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Portland Works

Duration: 01:55

Built in 1879, Portland Works in Sheffield was the first to produce stainless steel. It is still home to cottage industries but today the building stands in a dilapidated state. John and Jules head there to meet the people working hard to raise enough money to secure its future.

Available since: Thu 2 Feb 2012


John Craven
Jules Hudson
Ali McBride
Executive Producer
Harry Bell

This clip is from

Britain's Heritage Heroes Episode 4

4/15 John Craven and Jules Hudson visit Sheffield to try their hands at steel working.

First broadcast: 09 Feb 2012

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