Sheffield Cablevision started broadcasting on August 29th 1973 and ceased on January 2nd 1977. After it closed the old ITV company ATV in Birmingham began transmitting on that channel.


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1975
Click for larger image In the Sheffield area, for several years, a local company offered cable TV subscribers an experimental public access channel . Sheffield Cablevision - the community cable television experiment began operations on the British Relay network at Sheffield, Yorkshire. For about 2 hours every night 8 to 10 the channel transmitted community TV - shows made by the public with help from a professional staff of six. It all ended in 1977, despite good local viewing figures, politics and the costs were to blame

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