Historic map of Sheffield highlights how times have changed

A map of Sheffield as it was in 1855

A map of Sheffield as it was in 1855

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How Sheffield looked more than 150 years ago is being showcased after the release of a new series of maps.

How Sheffield looked more than 150 years ago is being showcased after the release of a new series of maps.

Sam Moorwood, senior lecturer in planning and development at Sheffield Hallam University
Sam Moorwood, senior lecturer in planning and development at Sheffield Hallam University

Ordnance Survey, Britain’s national mapping agency, has released maps showing how every area of England and Wales developed from the Victorian times through to the 1950s.

 

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