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Crucible Sheffield : Snooker Venue Yorkshire

Key Yorkshire Architecture Developments in north England, UK

17 Apr 2010

Crucible Theatre Building, Sheffield

Famous English snooker venue

Date built: 1971

Design: RHWL Architects

Yorkshire Snooker Venue

Building photos © Adrian Welch, Apr 2010:

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Address: 55 Norfolk St, Sheffield S1 1DA, UK

Phone: +44 114 249 6000

Aerial view – image from east

Crucible Theatre
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World Snooker Championships venue

Status: Grade II listed 2007

Capacity: 980

The Crucible Theatre was built by M J Gleeson and opened in 1971, replacing the Playhouse Repertory theatre in Townhead Street.

The architects Renton Howard Wood Levin Architects were engaged and the building itself began to take shape in 1969. It was completed in two years, on time for the opening performance in November 1971.

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