This western area of Sheffield was mainly developed during the Nineteenth century. Some of the notable buildings in the area including the fantastic Broomhill Church, the Kind Edward VII School, and The Mount. It is fairly close to the University of Sheffield campus, but is also used by Sheffield Hallam students. There is a large student population in the area, with the majority of the homes being owned as buy to let by independents or by letting companies. Parkers Road was nominated as the highest overall wealth outside of London in 2003.
The centre of the Broomhill area is an official conservation area, with several hospitals in the area, and situated close to the Sheffield Botanical Gardens.
Another notable event in the area was the arrest of the infamous Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe, who was arrested on Melbourne Avenue.
You can learn more about our student houses in Sheffield here.
We also wrote an article about Broomhall here.