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Broomhall and Broomhill: What These Two Areas Have To Offer Students

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Welcome to this latest instalment in our series which puts the spotlight on the various student accommodation areas in Sheffield - which we represent on our student properties search system.

This time, we’re looking at two areas. They share a closeness to the main student campuses (in fact some are contained within). There is some geographical overlap between the areas, but we’re splitting them up, to reflect the way they are referred to locally.

Without further ado, let’s delve into Broomhall and Broomhill!

Broomhall and Broomhill: An Overview

Broomhall is an area located snugly to the west of Sheffield city centre.

Broomhall is held together by the Whitham Road (A57) to the north, and the Ecclesall Road (A625) to the south. The accessibility to these two roads is in itself a fantastic asset - especially if you’re welcoming guests who are travelling by road or you’re looking for a get-away to the Peak District National Park. Top marks to Broomhall when it comes to road connectivity.

For students attending Sheffield Hallam University, the Collegiate Campus is located in Broomhall.

Broomhall provides bus connectivity to and from the city centre. Despite the lack of local train stations in Broomhall, you’re not far from Sheffield station

A Typical Broomhall Street Scene:

Broomhill forms an area north of Broomhall (there is some geographical overlap between the two), and is based around the A57.

Without wanting to get too technical, ‘Broomhill & Sharrow Vale’ is one of the electoral wards of Sheffield City Council, in which Broomhall is located. For this reason, it’s apt to include the Broomhill area as well as Broomhall.

The University of Sheffield’s ‘Western Campus’ is based around the A57 - making the area ideal for students studying at this institution. Glossop Road is another one of the central roads in the area; it’s home to the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, a major teaching hospital.

A Typical Broomhill Street Scene:

Food, Shopping, and Leisure in Broomhall and Broomhill

We think you'll love the range of local eateries in both Broomhall and Broomhill. Here’s a selection!



Meze bar and restaurant


“... we do the shopping ourselves and cook everything from scratch in our Broomhill kitchen.

Butcher & Catch


Steak and seafood restaurant


... using the very best local British produce at its core.

Thyme Cafe




... believe in creating vibrant casual, unique food with big and bold flavours.

The Portland House (Broomhall)



You belong here!



Coffee house


... coffee house bringing a taste of Scandinavian food and culture to Sheffield.


You’ll be well served when it comes to food shopping. For those in and close to Broomhall, shopping options include a Marks & Spencer and a Tesco. For those in and close to Broomhill, your options include a Morrisons.

Looking for somewhere to relax? You’ll have the scenic Sheffield Botanical Gardens within close reach to both areas, Weston Park, and the Weston Park Museum.

Student Accommodation in Broomhall and Broomhill

Having taken a closer look at these two student areas, let’s turn to property!

Whether you’re familiar with the area already or have taken a look around online - you can’t help but notice the fantastic architecture in both areas - adding much charm and character.

Check out this Broomhall property with four bedrooms, located opposite the entrance to the Collegiate Campus (Sheffield Hallam University). It comes with a huge open plan kitchen/lounge/diner!

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As for Broomhill, take a look at this one bedroom 1st floor flat, ideal for a couple, complete with a rear patio. 

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Are You Ready to Find Your Student Accommodation in Broomhall or Broomhill?

We hope you’ve found this blog post useful in your quest for the right student accommodation property.

We’re on hand to help you start the process of securing your student accommodation. We can also help you with any questions you may have. Just call us on 0114 266 9900, email us at, or fill out a contact form here.

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