Local area guide Area Guide

Hillsborough, a vibrant suburb of Sheffield, lies on the Sheffield Supertram's blue and yellow routes, and is home to a number of industries. A.L. Simpkin & Co Ltd on Hunter Road are a manufacturer of confectionery who have been established in the area since 1921. The district is also a shopping area, centred on Hillsborough Corner, which includes a variety local amenities an array of shops, restaurants and bars. 

The areas in Hillsborough offer a vast variety of different types of property which suit all buyers from families, first time buyers and even landlords looking for investment properties. All our available houses, bungalows and flats for sale and to rent can be viewed online or in branch. We believe at Reeds Rains estate and letting agents in Hillsborough whether you are looking to buy, sell, rent or let your property, we can provide you with the service, experience and guidance you require to negotiate the property market.

Hillsborough is a popular location for a range of buyers. The location is popular with first time buyers looking to get onto the property ladder. The area offers a wide selection of property types for growing families and the area is also very popular with landlords with a growing rental demand for the area.

Hillsborough is a famous suburb in north Sheffield and historically known worldwide for the football disaster in 1989. Sheffield is traditionally a steel town with Hillsborough housing several of the steel manufacturers which shipped steel around the globe.

Hillsborough has a wide range of property types in its vicinity. The area has a large number of terraced houses, semi detached properties, detached family homes and a selection of bungalows for those looking to downsize. There is also a wide range of apartment developments.

Hillsborough is a popular area for landlords with high rental demand throughout the calendar year. Tenants like renting in Hillsborough because of the endless amenities including the supertram.

Hillsborough has a wide range of restaurants and bars located mainly off Middlewood Road. There is also the Barracks shopping centre which houses a Morrisons and Sainsburys. 

Hillsborough is popular with homeowners who look to keep fit. Hillsborough Park is popular for many athletic clubs, sporting clubs and those wanting to go for an early morning run or walk the family dog.

From the world’s biggest bouldering wall to the deepest diving pool, Sheffield can keep you entertained and active. If you prefer more leisurely pursuits, the 13 city parks, 20 district and 50 local parks mean you need never be at a loose end at weekends – be it feeding the ducks or people watching as you enjoy a cappuccino. The city’s theatre complex ensure theatre goers are well catered for by the range and quality of productions at the nationally recognised Crucible Theatre, which is also home to the annual World Snooker Championships. 

There are also great retail therapy opportunities with Meadowhall on the doorstep, plus a great choice of cosmopolitan and independent shops, together with bars, restaurants and cafes to relax in and watch the world go by in the city centre. The impressive interactive museums, such as Weston Park and the Millenium Galleries, host major exhibitions from the V& A and Tate Galleries and are wonderful places to while away the hours. While a short drive out of the city takes you to the impressive Chatsworth House and gardens, home to the Dukes of Devonshire, and steeped in history and breathtakingly beautiful. Sheffield’s almost legendary nightlife offers vibrant bars, restaurants and clubs – it’s well known music scene takes you from the Human League to the Arctic Monkeys.