Living in Sheffield
Quality of life is about the details of everyday living. From the little things, like knowing the nearest place to pick up a pint of milk, to more important matters like finding the right school or having a health centre nearby, you need to know the community you're moving to will support you and your family, as well as being a pleasant place to live. So here's some useful information about the area around Norton Green.
Frequent local bus services pass along Hemsworth Road Norton Lane and Blackstock Road, linking Norton with the city centre. There are direct train services from Sheffield to Glasgow, Liverpool, Birmingham and Bristol as well as London St Pancreas, a journey of just over 2 hours. Norton Green also has easy access to the national road network.
Arts & Entertainment
Sheffield has an exciting and lively range of live entertainment ranging from award winning theatres, the Motopoint Sheffield Arena and large auditoriums like the O2 Academy through to folk music in pubs. There are also four multi-screen cinemas and a choice of galleries and museums to explore.
Leisure & Recreation
Five minutes walk from Norton Green the 200-acre Graves Park includes ancient woodland walks, wild life habitats, formal gardens, fish ponds, a boating lake, a rare breeds farm, play grounds and sports facilities, while the Peak District just a half hour drive away, offers superb long range walking and cycling. Lees Hall golf club's eighteen-hole parkland course is just across the road from the development, and the Springs Leisure Centre provides fitness and swimming activities three miles from the new homes.