Voted the happiest and safest city within the country, Sheffield’s population is constantly on the rise from the current 569, 000.
With two world renowned universities homing 58, 000 students, the city has managed to maintain a youthful and laid-back vibe.
Never a dull city to be in, Sheffield offers a range of entertainment to cater for all kinds of different people, making it an exciting and interesting place to live in.
In 2016 the number of commuters travelling to and from work grew massively, with around 3 million employees doing so every working day, and this amount has only risen throughout 2017.
With a very central location within the UK, Sheffield has trains that depart from the main station, providing easy access to destinations all over the country. Whether you want to take a 39 minute journey to Leeds, or a two hour journey to London, nothing is too far away and your travelling to work can still be a reality.
When it comes to spending time within Sheffield city, there is always something to do.
You can spend your evening at the O2 Academy to see live music or comedy performances, or spend the evening at the beautiful 19th Century Lyceum Theatre to spectate a well loved West End touring show.
Not a long trip from the city is Kelham Island.
Kelham Island is a place to watch within this area, voted the eighth most up and coming neighbourhood in Europe by TravelSupermarket. The unique and independent area within Sheffield has stolen the heart of many people, with such an interesting feel.
From independent coffee shops, to vintage clothing stores, Kelham Island is bursting with creativity and is a nice break from the main city of Sheffield.
The River Don provides a beautiful setting when going for food and beverages in the area. Whether you opt for a ‘Build-your-own’ burger and milk bottle ice shake at Urban ¼, or a mouthwatering pizza at Craft & Dough, you will not be disappointed with the level of authenticity.
Voted Britain’s greenest city, with over 200 parks, the air does not have the feel of a busy city but of a clean and healthy one. Sheffield has also been voted the happiest and safest big city. These factors are great to know for bringing children within the area.
Over 77% of schools within Sheffield have been given a high star rating from Ofsted with only a handful needing improvement.
With such a large part of the population being University students, it comes as no real shock that the nightlife within Sheffield is incredibly well loved.
There is a place for everyone to go from a night in The Viper Rooms, which hosts Dj’s playing anything from house to indie, to a night at Plug which homes a diverse programme of live music.
Housing sale prices were on an up by 3% on the previous year. The majority of housing sales within the last year seemed to be Semi-Detached, which average at around £172, 736.
If you are thinking about investing within the area, contact Nic at Property Wave Investments via 07813976031 or via their website www.propertywaveinvestments.co.uk.
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