Filled with multiple different types of properties that include traditional and modern builds, Greenhill is a popular part of Sheffield to live. Close to the heart of the city, you have all the amenities and restaurants you could need. On top of this there is much parkland to enjoy and close transport links.
THINGS TO DO
The beautiful Beauchief Abbey and Beauchief Hall in the area are popular and surrounded by vast parkland. Next to that is Beauchief Golf Club and Dore & Totley golf course is in the neighbouring village. Other open spaces include Ecclesall Woods, Graves Park, Greenhill Park, Meersbrook Park and Oakes Park. There is also a tennis club.
EATING & DRINKING
There are a number of fast food and takeaway options nearby like McDonald's, Wraggy's fish and chips, Greenhill Village Fisheries, Chinese and Indian. For dining options, there is the popular Peppercorn European restaurant, Barretts English restaurant and La Taverna Italian. Pubs are The Norton, The White Hart and The Abbey.
Greenhill has a florist, hairdresser, DIY shop, pet shop, curtain store, wine merchants, pharmacy and a convenience store. There is a large Morrisons in Chancet Wood for all groceries and as you get closer to the city, there are a number of high street options - including at Meadowhall.
In the area there is Beechwood Day Nursery and Greenhill Village Pre-School as well as Greenhill Primary School, Lowedges Primary School, Bradway Primary School, Abbey Lane Primary School, St Thomas of Canterbury and Meadowhead School with Sixth Form.
Off Abbeydale Road, Greenhill is just five miles from the city centre. Serviced by a number of buses - 76, 86, 25, 25A, M17 and 293 - it has excellent public transport both towards Sheffield and out to Derbyshire. Dore & Totley railway station is right on your doorstep and East Midlands, Robin Hood, Leeds Bradford and Manchester airports are easily accessible.
Once a small village, Beauchief and Greenhill is now a ward that includes Batemoor, Beauchief, Chancet Wood, Greenhill, Jordanthorpe, and Lowedges. It is mainly known for the Beauchief Abbey that was founded in 1175 and there is a house and hall that date back to the 16th century and 1671 respectively. The Industrial Revolution saw Sheffield and surrounding areas grow and today it is mainly a commuter area for the city.
DID YOU KNOW?
The districts of Beauchief and Greenhill were part of Derbyshire before being moved to part of Sheffield in 1934.