Truro Works is in an ideal location for the city's higher educational establishments including Sheffield Hallam University. The residence sits right on Matilda Street, which basically means you’re right in the heart of everything you’ll need to make the most of your student experience.
It’s not all work and no play – Truro Works is close to tons of exciting places to spend your downtime. It’s easy to get around, too, thanks to great transport links. You’ll be able to breathe easy throughout your time here because security is included as standard. In fact, our rents are all-inclusive meaning you don’t have to worry about a thing – except those looming deadlines!
The location of Truro Works means you will never be far from the biggest and best attractions Sheffield has to offer. The residence is located within the heart of Sheffield’s University district, and is a 8 minute walk from the city centre and Sheffield Hallam University. Truro Works benefits from having a wide variety of local amenities, pubs, bars and restaurants within walking distance.
The Royal Standard is a public house located a short walking distance from Truro Works; here you can enjoy a mixture of live bands during the week and weekends. If you fancy a quick snack or a tea or coffee, pop out to Tilly’s Café. It’s just 5 minutes’ walk away, and it’s perfect for those days when you’re in a rush.
Sheffield’s reputation for student nightlife precedes itself, and Truro Works is no more than minutes’ walk away from all the entertainment Sheffield has to offer.
The Leadmill nightclub is located right round the corner from the residence and hosts live music and weekly indie club nights. As well as this, The O2 Academy is a popular music venue and is located less than 10 minutes from the residence. The Plug, Embrace and Corporation are a few more of Sheffield’s nightclubs well-known for cheap drinks and great music, all of which can be enjoyed when you’re staying in our student accommodation.
The popular student areas of Division Street and West Street are both a 10 minute walk away, where you’ll find a selection of diverse bars and restaurants to choose from. You’ll be sure to pick a favourite among The Basement, Revolución de Cuba, Mojo Bar, and Bungalows and Bears. Don’t fancy cooking? No problem. Sheffield city centre has a variety of restaurants, ranging in cuisines to suit all tastes and budgets. Head to Wagamama, Wig and Pen, Ask Italian, and Edo Sushi. If you’re after a more scenic lunch try the Winter Garden or Millennium Galleries which are both under 15 minutes’ walk away.
Truro Works is located on Matilda Street, and is within easy walking distance to Sheffield city centre and Sheffield Midland train station.
If you want to relax between lectures The Peace Gardens, The Winter Garden and The Millennium Galleries; Sheffield’s iconic gardens are located minutes away from the residence. Additionally Sheffield has over 80 parks and green spaces, so there will always be somewhere to unwind peacefully in the sun. To catch up on the latest blockbusters, the Showroom Cinema and the Odeon are under a 10 minute walk away. Sheffield also has an impressive theatre complex, the largest of its kind outside of London's South Bank, offering both in-house productions and touring shows.
The Moor Market is Sheffield’s brand new shopping area, with over 196 stalls of food heaven, just a 15 minute walk from Truro Works. If you enjoy shopping, Meadowhall is a shopping centre located just out of the city centre, 20 minutes from the residence. There are more than 270 brand name and independent shops under one roof, so it’s easy to lose an afternoon to this retail paradise.
The Kelham Island Museum is a 25 minute walk away and showcases Sheffield’s industrial story from the period of early industrialisation through to modern times. Sheffield’s nickname is ‘Steel City’, and after a visit here, you’ll be in no doubt as to why!
For a range of different entertainment, Sheffield City Hall hosts some famous names, displaying entertainment from comedy clubs to contemporary dance.
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