The City of Sheffield is world renowned as the home of the steel industry (which is still very much active and the worlds independent steel works is based here), world class sporting facilities (including Olympic standard venues), one of the UK’s finest theatre complexes (second largest outside London) and the Peak District national park (the first national park in the UK) within the city limits.
It is home to some 550,000 people and a huge variety of cultures and religious groups. The city is often considered England’s ‘largest village’ on account of its compact size and relaxed atmosphere.
Sheffield is well served by a variety of transport links, with it being only one hour away from Manchester airport and two hours from Central London, it is an accessible city for both UK and international delegates. More information can be found on our transport page.