Posted on December 18, 2015
This gives a bit more of an idea of how little of the river was allowed to see the open air until pretty recently. Sheffield City Council have been steadily working to expose this buried watercourse...
View downstream from the road bridge note the balcony/gantry on the right in the foreground
Same view immediately after the in-channel habitat-works (note balcony/gantry on right of frame in foreground
Starting to remove the brick-arch culverting
At the downstream end of the removed brick culvert - a series of steel RSJs can now be seen spanning the river. These previously supported the concrete floor of a factory that was built on top of the river
Here is a picture of...