These two small suburbs are located to the west of the city centre, about 20 minutes walking distance from all of the main sights and sounds. In general, Broomhill and Crookes are lively areas populated by a younger community comprised of students, young families and professionals. Broomhill is adjacent to the University of Sheffield and home to many of its residence halls making it a vibrant, student-populated area with a number of green spaces and a conservation area. Crookes, located slightly north in relation to Broomhill, is another dynamic area situated on a slope overlooking the city.
 

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 ENTERTAINMENT    SOPHISTICATED     LUXURY APARTMENTS    CULTURAL INSITUTIONS    BUSINESS DISTRICT     EASY COMMUTE    TOURIST ATTRACTION    HIPSTER    LIVE MUSIC

 

The Neighbours

Young Professionals, Local Students from the University of Shefifeld, University of Sheffield Staff, Hospital Staff

Housing

 

These two areas are an excellent choice real estate-wise. Separated from the hustle and bustle of the city centre by a few miles, yet situated in close proximity to countryside and green spaces, living in this location is a practical and increasingly popular option. Purchasing real estate in these two areas is comparatively less costly than in other prosperous suburbs while simultaneously offering excellent quality of life -- an average home costs only slightly above the city average of £140,000. Also, if you are looking to rent an apartment and don't mind noise coming from student bars and pubs, Broomhill is an excellent option. 
 

Schools

 

Broomhill and Crookes have some excellent primary and schools. The two secondary schools considered to be the best in Sheffield -- Birkdale School and Sheffield High School -- are located in Broomhill. Crookes, on the other hand, is home to some of the best primary schools, such as Westways Primary which was rated with an 'outstanding' rating by Ofsted. 
  

Entertainment and Leisure

 

Entertainment-wise, Broomhill and Crookes offer an excellent balance in relation to other parts of the city. If you are looking for a place to go out but you are not willing to venture out into the centre of the city, it's best to stay in close proximity to these areas. Browse the charities and vintage shops on Crookes Road, look through records in the Broomhill Oxfam or try one of the excellent pubs in the centre.