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The grounds at Park Hill are open to the public.  You are welcome to visit and have a look around.  Be mindful that this is a residential estate so please respect our community and keep noise to a minimum. Also note that the ‘Streets in the sky‘ are accessible to residents only. We take security seriously at Park Hill so please do not follow residents into the building or ask for them to let you in.

How to find us

We recommend travelling here by public transport. Park Hill is conveniently located a short 5 – 10 minute walk through South Street Park from Sheffield railway station (which is also the nearest tram stop). Sheffield bus station is a similar distance across Sheaf Street, which can be crossed by footbridge. A number of bus services also stop locally on either Duke Street or Talbot Street. National Cycle Routes 6 and 627 pass close to Park Hill.


National Rail Enquiries

Supertram

Sheffield Cycle Map

Travel South Yorkshire

Accessibility


Step-free routes to Park Hill are marked on the map. Take care when crossing the tram lines. All access points to the estate are step-free with the exception of the western pedestrian path off Talbot Street.


Parking


The main drop off point is at the ’The Cut’ at the end of South Street.  The northern end of South Street is a restricted zone, therefore no on-street parking is permitted.


Pay and display parking is available on site and can be accessed from Duke Street. Tickets can be purchased at a machine or in advance online.

Bicycle facilities


Park Hill does not have stands available for you to secure your bicycle. The nearest options are at Sheffield Railway Station or the entrance to Ponds Forge International Sports Centre.

What to see and do

Click on the images for more information.

The largest listed building in Europe

 

Park Hill is internationally recognised as a building of outstanding architectural merit and social interest with a Grade II* listing. Comprising nearly 1,000 flats and set on 32 acres, Park Hill is Europe’s largest listed building.

Street Art

 

Park Hill has been used as a brutalist canvas for many forms of projection, painting, performance, cinematic and Street Art. Around the perimeter of the Estate, you can see vibrant installations by Kid Acne and Gary Hindley, as well as lesser-known street artists who use Park Hill as a medium for creative expression.

Gardens

 

Take a rest in our gardens which are particularly beautiful in summer when the wildflower meadows are in bloom.

Photo credit: Pictorial Meadows

Art Gallery

 

S1 Artspace is located on the Estate and hosts regular art exhibitions and events.

Refreshments

 

Stop for refreshments during your visit at the popular South Street Kitchen.  Indoor and outdoor seating available.

Photo credit: South Street Kitchen

Attend an event

 

Park Hill regularly hosts events for residents and the wider public. See our calendar for any that are upcoming.

Photo credit: The Village Screen

Explore the wider neighbourhood

 

Park Hill adjoins Sheaf Valley Park and you can see remnants of the original cobbled streets that ran between the Victorian row houses that Park Hill ultimately replaced. Don’t miss the panoramic views of the city and beyond from the Steel Steps and Amphitheatre! The Norfolk Heritage Trail passes nearby, along which you can explore centuries of Sheffield history.

Take a stroll through Park Square to Victoria Quays, or walk along the River Don to Kelham Island, or embark on the Seven Weirs Walk towards Meadowhall.

 

Tell others about your visit

 

Don’t forget to share photographs from your visit on social media. #parkhillsheffield #parkhillflats #loveparkhill

Tell others about your experience visiting Park Hill by adding a review to Tripadvisor.

Photo credit: Tracy Le Blanc from Pexels

Park Hill scale model

 

Look out for the Park Hill sales office located at ‘The Cut’ and its impressive scale model of the estate as envisaged when the redevelopment is fully complete.

Tours

Unfortunately, regular, scheduled tours of Park Hill are not offered at this time. However, group tours, accompanied by a resident, can be arranged on request by getting in touch via the contact form on this website.

Commercial recording

Park Hill is a popular backdrop for filming and has hosted  TV, movie and music video recordings.  If you wish to undertake commercial recording at the estate, please let us know via the contact form on this website.  A donation to the Park Hill Residents Association is encouraged, to support the local community that will accommodate you.

