Title

Summary

Keywords

Geo–type

A large area of Tinsley was demolished to make way for the viaduct which carries the M1 over Sheffield.

Area

Completed in 1968 the two tier, steel viaduct was the first motorway structure of its kind in Britain.

Point

Tinsley Rolling Mills Co Ltd existed on the same site from around 1838 - 1962.

Point

Loved by many, hated by some, these landmark structures were synonymous with arriving home to Sheffield.

Point

Tinsley Marshalling Yard opened in 1965 and with its state-of-the-art computerised wagon control system handled around 3000 wagons a day.

Point

Sheffield Simplex Motor Works Ltd

Point

W.T. Flather Ltd moved from Love Street to their new Standard Steel Works on Sheffield Road, Tinsley, in 1911

Point

There have been a series of masterplanning documents recognising the potential transformative effect of national and regional infrastructure projects to the Don Valley area.

Area

A 1980 Souvenir Brochure describing the Tinsley Marshalling Yard.

Point