Some facts about Sheffield:

  • Sheffield is the UK’s fifth largest city with a population of around half a million people. Despite its size it is renowned for its friendliness and safety.
  • During the industrial revolution the city built an international reputation for the production of steel and that is why Sheffield is still known as the Steel City.
  • There are 2 universities in Sheffield (Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam) and it is estimated that there are more than 50,000 students who live in the city during term time.
  • With more than 250 parks and woodlands Sheffield is one of the greenest cities in Europe.

And it has a Street Pastors team!