Tag Archives: sheffield

Hawaii 233 Fulwood Road.

Fed up with Barry chiding me that I only ever add shops to this site’s local index after they’ve shut, we finally tag the legendary Sheffield record shop Record Collector onto our listings! Read more about it under Record Collector.

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W H Curtis delivery van

We have covered the Sheffield record retailer W H Curtis on the site in the past.  I was impressed to hear about a surviving van from the shop recently.  It seems as if the shop purchased a Mini van for … Continue reading

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Crate washing

Prompted by a comment on the site, where someone was hunting for storage for singles… Just recently I had dug out several old wooden boxes from the back of the garage. These were made by drinks companies to transport small … Continue reading

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Native to Sheffield

Three local bands having a go on 7″ in the mid eighties; the sleeves are detailed here.

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DIY sleeve decoration

We all used to write out names of favourite bands on bags, jackets, desk tops and school exercise books. Tony decorated an entire inner sleeve. See the results on the site.

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The Moor sleeve display update

More pictures of the finished sleeve display in Sheffield can be seen here along with some reaction from t’locals. The original news post about the display is further down this page here.

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Sound It Out

The very last record shop in Teeside… another fragile part of our retail ecosystem captured in this clever documentary. I confess it has passed me by but then I don’t read any of the publications which have given it (universally … Continue reading

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We’ll Miss Them When They’re Gone

Sheffield Record Shops ‘Our’ high streets are changing more than ever at the present time. Bricks and mortar outlets are under intense pressure from online activity, rising rents, rates and taxes while ownership of much retail property by financial institutions … Continue reading

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Sheffield shop moves…

Vinyl Demand is only a small Sheffield operation but manages to cram a lot of records into that modest space. After a year in an old works, they’ve just moved down the road, so I thought it was about time … Continue reading

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Record Store Day 1972

To mark this year’s record store day, a look back at another of Sheffield lost indie chains, Bradleys.

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