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The Forge

From £114 / week
4 Offers + Bills Included
Boston St, Highfield, Sheffield S2 4QG, UK
Distance from The University of Sheffield
17 mins
20 mins
8 mins
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Introducing The Forge

Forge Overview

Forge accommodation is a top student accommodation in Sheffield that offers a variety of studios and ensuite rooms for students. It is located in the heart of the city which lets students commute to their university and explore the city without any hassle. All the rooms in this accommodation are fully furnished and stacked with a range of facilities that help students have an enjoyable stay at an affordable price.

Sheffield is a vibrant city in South Yorkshire, England, with a rich cultural heritage and a lively community of around 10,000 students from more than 150 global countries. The city has an amazing nightlife, with a range of bars, clubs, and music venues catering to different tastes. It also offers plenty of cultural attractions, including museums, galleries, and theatres. Sports fans will also appreciate Sheffield's sporting heritage, with two professional football teams, and a strong tradition in other sports such as ice hockey and snooker. Students can expect to find affordable accommodation options such as Forge accommodation which is popular among students due to its proximity to the city's two main universities - the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University. Sheffield is a friendly, welcoming city that offers a great quality of life for students.

Forge Location

Forge accommodation is located near Sheffield Hallam University and The University of Sheffield which is around a 14 - 15 minute walking distance from the property. Some of the top restaurants like Union Diner, Mesob, Atkinsons Restaurant, El Paso, BB’s Italian Sheffield, Plesters, Sheger Restaurant, Rossi’s Italian Restaurant, Lucky Fox, and Piccolino are all located within a 2 - 6 minute walking distance. Students can visit some of the top attractions such as the Kelhan Island Museum and Weston Park Museum on weekends. Sheffield Botanical Gardens, Norfolk Heritage Park, Endcliffe Park, Meersbrook Park, Mouth Plesant Park, Heeley People’s Park and Peace Gardens are some of the popular spots for students to relax and spend time with friends.


Forge Transportation

Transport links in Sheffield are good, with an extensive bus network and a tram system, making it easy to get around the city and explore the surrounding countryside. London Road/St Marys Gate, Boston Street/London Road and London Road/Boston Street are some of the nearby bus stops from the accommodation. Other bus stops include Bramall Lane/Denby Street, South Lane Cumberland Street, Moor Market (Stop MF9), Cemetry Road/Boston Street, Bramall/John Street and Cemetery Road/Cliff Street which are located a little further away from the accommodation, around 4 - 8 minutes away.


Forge Features

Forge accommodation has a range of apartment facilities available like a microwave, a fridge, an electric stove and a television. Students can also access the free WiFi and approach the 24/7 on-site with any of their queries while staying at the accommodation. The property also features a parking space, a laundry room, vending machine and bike storage with CCTV security. Students can also explore the garden, the game room and the lounge area where they can meet other students and socialise.


Forge Room Type

Forge accommodation is divided into various types of rooms such as studios and en-suite rooms which are available in Classic, Premium and Premium Plus options. These apartments have a private room and private bathroom, and the ensuite rooms have a private kitchen. Each and every accommodation has modern facilities and a cosy ambience that allows students to have a wonderful student experience.



The estimated distance for nearby universities, transport links and places of interest located near Forge accommodation -

Nearby Universities:

  • Sheffield College - 0.5 miles
  • Sheffield Hallam University - 1.3 miles
  • Kaplan International English Sheffield - 1.1 miles
  • Sheffield Institute of Arts Gallery - 1.3 miles
  • University of Sheffield - 1.5 miles


Nearby Transport:

  • Granville Road/Bramall Lane Bus Stop - 0.2 miles
  • Park Grange Road Bus Stop - 0.2 miles
  • Queens Road/Park Grange Road Bus Stop - 0.2 miles
  • Queens Road/Granville Road Bus Stop - 0.2 miles
  • Granville Road Tram Stop - 0.3 miles
  • Park Grange Croft Tram Stop - 0.4 miles
  • Bramall Lane Tram Stop - 0.5 miles
  • Park Hill Lane Tram Stop - 0.6 miles
  • Sheffield Train Station - 1.4 miles


Nearby Places of Interest:

  • Ponds Forge International Sports Centre - 1.2 miles
  • Millennium Gallery - 1.4 miles
  • Sheffield Winter Garden - 1.4 miles
  • Graves Art Gallery - 1.4 miles
  • Sheffield Theatres - 1.4 miles
  • Sheffield Botanical Gardens - 1.5 miles
  • Sheffield Cathedral - 1.5 miles

The Forge is managed by HFS


Boston St, Highfield, Sheffield S2 4QG, UK

Room Types in The Forge

Generic Room
Premium Ensuite
  • ShowerPrivate Bathroom
  • Room-typePrivate Room
  • wardrobeWardrobe
  • study-deskStudy desk and chair
Move - InDurationRentDeposit
2023-09-1644 week£120 / week£1
Generic Room
Classic Ensuite
  • ShowerPrivate Bathroom
  • Room-typePrivate Room
  • study-deskStudy desk and chair
  • wardrobeWardrobe
Move - InDurationRentDeposit
2023-09-1644 week£114 / week£1
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Free Cancellations*

If for any reason, your visa, application has been denied, or If you fail to get a place at your University, your booking can be easily cancelled for free.

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If you find this accommodation available at a lower price on any other third party platform, we guarantee to match that price when you make your booking.

What to expect at The Forge

Utility Bills Included
Electric Stove
Vending Machine
Lounge Area
Laundry Room
Garden / Courtyard
Parking Space

The Forge Reviews

The Forge FAQs

If you follow the ‘book now’ process you can select the room of your choice or you can make special requests within the ‘create application’ route which we will do our best to accommodate, however all requests and subject to availability and conditions.

No pets of any kind are permitted at, except registered assistance dogs.

Yes, our summer bookings usually open around March. Keep a look out for pricing and information or contact the property team.

You can bring most of your belongings but some electricals aren't suitable for our properties. Non UK compliant electricals such as rice cookers are not suitable for use with UK power outlets and this can cause fire risks.

You must be a full-time student to live with us. You can book with us whether you have a conditional or unconditional offer. However, please be aware of our cancellation policy prior to booking should your place at university not yet be confirmed.

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