Woodseats is four miles south of Sheffield city centre, in South Yorkshire. It’s a vibrant area with plenty of local amenities, great schools and green space.
There are excellent transport links in the area, with Chesterfield Road providing a main route into the city centre. There are regular bus services into central Sheffield as well as other parts of the city. You can also travel south through to Chesterfield by accessing junction 29 of the M1, or north on the outer ring road by joining the M1 at junction 34. Sheffield train station has regular trains to nearby towns and cities, as well as national services when you need to travel further afield.
Woodseats has some high performing primary and secondary schools, including Abbey Lane Primary School and Woodseats Primary School. Secondary school options include Meadowhead School Academy Trust and Newfield School. As the area is so popular with families, there is a good range of early years settings too, such as Beechwood Day Nursery and Pre-School and Brierley Field Children's Nursery.
Nearby St. James Retail Park has big brands like Marks & Spencer, Superdrug, Next and TK Maxx. Chesterfield Road hosts a variety of independent stores. Enjoy a treat from Pamela’s Sweetie Shop, or pick up any hardware you need from Toolstation Sheffield Woodseats. Woodseats Superpet sells all the pet and animal care items you may need, and The Industrial Design Company is a popular home furniture shop.
For groceries, there’s an ASDA as well as Iceland Foods. There’s also an ALDI nearby at St James Retail Park.
If you’re meeting a friend for coffee, there’s a local Costa Coffee or That Place which is really popular with locals and has excellent brunch.
In recent years Woodseats’ restaurant scene has flourished and there’s plenty to try. If you’re after an Italian try Ferdinando’s or go for a curry at Viraaj. As you move further down the A61 you can find a variety of pubs such as The Norton, Big Tree & The Chantry Arms.
Woodseats Medical Centre provides healthcare services and there are several local pharmacies available too.
The recently refurbished Graves Health & Sports Centre has plenty of activities for people of all ages. There’s a gym, swimming pool and sports like tennis, netball and trampolining.
Nearby, Graves Park is a fantastic green space with much to enjoy. There are two playgrounds, an animal farm (with rare breeds of cattle, pigs, chickens and donkeys), a large waterfall, and woodlands to explore. The Rose Garden Café is in the park and opens every day with a coffee lounge, and a terrace for when the weather is warm.