Welcome to South Yorkshire

What wool was to West Yorkshire, so steel was to South Yorkshire. A confluence of natural resources – coal, iron ore and ample water – made this part of the country a crucible of the British iron and steel industries. From the 18th to the 20th centuries, the region was the industrial powerhouse of northern England.Sheffield's and Rotherham's blast furnaces and the coal pits of Barnsley and Doncaster may have closed... Read More

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