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This modern City is a great place in the UK to live and work in... By taking a visit and spending some time here you will soon realise while Sheffield people love it so much! Once a UK hub for industrial manufacturing (Sheffield is famous Worldwide for it’s historic steel and cutlery manufacturing) this Northern Yorkshire City is now classed as a UK location that has a cosmopolitan atmosphere as well as many other great qualities.

Sheffield is home to many types of businesses and industries as well as being a leading location for educational and business training establishments. The numerous Sheffield Universities develop and teach students with a strong bias to medical, media, and information technology in particular.

As far as lifestyle activities go, this City is home to some great shopping venues including the well known Meadowhall Shopping Centre Mall. Other popular areas for shopping are the City centre areas of Fargate and The Moor, Ecclesall Road, and the Crystal Peaks Shopping Centre that is located close to the village of Beighton.

Centretainment is an area close to the districts of Attercliffe and Darnal in Sheffield which houses a bowling alley, multi screen cinema complex, several restaurants, and several fast food outlets. It is also located directly opposite the Motorpoint Venue Arena.

Pond Forge is a sports centre which comprises a gym, several swimming pools, and also has venue rooms capable of hosting small, medium, and large sized events both corporate and private. It is not unusual for there to be rooms filled with banquet chairs as seating for attendees of large corporate events such as business speaker presentations, sports achievement presentations, and all types of charity fund raising events.

The Crucible Theatre in Sheffield is of course the top venue for the World Snooker tournaments as well as being a modern theatre for all types of shows and productions. For conventional theatrical shows the Lyceum theatre is just a short walk away.

Sheffield has many open spaces for leisure activities including some fabulous parks. A few to name are Chelsea Park, Endcliffe Park, Graves Park as well as Millhouses Park. All of these have large grassed areas that are kept in shape by way of the council operated contractors using their commercial lawnmowers and landscaping equipment. During spring, summer, and early autumn you will see professional ground workers cutting and mowing the lawns and grassed areas keeping the parks looking their best.        

Sheffield Businesses:

This modern City is home to some of the most well known companies in the UK and especially throughout the Yorkshire region. In addition to retailers you will find Sheffield offers a large range of service providers covering a wide spectrum of industry.

Large call centres have positioned themselves in and on the surrounding areas of Sheffield as well as businesses that provide services including alternative health treatments, asbestos removal, beauty treatments, car repair and servicing, engineering work, furniture hire, glazing repairs, house maintenance, lawnmower repairs, limousine hire, machinery condition monitoring, motorcycle repairs, roof repairs, training, and website design and optimisation.  

These are just a few to mention, for a comprehensive list of Sheffield Businesses and Companies more information can be viewed on our Sheffield Business Directory Listings.    


There are several key locations in the City to go for nightlife. In no particular order these are the City Centre, Centretainment, Meadowhall Centre, Ecclesall Road, and London Road. You will not be lacking when it comes to finding nightlife in Sheffield, bars, cafes, night clubs, gentlemans clubs, restaurants, you will find them all here. For a good cross selection take in the City Centre Bars and Public Houses, you will find small traditional family run pubs through to chic late chill out bars. If you are after something less hectic spend a night out on London Road. As well as being home to a a multitude of small shops London road is home to a multitude of traditional pubs and restaurants. This road is basically a two (2) mile stretch of road that spans out of the City Centre in a south west direction. Here you can enjoy great food and dining experiences including Chinese, Indian, Mexican, and Turkish.  The London Road has a multi cultural atmosphere with dining available at excellent affordable prices.

London road is also close to one of the most famous football grounds in the UK; Sheffield United. In the Hillsborough area of the City you will find their leading opponents; Sheffield Wednesday Football Club.

Getting Around:

Sheffield is an easy place to get from one location to another. This modern City features a Supertram Network that is sure to be the envy of other major UK Cities. For just a few pounds you can travel speedily across the City or alternatively be transported to the Meadowhall Shopping Centre, the Arena, Don Valley Stadium, or the Centretainment Complex. The super tram also takes in Ponds Forge Leisure Centre, Ice, as well as providing commuters with a direct route through to Crystal Peaks or Hillsborough. Sheffield has a regular bus service network too that is seen as an essential link to the Universities, Colleges, Schools, and of course the Hospitals. Major hospitals in Sheffield are the Hallamshire, Northern General, the Childrens hospital, and the Charles Clifford Dental Hospital. As with most towns and cities in the UK you can also travel by taxi, private hire as well as the traditional black cabs can be booked for your transportation. As Sheffield is a major large city in England it also has several limo hire operators. The demand for limousine hire has rocketed over the past five years due to the trend of people splashing money out and booking stretched limo cars for corporate events, hen and stag nights, airport transfers, and school graduation and leaving events and of course school and university proms.

The City of Sheffield in South Yorkshire is also fortunate to have several key UK airports within easy reach, these being Robin Hood Airport based at Doncaster, East Midlands near Derby, and slightly further away Manchester Airport.

Disabled Access:

Whilst this city is very hilly in certain areas (it’s on the edge of the beautiful Peak District) it’s City Centre areas and in particular it’s shopping centres are easily accessible for people that are disabled or do not have full mobility at getting around. With relatively flat areas and spaces these are friendly to users of mobility scooters and wheel chairs. Crystal Peaks and the Meadowhall Centre in particular see these as an essential aid and both offer mobility scooter hire as well as good wheel chair accessibility. Other places that are easy to visit for people with a mobility problem include Endcliffe and Millhouses Park, as well as the Western Park Museum. This is an award winning family friendly museum where the visitors come first. In addition to having lots of sights to see for the children there are also plenty of things to keep adults entertained too. Here you can see the real history of Sheffield from it’s background roots, it’s people, industries, and it’s music that has come to shape this city.    

Paradise Square Area:

This City Centre area in Sheffield is home to the legal professionals that handle both business and private matters for their clients. Here you will find architects, business lawyers, and businesses that comprises divorce solicitors, conveyancing specialists, and a multitude of property estate agents that handle commercial as well as private properties to buy or let.   

If you have a legal matter that needs addressing you are sure to find the help you need within this Sheffield location whether it is to defend a court action for an offence of any kind, proceed with a divorce, buy or let a property, or commission an architect or a surveyor.  


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