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52 Shoreham Street,
S1 4SP


Sheffield Archives collects, preserves and lists written and other records relating to Sheffield and South Yorkshire, and makes them available for reference and research. The records date from the 12th century to the present day and include: - business records, ecclesiastical records, family and estate records, local government records, local public records and records from individuals.

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Map reference: SK 356867  Lat: 53.37597 Long: -1.46633

Directions from the bus interchange
Upon leaving the bus interchange turn left and walk along Pond Street, crossing Harmer Lane. Cross over Pond Street, follow the road, walking past the Howard public house. Cross over Paternoster Row and walk down past the front of the Showroom Cinema. Turn right continuing onto Shoreham Street. Walk past the Red Tape Studio, adjacent to which is Sheffield Archives.

Directions from the railway station
As you exit the railway station you will see an information point just outside the main doors (with a clock on it) which includes a map showing the location of Sheffield Archives. Walk along the station side of the cutting edge steel sculpture. At the top, cross the main road, turn left and continue walking for about 5 minutes, into Shoreham Street (heading for the Red Tape studios) adjacent to which is Sheffield Archives.

Travelling by car
As our service is based in the city centre we recommend that you use ‘park and ride’.
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Leave the M1 motorway junction 33 and follow the A630 signposted Sheffield Centre. At the main Park Square roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Sheaf Street (signposted Ring Road, Chesterfield). As you pass the railway station move into the right hand lane and continue onto Suffolk Road (signposted Ring Road, Barnsley, Chesterfield). Bear right onto St Mary’s Road (signposted Chesterfield, Bakewell A621). At the first set of traffic lights turn right onto Shoreham Street. Stay in the left hand lane and you eventually come to an NCP car park. Upon leaving your vehicle walk down to the bottom of the car park and exit onto Shoreham Street. Exit right and you will see Sheffield Archives.


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  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
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