Tuesday, 26 January 2010

Police box




One of the last 120 surviving police boxes in the UK. This one stands outside the town hall on the end of Surrey St.

Taken from www.sheffieldhistory.com:

Introduced in Sheffield in 1928 by the then Chief Constable, Percy J Sillitoe, of gang-busting fame, they were eventually phased out in the 1960's. The boxes were used by patrolmen for meal breaks and writing reports.

3 Comments:

Leif Hagen said...

It's a beautiful, green police box! I wish you could turn it to be right side up! Ha!

SW said...

Sorted, apologies. Still trying to nail this mobile blogging business. Getting there :)

s820 said...

Love the green colour!

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