Great Industrial Pubs of Sheffield, UK

Back in the glory days of manufacturing and heavy industry, that timeless beacon of Britishness – the pub – served both residential and industrial communities.  Pubs catered to factory workers and became important meeting places for factory bosses, and the constant supply of patrons ensured a prosperous trade.  Today, few of these pubs remain.  But some have managed to hang on in varying degrees of popularity.  Here’s a selection of some that have, and other less fortunate hostelries that tell the story of a different era.