Situated on Mowbray Street next to the River Don in Sheffield, Union Forge is based in the heart of Kelham Island, a short walking distance to Sheffield city centre. The freehold development comprises of 31 One and Two-Bedroom apartments spread across a converted mill building and two new-build developments.
Union Forge also includes six commercial units on-site that are perfect for small-businesses looking to open in a prime city location.
The up and coming Kelham Island area, in close proximity to the local pubs and restaurants, is ideally located for the owners and occupiers of Union Forge, being only a 20 minute walk to the city centre. The development backs onto the river with some of its apartments sharing the river view. Internally, the apartments comprise of one double bedroom, a three piece bathroom suite with shower and a fully integrated kitchen with an open-plan living room. Entrance into the development is through a secure electric gate with vehicular access being provided for those apartments with parking. Some apartments also feature their own private roof terrace and parking facilities.
MCR Homes’s current portfolio features three separate Sheffield-based developments as the city holds huge potential for growth. Union Forge, the smallest of the three, is another example of our ability to bring properties like this to market.
The city of Sheffield factors into the government’s Northern Powerhouse initiative; alongside Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool and Newcastle, the city will benefit from the strategy that seeks to reposition the British economy away from the capital by attracting international investment into the North.
Tenants and homeowners of Union Forge will benefit from nearby connectivity links to London, Leeds and Manchester via the M1 motorway. Additionally, there are three bus stops on the doorstep of Union Forge, providing commuters access to the city centre, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, the O2 Academy events venue and Sheffield’s surrounding greenlands such as Norfolk Heritage Park and The Ponderosa. Furthermore, both The University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University are accessible via the A61 road which lies adjacent to the entrance of the Union Forge complex.