows street scenes in Sheffield city centre with vehicles and people on the move and views of the area close to the Town Hall. It is believed to have been made for traffic survey purposses after the removal of the statue of Queen Victoria in February 1930.
The film shows traffic congestion at various junctions in Sheffield city centre.
The film shows street scenes in Sheffield and concentrates on congestion at various junctions in the city centre. It includes trams, buses and other vehicles and people in the streets. There are some views which include shops and other buildings.
The film shows traffic and pedestrian movement at two major junctions in Sheffield city centre. It includes motor vehicles and trams and there are images of people during the post-war austerity years.
This short film documents some of the festivities of the Sheffield University Rag Parade in 1965.
This film captures a parade in Sheffield in 1965. Included in the film are images of many of the floats which make up the parade as well as scenes of the city centre.
This is a film made by South Yorkshire's Transport, with commentary, marking the end of tram services in Sheffield in 1960. It follows the route of one of the services from Meadowhead to Firth Park through the city centre, showing various places along the way.
This is a film about the ending of the tram service in Sheffield in 1960, and its replacement with buses. It is told from the point of view of a tram driver who narrates whilst taking a tram journey across Sheffield from Millhouses to Tinsley, commenting on places on the way.
This is a comprehensive film on the history of Sheffield trams and the gradual closing of the tram system in the late 1950s up to 1960. It shows in detail all the major routes in Sheffield, describing their history and when they closed. It also shows what happened to the trams after closure. It was made and narrated by a former tram driver.
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 an amateur film marking the opening of the Supertrams in Sheffield. The filmmaker takes a trip on the route from the City Centre up to Meadowhall and back again, noting the landmarks on the way.
This is a film made by Sheffield Transport Department to promote their bus service. It presents a history of the bus and tram service in Sheffield in photographs, contemporary legislation and regulations relating to running a transport service, people working for the Transport Department, various bus services and industry in Sheffield.
This is a film from the Douthwaite Collection showing the building of St Mary’s Bridge in Doncaster.