Campus Masterplan 2014

A major element of the Campus Masterplan involves improving some of our key spaces, not only for our own students and staff to enjoy, but also for the wider Sheffield community.

Leavygreave Road with Jessop West in the background

The overall aim is to create a safe, high quality walking and cycling route from Mappin Street to the Arts Tower, linking the campus and connecting with the existing high quality Gold Route, which includes Devonshire Green, Barkers Pool, the Peace Gardens, Hallam Square and Station Square.

The North Campus and associated housing in St Vincent's will also be better connected to the main University.


Leavygreave Road (east) and part of Portobello Street closed to cars and buses, providing shared space for pedestrians and cyclists, with better paving and seating, lots of trees and other plants. Victoria Street, Gell Street and Regent Terrace have become cul-de-sacs with access only.

These are now a popular area for meeting and enjoying lunch breaks in the sunshine. Staff and students benefit from the pedestrianised section past Jessop West, the Department of Music and the Diamond.

Leavygreave Road (west), Favell Road and Hounsfield Road have been improved with new paving and planting. Some of this area is now pedestrianised or the roads are one-way only.

Western Bank has new and relocated pedestrian and cycle crossings.

Upper Hanover Street has improved crossings for pedestrians and cyclists including plants and trees.

Improvements to Durham Road have been made to allow bus re-routing. The Q-Park is open for staff, students, visitors to the University and Sheffield Children's Hospital as well as the general public.

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