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Police Box

Surrey Street, Sheffield S1 2LG, England
+44 114 221 1900
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A Sheffield police box

This is only a police box but is nice to have a photo taken. There is a little sign which tells you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
FomzineJunior7
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Surrey, United Kingdom
via mobile
Iconic Sheffield symbol

Police Box has been kept as a symbol how police worked in the past. Iconic small symbol of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
beachstone2c
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Helsinki, Finland
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good27%
  • Average24%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“city centre” (8 reviews)
“quick look” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
Surrey Street, Sheffield S1 2LG, England
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+44 114 221 1900
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"photo opportunity"
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"wrong colour"
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"great attraction"
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"history"
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"replica"
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"reminder"
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"iconic"
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"constable"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is only a police box but is nice to have a photo taken. There is a little sign which tells you a little about it. Also, after all these years it os still in good condition.

1  Thank FomzineJunior7
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Police Box has been kept as a symbol how police worked in the past. Iconic small symbol of Sheffield next to Town Hall. There is a short description attached to the box explaining the purpose and history of them.

Thank beachstone2c
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nestled in next to the town hall this old police box harps back to a bygone age. Not much to see, just a plaque on the outside. You do always get the nagging feeling it's the wrong colour...

Thank Jon b
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have known this landmark for over 60 years and it still fascinates me. Would love to go inside. Hope it remains for another 60 years

Thank Paul B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is situated next to Sheffield Town Hall. It's an impressive and well preserved structure that is great to stop and have a couple of minutes gander, however, you can't go into it to take on the full experience and lately it has been barricaded...More

Thank Jack H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely to just come upon this bit of the old world before mobile phones. Well preserved and worth a quick look.

Thank WillStaffordshire
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

My little boy loved seeing the police box, he was the first to spot it, and carried on shouting ‘nee nar’ until I took him up to it!

Thank tashaabond
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Standing on the corner next to the Town Hall. This is certainly something you dont see every day. Especially not a green one! You cant get in it, but i guess its a good photo oppertunity - especially as recently they have been filming Dr...More

Thank Antony B
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

Calling this a tourist sight is a bit far fetched, but Sheffield isn't exactly a city built for tourism. The box certainly has historical significance, more so to the locals than to tourists. It isn't out of the way, so you might as well stop...More

Thank Jonathan W
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

I bought a book on Old Sheffield & this Police Box is mentioned in detail. We were unable to access the interior but the box is well maintained. There were 120 of these boxes & this is the only one that remains. They were the...More

Thank Alan A
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