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18 Leadmill Road, S1 4SG

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  • 218 Beds

  • 0.1 miles from city centre

About Archways

Looking for a home in the centre of Sheffield? Find it with us at Archways, home to more than 200 students and just a five-minute walk from Sheffield Hallam University.

Although you’ll share your flat and kitchen with others every room at Archways is an en-suite, so your bathroom is completely private and just for you.

This property has a huge open-air courtyard with picnic tables and ping-pong, perfect for the summer. And your common room comes with sofas, a TV, pool, and table football.

Being right in the centre means the city is on your doorstep. But local highlights include Sheffield’s oldest live music venue The Leadmill, a PureGym, and independent cinema the Showroom.

Ensuite rooms

A range of rooms in shared flats with shared kitchens and your own bathroom


Classic ensuite rooms are packed with features including a comfortable bed, Wi-Fi connected work space and desk chair, wardrobe and plenty of storage space throughout, including under bed storage, a space for shoes and coats built in behind the door, a draw unit in the desk and a book shelf on the wall.

All bedrooms have their own bathroom and you will enjoy a shared kitchen and lounge area to relax with your flat mates.

  • 2-6

One Term only - £110 per week


Premium range 1 rooms have double beds, are arranged in flats of 3-7 bedrooms and can be internally or externally facing.

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All of the following comes included in the room price

With Unite Students you won't have to worry about the little details. We've got everything covered, from internet to contents insurance.

Your living essentials

  • All bills included in the rent

  • Wi-fi included throughout the property

  • Basic contents insurance included

  • Secure properties looked after by service teams 24/7

  • Log any maintenance requests with our teams via the free MyUnite app

  • On site support from property teams

  • 24/7 emergency contact centre

Facilities in Archways

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    Furnished bedrooms and fitted kitchens

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    Study and socialise in your common space

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    Laundry facilities in the property

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    Bike storage

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    Vending machines - snacks on site!

On your doorstep

Social Scenes
Archways is the perfect city centre location. Situated only minutes from the train and bus stations, and only a five-minute walk to Sheffield Hallam University and their Students' Union, you’re never more than a short walk from the action.
The property is a 10-minute walk from popular student areas such as Division Street and West Street, which host a range of great bars and restaurants. The busy shopping street at Fargate is less than a five-minute walk away, and you’re also just a short tram ride from Meadowhall Shopping Centre. Archways provides the perfect location to make the most out of your time in Sheffield!
Sheffield boasts a wide range of quirky boutiques and stalls, giving the city a vibrant feel. The lively nightlife has something to suit all tastes, whether it’s the Students’ Union buildings, one of the city’s many cocktail bars, or a local pub such as The Frog and Parrot, famous for once brewing the world’s strongest ale.
Aside from the pubs and clubs of Sheffield, there are plenty of places to chill out and unwind. Sheffield is home to a buzzing music scene and, with two universities so close together, has many facilities to cater for local students.
The Leadmill Nightclub and the O2 academy are both popular music venues situated within a five-minute walk from Archways. The Odeon Cinema and Showroom Cinema are just a five-minute walk, and both the Motorpoint Arena and the Valley Centertainment complex are 15 minutes away on a tram. Valley Centertainments boasts a large Cineworld, bowling alley and a variety of restaurants and fast food franchises.
Sheffield has the largest theatre complex in the UK outside of London, and both the Lyceum and the famous Crucible Theatre are only a five-minute walk from Archways. The Millennium Galleries, Peace Gardens, and Winter Gardens are also only a five-minute walk away; meaning that students at Archways have plenty of choice when looking to take a break from studying.
Sheffield has eight major parks and over 80 smaller parks and gardens, so there is always somewhere to spend warm and sunny days. Norfolk Park and Devonshire Green are both a short walk away, and it’s only a short bus ride to Encliffe Park or Hillsborough Park. With two great football teams, ice rinks, and an Olympic swimming venue all within a 20-minute tram or bus ride, you won’t be short of things to do when you stay at Archways.
Getting Active
There are many sports to get involved with in Sheffield, and Archways’ great location puts you right at the centre of the action. On campus at either university you’ll find sports facilities for rugby, football, hockey, tennis and badminton, among many others. These venues are generally available for students to use throughout the year, meaning you can always pop down for a quick game with your friends.
The University gym and a Pure Gym are both located within a five-minute walk of the property.
For fans of professional sports, Bramall Lane Stadium – home to Sheffield United football club - is just around the corner, or you can hop on a tram to the English Institute of Sport which is the country’s largest multi-sports training centre making sports accessible for everyone.

Close and convenient

Travel and Transport
Archways is situated on both Shoreham street and Leadmill Road, at the bottom of Howard street where the main Sheffield Hallam City Campus lies. Sheffield train station is just around the corner, which includes national services as well as access to the Sheffield tram network.
You can get to London in less than two and a half hours from Sheffield train station, with other major routes travelling to Manchester, Edinburgh, Plymouth, Bristol, and Leeds.
The property is a two-minute walk from the city centre. Stagecoach and First bus services provide a variety of routes that either circle around main city centre venues or reach out as far as Matlock, Chesterfield, and Chatsworth.
The Supertram runs three routes around the city:
  • The Yellow route runs from Middlewood, through Hillsborough Park and past the Sheffield Wednesday Football Stadium, past the University of Sheffield and town centre, and all the way out to Meadowhall, passing Don Valley and Centertainment on the way.
  • The Blue route runs from Malin Bridge, past the University of Sheffield, through town, and out to Crystal Peaks shopping centre and Halfways tram-stop which is a short walk from Rother Valley Country Park.
  • The Purple route shuttles from Herdings Park to the Cathedral, and onwards to Meadowhall.
Stagecoach Unirider can be purchased termly or yearly and provides travel on all Stagecoach services in South Yorkshire for approximately 98p per day.
Local Essentials
Archways’ great location means there’s plenty on offer locally. Just around the corner you’ll find two quaint local cafes, a Mexican restaurant (very popular with students), and a McDonalds.
The Millennium Galleries and Winter Gardens, just a short walk away, are the perfect spot for some light lunch.
There are two Sainsbury’s Local stores less than a five-minute walk from the property, and a large Waitrose is just a 10-minute walk away.
All major bank branches are situated on Fargate which is a five-minute walk and the Sheffield main city library is en route.
The Moor is a popular alternative to Fargate, which includes a larger Sainsbury’s as well as the market.
For a wider variety of clothes shops and electrical stores, Meadowhall is a 15-20-minute tram ride away. Meadowhall boasts a large food court – the Oasis – where a variety of restaurants and fast food franchises can be found. Meadowhall is also accessible by bus and train.
Your Wellbeing
Sheffield has two main hospitals: the Royal Hallamshire Hospital and the Northern General Hospital, as well as Charles Clifford Dental Hospital.
Both universities have drop-in health centres on campus. There is also a chemist on Fargate, the main shopping street in town.
The universities both offer welfare, financial and career advice to all their students, and these can be found in various advice clinics across campus.