It never happened. Indeed, development of that corner of the city centre has only really started to come to fruition in recent years. No grand open space, no imposing civic building ...
... but it is called "Heart of the City II"
There would be a massive bus station opposite an enlarged college ...
... was thwarted when it caught fire in 1947 and was eventually demolished. Its replacement ...
... Park Square traffic jam and tram junction is somewhat less architecturally endearing!
Had the whole plan been completed promptly, Sheffield's centre would have been truly magnificent by the 1960s - but it didn't and it wasn't.
But the part of the plan that was, eventually, completed was the rebuild of Angel Street and Market Place, the creation of the new Arundel Gate, all centred on Castle Square.
It is how this junction has affected public transport in the City of Steel that will emerge in tomorrow's blog.
A Personal P S
Today is the fbb's youngest son's birthday. He is 40!