If you’re looking for student room in Sheffield, Truro Works is the ideal base to pursue your studies at Sheffield Hallam University or the University of Sheffield. Located just five minutes from both the University of Sheffield and the city centre, living with us means you’re right at the heart of everything you’ll need to make the most of your student experience.
Sheffield is the UK’s fifth largest city and has a reputation for being a fun, safe and easy-going place for students to live and study. Our student rooms are within easy walking distance of lots of exciting places – shops, cafes, pubs, bars, sports facilities, museums and theatres. If you fancy going a little further afield (The Peak District National Park is just 15 minute’s train ride from the city centre), it’s easy to get around thanks to cheap and frequent tram, bus and rail services – with Sheffield railway station just a few minutes’ walk away from your new home. Sheffield is also the greenest city in England, with over 200 parks and more trees per head than any other city in Europe.
There is a lively and distinctive night-time scene, and if you’re staying with us you won’t have far to go to let your hair down (and no expensive cab-rides home, either). The legendary Leadmill is just around the corner, and hosts weekly live music and club nights. The nearby O2 Academy is another popular music venue, less than 10 minutes from the residence, while Plug, Code and Corporation all offer cheap drinks and great music.
Closer to home, our uniquely-designed, grade II listed accommodation for students offers a wide range of spacious, modern and great value student rooms, with all-inclusive bills, free wi-fi, common room, laundry and 24hr security. Our on-site maintenance staff will quickly sort any issues you have, and our housekeepers make sure the place stays spick-and-span while you’re here. We have an on-site management office for post and parcel collection, or if there’s anything you want to come and talk to us about (or just fancy a chat and a cuppa!) Our dedicated property team will make sure you’re well looked after, leaving you free to make the very best of your time at university.
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.
*Cashback will be distributed to students after they have checked in. Please see T's and C's for more information. Offer available to the first 15 bookings.