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About Hillsborough

Find a great opportunity for purchasing your next home in Hillsborough. With excellent transport links to the city centre, a range of different properties and a number of good schools, it has long been a popular Sheffield suburb. If you're looking for somewhere with amenities which is close to work, this might just be the location for your family.

THINGS TO DO

Hillsborough is home to Sheffield Wednesday football club, the large parkland of Hillsborough Park which has been open since 1897 and Owlerton Greyhound Stadium. There is also Wisewood Sports Centre and Hillsborough Leisure Centre that offer sporting facilities as well as gyms for residents.

EATING & DRINKING

Throughout Hillsborough there are a great number of pubs serving drinks and food, including: Rose & Crown, Horse & Jockey, The Park, The Hillsborough Club, The Rawson Spring, Malin Bridge Inn, Shakey and The Riverside. There are also a variety of restaurants serving international cuisine such as Taste of India, Chatanooga, Bangla Cottage and Sette Colli.

SCHOOLS

In the area you have Little Imp pre-school, Osbourne House Community Nursery, Middlewood Nature Nursery, Loxley Nursery, Hillsborough Primary School, Marlcliffe Primary School, Malin Bridge Primary School, Rivelin Primary School, Forge Valley Community School and Notre Dame High School.

SHOPPING

The diverse community is home to a range of different shops. These include computer repairs, florists, hairdressers, a bike shop, a lighting shop, charity stores, an opticians, a butchers and pet shop. There is also Hillsborough Shopping Centre which is home to national chains like Wilkinson, Dunelm, Home Bargains and Peacocks.

TRANSPORT LINKS

Next to the A61 Halifax Road, Hillsborough is just 3.3 miles from Sheffield and has frequent public transport into the city centre - buses number 13/14, 20/20A, 11/12, 52, 31/31A, 61/62 and 64. It is also close to the Peak District and has East Midlands, Leeds Bradford, Manchester and Robin Hood airports within an hour and a half.

HISTORY

Hillsborough's origins don't stretch very far back. Neighbouring Owlerton had a manor in 1297 but Hillsborough House, where the suburb takes its name, wasn't built until 1779. It wasn't until Sheffield took off in the Industrial Revolution that the suburb began to grow.


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