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Places to be in Sheffield: S8

General Description S8 offers a multitude of attractive, desirable and welcoming places to own a...

General Description

S8 offers a multitude of attractive, desirable and welcoming places to own a home. Areas within S8 that we believe have the most to offer are Beauchief, Greenhill, Meersbrook, Norton, Norton Lees, Woodseats. These are all around a 10-15 minute drive from the city centre. S8 has a tight-knit community, which has grown from hosting regular social events within the area such as The Graves 5k weekly run and the Woodseats Festival. The Woodseats festival has loads of activities to partake in, including a craft fair and art exhibition, a community parade through the streets, a family fun day and a literary evening.

There are several lettings agencies that serve S8. Belvoir Sheffield also provides letting services within this area. The properties within S8 are mainly terraced housing with some new apartment blocks. However in Beauchief there is a majority of detached housing and in Norton there is a large amount of semi-detahced properties. With the vast array of property types available in the area there is something for every home-buyer, no matter what they are looking for! A list of conveyancing solicitors that operate in the area can be found here

There is a large amount of shops and restaurants within S8. On Chesterfield road you will find a huge selection of restaurants, take-aways, food and fashion shops, hairdressers, opticians, independent butchers, fishmongers as well as a Tesco and an Asda with a large Morrisons as you head out towards the A61. There is also Woodside Retail Park which houses shops such as Homebase and carpetright within its units. For more information on the shops and restaurants in the area click here

Leisure activities can be found nearby at Graves Park which stands as Sheffields largest park and boasts a petting zoo, play ground and tea room. Double 6 Youth Club is also open to young people from the age of 10 upwards. A list of nearby leisure activities can be found here.

Woodseats Medical Centre and Meersbook Medical Centre is the nearest medical practice in the area.



Numerous buses to the City Centre include numbers X17, 25, 25a, 43, 53, 75 and 76. Dore and Totley train station is 2.5 miles away. Further travel routes for other locations in S8 can be found here



Schools within the area include Lowedges Primary School,Woodseats Primary School, Abbey Lane Primary School, Meadowhead Secondary School and Newfield School. A full list of schools in the vicinity of S2, along with contact information, can be found here


Places Of Worship

Places of worship provided in the area include Our Lady of Beauchief and St Thomas of Canturbury, St Chads and Woodseats Methodist Church.

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