Sheffield is a major city located in South Yorkshire on the
edge of the Peak District
National Park. To ensure your business trip to Sheffield is successful, be
sure to choose a SilverDoor serviced apartment. The city played a huge part in
Revolution, with Sheffield’s steel industry seeing a spike in the local
population. The significance of this industry to the local economy saw
Sheffield labelled The Steel City. Heavy international competition in the steel
industry triggered a decline in the 1970s and 1980s, with Margaret Thatcher’s
deindustrialisation policy also impacted upon coal mining in the region.
Despite the industrial struggle, the steel industry in Sheffield is still alive
and kicking with local production attracting McLaren and Boeing to the city.
Since the turn of the 21st century, Sheffield undertook an ambitious
regeneration campaign designed to strengthen business in the city.
Sheffield has become established as a regular destination
for business travellers. With Sheffield being situated only 2 hours from London
and 1 hour from Manchester
by rail, the city has become a popular
location for relocating. The growth of business travel has seen a
consequent rise in demand for corporate accommodation. Our Sheffield apartments
are crafted with the business traveller in mind. We offer a collection of
studio and one bedroom apartments, ideal for the solo business traveller,
alongside two and three bedroom apartments for multiple clients or families
relocating to the Steel City. Start planning your business trip to South
Yorkshire today by browsing our range of serviced apartments in Sheffield.
WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT STAYING IN SHEFFIELD?
booked your SilverDoor serviced apartment, it is time to prepare for your trip
to Sheffield. We have put together some essential information to help prepare
you for your stay in South Yorkshire.
Manchester Airport is located 33 miles from Sheffield,
with trains reaching the city in around 1 hour 20 minutes. Doncaster/Sheffield
Airport and Leeds Bradford Airport are also within close proximity to the city.
Our serviced apartments in Sheffield are conveniently located and the city is
relatively small and easy to navigate around on foot. Stagecoach operate a bus
and tram network.
Due to its
location on the edge of the Peak District,
Sheffield is prone to experiencing wet and gloomy weather. Despite this, the
Pennines to the left of the city serve as a shelter from westerly winds. As
with the U.K. in general, Sheffield certainly has its nice days, but it’s
always best to prepare for rain.
is home to an array of musical talent. Indie bands Arctic Monkeys and Pulp
where formed in the city. Rock band Def Leppard were also established in the
Steel City, as were The Human League. Sheffield boasts a collection of live
music venues showcasing some of the best upcoming musical talent.
INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT SHEFFIELD
man Harry Brearley invented stainless steel, earning Sheffield the nickname of
The Steel City.
is the only city in the U.K. to have a National Park situated within its borders;
the Peak District. The city has four trees for each person, with
around a third of Sheffield located in the Peaks.
writer, Python and serial traveller Sir Michael Palin was born in the South
Yorkshire city in 1943.
- - Anthony
Joshua, the former World Heavyweight Champion (at time of writing following his
defeat to Oleksandr Usyk) trains in Sheffield, with the city having produced 6
boxing world champions.
is home to the world’s oldest football club. Sheffield
FC was founded in
1857 by members of a cricket club. The city also founded Sheffield Steelers,
the U.K’s first ice hockey team.
1977, The Crucible Theatre in Sheffield has been home to the World Snooker Championship. Some say the venue is cursed with
no first time champion having ever defended their title.
WHAT IS A SERVICED APARTMENT?
apartments in Sheffield are crafted with the business traveller
in mind. Our business accommodation offers both comfort and flexibility and
features the very best level of service quality. Our fully furnished apartments
are modern, spacious and conveniently located in central Sheffield. Most
apartments include a flexible housekeeping service, allowing you to choose how
regular your accommodation is serviced. This enhanced privacy is designed to
make you feel right at home. Business accommodation is Sheffield boasts a
unique flexibility that is seldom possible in a hotel. Serviced apartments have
kitchen facilities which allows corporate clients the choice of dining in one
of the many Sheffield restaurants, or cooking at home. At SilverDoor we
understand that business travelers have a busy schedule which is why we provide
flexible check in option to suit you. Moreover, serviced apartments are often
more affordable than hotel accommodation. Not only does having cooking
facilities reduce the cost of eating out, the VAT rate reduces the longer you
stay. Lastly, the average one bedroom apartment in Sheffield is approximately
twice the size of a typical hotel room. This gives you more space to relax,
with even the option of entertaining guests in the living space.
WHY CHOOSE A SERVICED APARTMENT IN SHEFFIELD
your business apartment in Sheffield with SilverDoor brings a wide range of
advantages. Having over 20 years of experience in the corporate travel sector,
at SilverDoor we understand the importance of a business trip running smoothly
and that every client has different needs. Our booking agents have a strong
expertise in the industry and aim to guarantee that every client is left
completely satisfied with the level of service they receive and the quality of
their accommodation. We have an extensive knowledge of our apartment portfolio
in Sheffield and the features of each property, using this information to help
source the perfect accommodation for your stay. Our quest to offer top quality business
accommodation is never ending. We regularly seek to work with new providers as
we look to reaffirm our commitment to offering the best serviced apartments in