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Universities close to Crookesmoor


The Hallamshire House


Ozmen Market


Crookes Valley Park


Crookes Road


The University of Sheffield


The Hallamshire House


Ozmen Market


Crookes Valley Park


Crookes Road


The University of Sheffield


About student living in Crookesmoor


Student houses in Crookesmoor, Sheffield are just a ten-minute walk away from the University of Sheffield and less than half an hour away from Sheffield Hallam University. Crookesmoor also borders Broomhill and Crookes, other popular student areas.With buses running from Crookesmoor into the city centre every fifteen minutes, it’s always easy to get around.


Crookesmoor is famous for its three parks: Crookes Valley Park, Weston park, and The Ponderosa. Crookesmoor student houses are separated from The University of Sheffield by these expansive green spaces, making the walk to lectures extremely scenic. With a large duck pond, aerial scenic points offering stunning views, and expansive lawns for picnics, there’s lots to explore in Crookesmoor’s three parks.

Food and Drink

Student housing in Crookesmoor benefits from its close proximity to a wide array of food and drink spots. Head to The Hallamshire House to enjoy award-winning craft beers, streetfood and BBQs in their ‘secret garden’. Next door, every Wednesday from 4pm, The Closed Door offers a ‘Student Palooza’, with 20% off pints, £4 doubles, and 2 for £12 cocktails. Venture a little further afield to the neighbouring Crookes Road and you’ll find loads of other bars, pubs and restaurants to explore. Plus, with tons of takeaway options in Crookesmoor, there’s always something tasty to grab after a night out.


Thanks to its brilliant location, the student accommodation Crookesmoor has to offer is always close to something fun to do. Head to Weston Park for a match on the tennis courts or to soak in some culture at Weston Park Museum. If you’re looking for something more upbeat, the Hallamshire House offers live music performances, DJ nights, and a pub quiz night every Monday. Then, unwind at the end of the week with their Board Game Sundays.


There are plenty of places to pick up your weekly shop in Crookesmoor. Perfect for the sustainable student, Beanies Wholefood is an independent, ethical co-op serving completely vegetarian, organic, and Fair Trade produce. Or, grab your groceries from the Sainsbury’s Local or Ozmen Market located near student housing in Crookemoor on Howard Road. There are also plenty of independent shops to explore nearby on Crookes Road. Have a browse around Unwrapped, a completely Zero-Waste store.

Student Housing

The wide range of student accommodation Crookesmoor has means there is something for everyone. There are Crookesmoor student properties to suit every taste and budget, from shared student houses to purpose-built apartments. Have a browse of our Crookesmoor student housing and find your next home, today.

FAQs about student accommodation in Crookesmoor

Is Crookesmoor a nice place to live?

With a convenient location close to the University of Sheffield, easy transport links, and lots to do, Crookesmoor is a great place to live. With a wide array of pubs, restaurants and shops, you’ll never be short of things to do living in Crookesmoor.

Where is Crookesmoor in Sheffield?

Crookesmoor is located to the west of Sheffield city centre. Crookesmoor Road connects the popular student boroughs of Crookesmoor and Broomhill and Crookes.

Where do most students live in Sheffield?

Crookesmoor Sheffield student accommodation is very popular, with a high number of students living in this area. Students also live in housing in Broomhall, Broomhill, Ecclesall and Sheffield city centre.

Is Crookesmoor safe?

According to recent crime statistics, Crookesmoor is one of the safest areas to live in Sheffield.

Is Crookesmoor a student area?

Due to its close proximity to the University of Sheffield and other student areas including, Broomhill, Crookes and Broomhall, many students choose to live in Crookesmoor.

Is Crookesmoor affordable for students?

Crookesmoor Sheffield student accommodation is more affordable than that in the city centre. Local hospitality venues in Crookesmoor also account for the high student population in the area by offering a range of student discounts and deals, making it an affordable place to live.

Are bills included in the cost?

Many student houses in Crookesmoor, Sheffield are now advertised with bills included in the price. Where this is the case, your rental price could include electricity, gas, internet, TV licence and water bills and this is clearly stated on the listing. Properties without bills included are also available, giving you the flexibility to choose your own energy and water suppliers and internet service provider.

Do I need to pay a deposit?

It is normal for property managers to require you to pay a security deposit at the time of booking or before you move in. Where a deposit is required and you are signing a tenancy agreement, your property manager must protect your deposit in a legally recognised tenancy deposit scheme. As long as you look after the property and have no deductions for damage or unpaid rent, your deposit will be returned to you after your tenancy agreement ends. Whilst tenancy deposits are legally capped at five weeks' rent per person, it is more common for student deposits to be in the lower £100-250 range.

How long does a tenancy agreement last for?

The majority of Crookesmoor, Sheffield student accommodation can be rented for fixed contract lengths. For purpose built student accommodation, 43 and 51-week fixed-term contracts are the most common. For shared houses, 52-week contracts are the most common and generally start in July to September.

Do you offer student accommodation for short-term stays?

Short-term student rentals in Crookesmoor are becoming more popular every year. As a result, property managers are increasingly offering shorter tenancy lengths, whether for the summer period or for individual semesters and terms. This is more common in the purpose-built student accommodation sector than in shared student rental houses across Sheffield.

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