Portland Works is a 140 year old historic building Grade *II

Portland Works

Portland works Stairs

Furnace Workshops

Stuart Mitchell's knives Knives

Stuart Mitchell 's knives Workshop

Stuart Mitchell

Stuart's Knife

Stuart Machinery

Letters boxes

Portland Works Roof

Tool Maker Tools

Workshop Tools

Andy Cole Machinery

A view from the top

Fine stair Broken window

Workshop WW2 air raid shelter

Portland Works

Office Bridgeport

Workshop Mr M. Shaw. Engraving

Engraving Mr Shaw

Old Sheffield telephone number

Old grinding wheel


Portland Works

Portland Works is a 140 year old historic building Grade *II which is currently closure-threatened and its original character may go for ever. The building has a special place in the City’s industrial heritage as it was home to the first company in the world to manufacture stainless steel cutlery. — Portland Works is currently home to traditional metal craftsmen, tool makers and some artist. The present owners of the site are seeking to convert the works into urban living accommodation. Portland Works is the last building of its type in Sheffield…and it needs to be saved. All photos taken in March 2010

Keep the heritage of Sheffield alive and well !!If you wish to follow the latest news about the future of this historic place Please visit www.portlandworks.co.uk

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