Photos from the 90s – Sheffield’s Castle House Co-op department store

Graham Soult

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  1. It would have been brilliant if the old Co-op could have been saved. I found that spiral staircase hypnotised me if I looked at my feet as I went down it as a kid but unfortunately, like you said, it just isn’t a great location and dept. stores generally aren’t what they once were.
    It is a real shame that such a great bit of Sheffield history has bitten the dust.

  1. January 10, 2011

    […] Stafford’s Co-op is owned by the Midlands Co-operative Society, which is now the second largest retail Co-op in the country (after the Co-operative Group), and has maintained a significant non-food operation at the same time as other co-ops have closed down all their department stores.  […]

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