A picture diary of John Lewis and Cole Brothers through the years
With the ‘heartbreaking’ news that Sheffield institution John Lewis will close, you can reminisce with pictures of the building through the years – from 1847, when the Cole brother’s launch the business, to present day.
Since 1847, Cole Brothers, and now John Lewis, has been an iconic part of Sheffield shopping and lifestyle culture.
Setting up on Fargate, before moving to current location Barker’s Pool in 1963, the company rebranded as John Lewis in 2002.
Here is a complete trip down memory lane: