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About Endcliffe - and Why Students Live Here

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The Sheffield neighbourhood of Endcliffe is a little to the west of the conservation area Broomhall, just north of Hunters Bar, and is home to 3000 plus students the in the University of Sheffield Endcliffe Village. Historically it has been a wealthy residential area, and still contains Endcliffe Hall, which is the largest private residence ever built in Sheffield. At approximately 1 ½ miles from the city centre its easy to see why it will be a popular choice for student accommodation for many years to come.

Keeping A Healthy Balance

Claypenny’s student properties are close to the extensive Endcliffe and Bingham parks, places to chill out, contemplate and exercise to keep a healthy work-life balance as you work through your studies. The botanical gardens are not far and offer a fascinating place for an evening stroll.

Somewhere To Eat

The restaurants, bars, cafes, and shops on the nearby Ecclesall Road are plentiful and with a good variety of cuisine on offer from a quick brunch to a pint or two. These watering houses and shops – including Sainsburys and Marks & Spencer - are also very familiar with students and your needs.

Some examples we picked out:

Mowgli Street Food

Indian Restaurant - website

Mowgli is all about how Indians eat at home and on their streets

Patoo Thai

Thai Restaurant - website

Fresh, contemporary style and a wide choice of classic Thai curries and stir fries.

Nonnas Sheffield

Italian Restaurant - website

Classic Italian dishes in a low-ceilinged space with tiled floors, banquettes and framed photos.

Keeping Mobile While Studying

The Endcliffe area is well served by bus routes to both the area of Sheffield Hallam Uni and the University of Sheffield to allow low-cost and green transport links. The bus route for the city centre in No. 81. 

You can also take advantage of this for visiting the stunning Peak District or utilise the Supertram network to get round the city or if you have your own car the M1 motorway is only a short drive away.

A pleasant area close to key amenities with our great value student housing, Endcliffe is a great option to consider.

Mature Housing Stock

Endcliffe is a long established residential district, with many quality houses, in a variety of styles. This house at the back of the Botanical Gardens is a good example, 47 Wadbrough Road:

Student House Sheffield

Student House, Bedroom, Sheffield

Another property just to the North of Endcliffe is 1 Turners Lane, an example of the variety of properties in this area.  A former bank has been completely refurbished and converted into a luxury suite of flats, providing student accommodation of to the highest specification.


Here is a typical Endcliffe street scene:

Learn more about Sheffield's fantastic areas in this video:

We would be delighted to help you in your quest to find the right student property. Please call us on 0114 266 9900 or email us at

Maybe you are not looking for private housing or shared accommodation? Then have a look at this link for University of Sheffield’s accommodation services department.

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