Sheffield Post Office

Paid a very quick visit to the old post office in Sheffield one evening. It was built in 1910 as an addition to one built in 1897. It closed in 1999 when a newer one was built nearby and was finally sold for redevelopment in 2006.

It was quite late and I wasn’t overly inspired – the place was riddled with asbestos test holes and just lacked any real atmosphere. I think it was also my first proper night-time explore. These factors lead to the few & poor photos.

From the outside it looks rather impressive.

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Staircase

On the external shot, you can see a curved piece on the corner. This housed a rather impressive staircase. You can also see a postbox – this led to an underground chute / sorting area. It’s not really underground as the building is built on a slope.

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Rooms

We saw a few rooms – all totally stripped.

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Views

Didn’t get out on the roof, but got to the top floor.

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And that’s about it really. We missed a few cool bits, like safes, but never mind.

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One Response to Sheffield Post Office

  1. madmandy says:

    What a fantastic staircase It would have been worth it for me just to see that ..its magnificent!
    thanks for sharing

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