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Photos of old Rotherham showing first, new photos second, taken in 2010.

Clifton Hall

Clifton Hall in the 1980's. After the building was demolished a car park was built on the site.

Car park

 

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Imperial  Buildings in 1964 C. L.

Arcade, Imperial Buildings in 1964.

Imperial Arcade in 2010

 

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Corporation Street

Corporation Street.

Corporation Street

 

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Boston Castle Grove C. L.

Boston Castle Grove and the entrance to Boston Park in 1970.

Boston Castle Grove

 

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Westgate C. L.

Westgate in 1964.

Westgate

 

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Effingham Street

Effingham Street.

Effingham Street

 

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Effingham Street C. L.

Effingham Street in 1960. The hotel on the left is now occupied by a Bank.

Effingham Street

 

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Westgate in 1965 C. L.

Westgate and Canklow Road (right) in 1965

Westgate in 2010

 

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Main Street in 1961 C. L.

The Post Office (right) was built in 1906 and further down is the public baths building erected in 1887, Main Street, town centre.
Photo taken 1961. The Post Office building is currently vacant and on the market.

The Post Office building in 2010

 

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Meadow Bank Road G. B.

Meadow Bank Road c1960.

Meadow Bank Road

 

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Moorgate Street C. L.

Moorgate Street in 1960. The building on the left was originally a hotel. It is now a new building currently used as a public house.
'Mason' the building with the clock was for many years a jewellery/silverware/smith store, after closure it became a shoe retailer.

Moorgate Street

 

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Main Street G. B.

Main Street c1960.

Main Street

 

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Doncaster Gate G. B.

Doncaster Gate c1960.

Doncaster Gate in 2010

 

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Doncaster Gate C. L.

Looking up to Doncaster Gate in 1961.

Doncaster Gate (left)

 

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Main Street in 1961 C. L.

Main Street in 1961.

Main Street in 2010

 

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Westgate in 1964 C. L.

Westgate in 1964. The shops on the left have all gone. They are now popular public bars.

Westgate in 2010

 

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Drummond Street in 1972 C. L.

Drummond Street in 1972. The houses on the right were demolished and a new public library was built.

Drummond Street in 2010

 

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Westgate in 1962 C. L.

Main Street (left) and Westgate in 1962.

Main Street (left) in 2010

 

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All Saints Square

All Saints Square. It is now a public space and the main traffic was diverted several years ago.

All Saints Square in 2010

 

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Nottingham Street C. L.

Nottingham Street in 1972. The houses on the left were demolished to make way for a public library, further down, still on the left
a brand new office building was constructed for Rotherham Borough Council.

Nottingham Street in 2010

 

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Westgate in 1962 C. L.

Westgate in 1962.

Westgate in 2010

Photos showing old Rotherham by Rotherham Family History Society

 

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