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Park Hill is a great place to live. There are over 260 flats in Phase 1, and another 195 flats and townhouses soon to be ready in Phase 2 in September 2021. Phase 3 (Béton House) opened in September 2020 as student accommodation and offers 356 beds.

Buying a property

Prospective buyers should contact the developer Urban Splash for details of new properties at Park Hill. You can also search on Right Move and Zoopla for properties as they come onto the market.

Renting a property

Look on Right Move or Zoopla for current rentals. You may also contact Urban Splash who offer their own flats for commercial rent. If you are looking for social housing, you should contact Great Places Housing Association for details about living at Park Hill.

Renting a student room

Contact Homes for Students for information about renting a room in Béton House.

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    Park Hill hosts a diverse array of businesses. Find out more about those who have made their home here and those who work together to keep Park Hill running and make it a really great place to live. To rent a workspace at Park Hill, contact the Urban Splash commercial team for details.

    • All
    • Architecture
    • Art gallery
    • Artist studio
    • Branding
    • Cafe
    • Consulting
    • Customer data management
    • Design
    • Developer
    • Digital agency
    • e-learning
    • Estate Management Company
    • Estate rentals
    • Estate sales
    • Film and Television
    • Grocery
    • Information Technology
    • Nursery school
    • Recruitment
    • Social Housing Provider
    • Software development

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    About Park Hill

    Park Hill is a Grade II* listed building in Sheffield, United Kingdom. Built between 1957 and 1961, Park Hill attracts considerable architectural and social history interest. Following a period of decline and neglect, Park Hill is currently undergoing a striking redevelopment and entering a new phase in its history. Renovated, reimagined and reborn as a 21st Century urban community, Park Hill still radiates the enthusiasm and optimism of its original residents and visionary architects. #LoveParkHill

    “We Were Never Derelict” a short film by artist/photographer Martin Gray.

    About this website

    This website is developed and managed by the Park Hill Residents’ Association (PHRA) as part of its community engagement and development work.

    This site is hosted and supported by Webarchitects, a Sheffield-based, small and friendly, multi-stakeholder co-operative which has been providing ethical and green, web hosting, and other services for over 20 years.

    This site has been built using WordPress and using the Metrika theme. Special thanks to Oleksandr, the theme developer, for his timely help in fine-tuning the site. Дуже дякую!

    Image credits

    The background aerial photograph of Park Hill is used with the kind permission of Urban Splash.

    All other images are provided by the community of Park Hill or are subject to a free-to-use, or Creative Commons licence. Image credits are displayed wherever possible. If you are the copyright holder and feel that we have used your image inappropriately, then please contact us and we will remedy this immediately.

    Acknowledgements

    PHRA wishes to thank the following people and organisations for their support in delivering this Web site and for helping us to build our community at Park Hill.

    • Surriya Falconer at Falconer Associates for connecting people in the best ways.
    • Linda and Kim and the Friends of Sheaf Valley Park for reminding us that there was a community at Park Hill long before the building was built and for welcoming us into it.
    • Rachel and Tim and the team at South Street Kitchen for bringing culture, fine food and the best coffee to Park Hill.
    • David Lewus for being the social, professional and affable local face of Urban Splash.
    • Jim Martin and the on-site team for keeping our home running smoothly in a thousand invisible ways.
    • Every PHRA Committee member, past and present, for donating your time and energy for the greater good (“The Greater Good“).
    • Finally, thanks to everyone who has chosen to live or work at Park Hill. This really is the best place in Sheffield, isn’t it?

    Want to help?

    If you would like to contribute content or help with the continued development of this website, please get in touch with us. We would particularly like to hear from residents with skills in web and graphic design, copywriting, editing and social media.

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    Residents may download Minutes and other notes from Park Hill Residents’ Association meetings below.

    Wednesday 25 November 2020

    Agenda and meeting papers

    Minutes

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