Sheffield House Removals
Sheffield is England’s fourth largest city and home to over half a million residents. It is a multicultural city with a huge student population and it has earned a reputation as one of the safest and friendliest locations in the UK. Sheffield’s population and geography is as diverse as its culture and residents can enjoy the shopping of the centre, the wonders of art galleries and museums, or the Peak District National Park. Sheffield is a championed city and few rarely move away.
If you are looking for Sheffield removals look no further than Britannia Appleyards. Located just 35-minutes from Sheffield, Britannia Appleyards was established in the 1800’s and the great-great-grandsons of the owner are running the business now. The friendly teams at Britannia Appleyards are ready to help you move not only to or from Sheffield, but the surroundings areas too.
Moving to Sheffield
With a 60,000-strong student population it is not surprising that the rental market in Sheffield is very buoyant. Studio properties start from £400 pcm, rising to £550 pcm for a one-bedroom apartment. Two-bed flats fall between £650 and £1,000 pcm. For professionals with a budget there are some stunning penthouse apartments available for £1250 pcm and above. For families wanting to rent in Sheffield it would be best to pay a visit to a local estate agent as many of the online portals are crammed with large properties split into house share opportunities for students.
However, families buying in Sheffield won’t have a problem. Large detached properties with four or more bedrooms can be snapped up for as little as £200,000, dropping to around £120,000 for three-bedrooms. Semi-detached family homes start at £70,000. Traditional two-bed cottages and terraces are available for around £40,000 and flats start at £30,000.
Shopping in Sheffield
Visitors and residents come in their thousands to hit the shops of Sheffield every weekend. The Meadowhall Centre is a vast complex comprising of shops, restaurants and a cinema. There are over 280 stores within Meadowhall, most of which are major high street retailers. For the fashion conscious, there are copious amounts of retailers from the affordable to Primark and the designer Hugo Boss, and every possible option in between.
The Oasis Dining Quarter at Meadowhall is set over two floors. On the lower ground are the typical fast-food offerings associated with shopping centres; McDonald’s, KFC, Pizza Hut. On the second floor there are restaurants such as Frankie & Benny’s, Wagamama, TGI Fridays and Coal Grill and Bar.
The highstreets of Sheffield are also full of fantastic stores, restaurants and bars.
Transport Links Sheffield
Located just to the west of the M1, Sheffield boasts great road links. Drivers can get to London in 3 hours 30 minutes and nearby Manchester is under an hour’s drive away.
Sheffield is blessed with the Sheffield Supertram; a light rail tram system covering the city. Trams run on three coloured lines – Yellow, Blue, Purple. The different lines take passengers to different residential areas as well as the city centre, train station and Meadowhall Centre.
Sheffield railway station is the busiest in South Yorkshire. There are nine platforms and direct services run to London St Pancras International (2 hours 7 mins), Cleethorpes (1 hour 51 mins), Newcastle (2 hours), Manchester Piccadilly (50 mins), Leeds (59 mins), Birmingham (1 hour 11 mins), and Nottingham (50 mins).