The Sheffield City Region is one with great ambition. Home to 1.8 million people and covering nine districts, it is made up of a diverse collection of towns, cities and villages.
The nine areas of Barnsley, Bassetlaw, Bolsover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire Dales, Doncaster, Rotherham, Sheffield and North East Derbyshire offer a great place in which to work, live, study and invest, and contribute to a GVA of £25.7bn.
Businesses are thriving in the Sheffield City Region, supported by a host of world-class facilities, an extensive network of business support services and a highly skilled workforce. With two world renowned universities – the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University – as well as a selection of higher education colleges, it’s no surprise that 33% of the population of Sheffield is educated to degree level or above.
The region offers one of the UK’s best value environments in which to live, with income going further and residents enjoying a higher standard of living than in many other parts of the country.
There is no shortage of entertainment in the Sheffield City Region, with an array of theatres, art, music, restaurants and cinema, as well as a full calendar of sporting, leisure and business events throughout the year.
Outside of the thriving commercial areas, the Sheffield City Region is overflowing with parks, woodlands, countryside, picturesque villages and market towns, offering a tranquil pace of life and a chance to simply enjoy some of the country’s most stunning scenery.
For days out, the Sheffield City Region has something to suit all ages and tastes, from historical buildings such as Chatsworth House and Bolsover Castle to modern attractions including Magna Science Adventure Centre and Heights of Abraham.
With a strong history, thriving business community and a diverse range of entertainment, activities and attractions, the Sheffield City Region really does have it all!
Area: 1,350 sq miles
No of Businesses: 45,000
Nearest Airport: Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield, Manchester, East-Midlands