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Places to live in Sheffield: S6

General Description The S6 area in Sheffield is made up of many great locations such as Walkley...

General Description 

The S6 area in Sheffield is made up of many great locations such as Walkley, a north west suburb of Sheffield which lies north east of Crookes and South of Hillsborough. A popular area with young professionals, post grads and young families being just outside of the main student areas of Broomhill and Crookes.

Another fantastic location in S6 is Hillsborough. Home to Sheffield Wednesday Football Club, Hillsborough lies 3 miles north west of Sheffield City Centre which is about a 10 minute drive. It was named after Hillsborough House which was built in tribute to the Earl of Hillsborough who lived in Hillsborough in County Down, Ireland. 

There are several lettings agent in S6. Belvoir Sheffield also provides letting services within this area. The properties within Hillsborough are mostly terraced housing and the landmark Regents Court apartment block. Walkley is mainly made up of Victorian terraced houses intermingled with some newer semi-detached properties. There are also several brand new build blocks of apartments. Whilst in other popular locations in S6 such as Bradfield, Dungworth, Holdworth, Hollow Meadows and Loxley, boast a majority of great detached housing.  

S6 also provides places for your weekly shop in the form of an Asda supermarket in Walkley and a large Morrisons in Hillsborough. In Hillsborough, there is also the Hillsbrough Exchange Shopping Centre which houses shops, such as Timpsons, Specsavers, Boots, Home Bargains

In the are there are also Plenty of independent cafes, shops, restaurants and take-aways along such as Choco Latte, Sette Colli, the acclaimed Vito’s Italian, to Indian, Lebanese and many traditional take-aways. A list of eating-places in the area can be found here: http://bit.ly/1Pu2KNB

Within S6 there are various parks including Ruskin Park, which hosts the annual Ruskin Park fun day and has a games area and playground. It also featured in the film The Full Monty. Hillsborough park is also very popular. It is huge at approximately 20 hectares sq2 and boasts historic buildings, a walled garden, playground, sports facilities and a fishing lake.



There are multiple bus routes including the 31, 52, 57 and the 95 in Walkley and the 38, 57, 81, 82, in Hillsborough. Both of which give easy travel to the city center. There are also the blue and yellow Supertram routes nearby which give access to the City Centre, Meadhowall, Crystal Peaks. Further travel routes can be found at: http://bit.ly/1UariA3



Local schools include Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Hillsborough Primary, Stannington Infant School and Loxley Primary School. A full list of schools within the S6 postcode, along with Ofsted ratings and contact details can be found here: http://bit.ly/1WNyuFe


Places Of Worship

Places of worship provided in the area include Wesley Ebenezer Methodist Church, Sheffield Buddhist Centre, St Thomas’ Church, Sacred Heart Church, Hillsborough Trinity Methodist Church and Wadsley United Reform Church.



There are multiple Conveyancing solicitors that operate in the S6 Postcode. Follow this link to ‘Yell’, which has reviews on all conveyancing practises along with contact information, and website details: http://bit.ly/1Ocy0pk


Help With Moving


Removal companies serving S6 can be found here along with consumer reviews: http://bit.ly/239YMS0


Painters and Decorators within the S6 area can be found here: http://bit.ly/25XwEXo


Furniture shops that operate close to S6 include ‘R.R Foster Ltd’ and ‘Barkers Flooring and Bedroom Centre’, amongst others. Contact details can be found here: http://bit.ly/21mq3zh



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