Sheffield City Library and Graves Art Gallery - built in a "broad art deco" style, which is fairly obvious from this detail. Opened in 1934, it was designed by W.G. Davies, with the involvement of the then City Librarian, Joseph Lamb. According to Wikipedia:
"In January 2017 Private Eye reported that the building's owner, Sheffield City Council, planned to sell it due to expensive repairs being required following years of neglect. The potential buyer is the Sichuan Guodong Construction Group, a Chinese developer, which proposes to convert the library into a hotel."
So much for civic pride, these days!
Later - this plan seems to have been aborted, with other plans now in train.
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