Sheffield Legends

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Sheffield Legends is a Walk of Fame located outside Sheffield Town Hall honouring famous people from or connected to Sheffield. Like the Hollywood version, there are plaques with famous people's names on them and why they are famous.

The idea was first suggested in 2005 when the people of Sheffield were asked who should be honoured after a local resident suggested honouring the footballer Gordon Banks, who grew up in Sheffield.

To date, the inductees are:

Name Occupation Date of induction
Gordon Banks Footballer
Sean Bean Actor 19 January 2010
Joe Cocker Singer 15 December 2007[1]
Sebastian Coe Athlete and politician 21 February 2007[2]
Derek Dooley Footballer 4 December 2007[3]
Margaret Drabble Novelist 30 May 2012
Jessica Ennis Athlete 20 June 2011
Barry Hancock Oncologist 24 June 2010
Brendan Ingle Boxing trainer 8 January 2008[4]
Def Leppard Musicians 16 June 2006[5]
Nick Matthew Squash World Champion 4 September 2013[6]
David Mellor Cutler and designer 25 January 2007[7]
Michael Palin Comedian and television presenter
Joe Scarborough Artist 3 June 2008[8]
Helen Sharman Astronaut
Joe Simpson Mountaineer 8 January 2008[9]
Michael Vaughan Cricketer
Clinton Woods Boxer

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