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Arrivals weekend: 18-19 September 2021

Moving into your University accommodation is an exciting time, from the second you leave home to the moment you arrive, but it's also very busy as thousands of other students across the city are doing the same.

Both University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam students move in on the same weekend (18 - 19 September 2021), so it's important that you plan your journey, keep an eye on traffic alerts/planned traffic disruptions, and are aware that there will be a lot of traffic on the roads.

Finding your arrival time

Once you have reserved your accommodation you will be able to login to the e-induction to select an arrival slot from the time available.

There is also the option to arrive early, or the week beginning 20 September 2021, if you want to do this please choose one of the arrival slots available on the e-Induction.

Traffic disruption 

Saturday 18 September 

Sheffield Wednesday will be playing at home and the match lasts from 3pm to 5pm, and will cause increased traffic around the Hillsborough football ground before and after the match and the closure of Penistone Road (A61) for up to an hour after the match, with a short diversion in place for motorists.

This could affect you if you are travelling from the north and entering or leaving the city in the afternoon.

Parking advice

Parking on-site and around Ranmoor/Endcliffe and also our City accommodation is limited. Please be considerate to other students arriving and move your vehicle as soon as possible. But don't panic – University staff will be on hand to direct you and help you find a place to park. 

For Ranmoor/Endcliffe:

You can park your car for 60 minutes whilst unloading the vehicle, and once complete please move your car to one of the long-stay car parks.  You will be directed to these on the day.

For City centre accommodation:

Allen Court has very limited parking and we operate a 30-minute unloading permit. This permit allows you to unload your car and then you will need to move to a long-stay (chargeable) car park of your choice.

You can review our City centre parking options on the link: https://www.sheffield.gov.uk/home/parking

If you are bringing your car with you and you need to apply for a permit you must register online and apply at https://permit.shef.ac.uk (please note that if accessing off campus you will need to connect to your University VPN first).


Getting here from the south and east via M1 and M18 Sheffield Parkway

Approach Sheffield on the M1 and leave the motorway at junction 33, following the city centre signs along the dual carriageway A630/A57/A61 Parkway. Shortly after entering the 40mph zone, turn right onto the Ring Road at junction 1 - Cutler's Gate.

Continue along the Ring Road following signs for "University of Sheffield", "Barnsley A61" and later "Glossop A57", through junctions 10, 9, 8 and 7. At junction 7 - Shalesmoor - turn left and continue uphill along the Ring Road, still following signs for "University of Sheffield" and "Glossop A57". Continue along Netherthorpe Road to the next roundabout - junction 6 - University Square.

Take the third exit onto Western Bank.

If you're moving into Endcliffe accommodation

Birchen, Carrysbrook Court, Cratcliffe, Crewe, Stephenson

Carry on along Western Bank. This leads onto Whitham Road, which then leads onto Fulwood Road. From Fulwood Road, turn left into Ashdell Road, then take the first right into Oakholme Road.

All other Endcliffe properties

Carry on along Western Bank. This leads onto Whitham Road, which then leads onto Fulwood Road. On Fulwood Road, continue past the first sign to "The Endcliffe Village" (onto Ashdell Road) and turn left into Endcliffe Crescent.

If you're moving into Ranmoor accommodation

Carry on along Western Bank. This leads onto Whitham Road, which then leads onto Fulwood Road. Carry along Fulwood Road then turn right into Winnats Way.


Getting here from the North via M1 and A61

Leave the M1 at junction 36 - signed "Sheffield (North) A61". At the roundabout take the third exit and follow signs for "Sheffield (North) A61" and later "City Centre A61" for 9 miles, passing through Grenoside and Hillsborough.

At the Ring Road roundabout - junction 7 Shalesmoor - turn right onto the Ring Road following signs for "University of Sheffield" and "Glossop A57". Continue uphill along Netherthorpe Road to the next roundabout - junction 6 University Square.

Take the third exit onto Western Bank.

If you're moving into Endcliffe accommodation

Birchen, Cratcliffe, and Crewe

Carry on along Western Bank. This leads onto Whitham Road, which then leads onto Fulwood Road. From Fulwood Road, turn left into Ashdell Road, then take the first right into Oakholme Road.

All other Endcliffe properties

Carry on along Western Bank. This leads onto Whitham Road, which then leads onto Fulwood Road. On Fulwood Road, continue past the first sign to "The Endcliffe Village" (onto Ashdell Road) and turn left into Endcliffe Crescent.

If you're moving into Ranmoor accommodation

Carry on along Western Bank. This leads onto Whitham Road, which then leads onto Fulwood Road. Carry along Fulwood Road then turn right into Winnats Way.


Getting here from the west and Manchester via M60, M67, A628, Woodhead Pass, A616 and A61

Leave the M60 (east) at junction 24 - signed "Sheffield". Continue following the "Sheffield" signs along the M67 and the A628 Woodhead Pass.

At the Flouch Roundabout, turn right (third exit) onto the A616 and follow signs for "M1" and "Sheffield A616" for 10 miles. At the roundabout, turn right (fourth exit) onto the A61 and follow signs for "Sheffield (North) A61" and later "City Centre A61" for 7 miles, passing through Grenoside and Hillsborough.

At the Ring Road roundabout - junction 7 Shalesmoor - turn right onto the Ring Road following signs for "University of Sheffield" and "Glossop A57". Continue uphill along Netherthorpe Road to the next roundabout - junction 6 University Square.

Take the third exit onto Western Bank.

If you're moving into Endcliffe accommodation

Birchen, Carrysbrook Court, Cratcliffe, Crewe, Stephenson

Carry on along Western Bank. This leads onto Whitham Road, which then leads onto Fulwood Road. From Fulwood Road, turn left into Ashdell Road, then take the first right into Oakholme Road.

All other Endcliffe properties

Carry on along Western Bank. This leads onto Whitham Road, which then leads onto Fulwood Road. On Fulwood Road, continue past the first sign to "The Endcliffe Village" (onto Ashdell Road) and turn left into Endcliffe Crescent.

If you're moving into Ranmoor accommodation

Carry on along Western Bank. This leads onto Whitham Road, which then leads onto Fulwood Road. Carry along Fulwood Road then turn right into Winnats Way.

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