WARMINSTER ROAD

Home of the under 14 competition, Warminster Road (or Norton Playing Fields) is also home to many sports teams at the University of Sheffield.

The state of the art facilities accommodate 11 aside grass football pitch, full size rugby pitches, cricket and lacrosse pitches, with full time ground staff maintaining the playing fields and changing rooms.

Further plans for expansion are under way with an artificial 3G sports pitch that houses 150 people.

Car parking facilities are minimal but available.

How to get there

The SatNav postcode for Warminster Road is S8 8PS

via Car

From the north, south and east (M1, M18)

Approach Sheffield on the M1 and leave the motorway at Junction 33. Take the A630 exit to Sheffield (Centre) / Rotherham.
At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Sheffield Pkwy/A630. Follow for 3 miles.
Use the left lane to take the A57 slip road to A6102/Ring Road/Worksop/Mosboro'.
At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto A57.
Keep left to continue towards Prince of Wales Rd/A6102.
At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Prince of Wales Rd/A6102. Continue to follow A6102 for 3 miles.
At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Norton Ave. Continue onto Hemsworth Rd. Go through 1 roundabout. Contine for 0.7 miles.
Turn right onto Warminster Rd.

From the west (A57 Snake Pass)

Towards the end of Snakes Pass, you will drive past Rivelin Valley Conservation Group. Slightly further ahead turn right onto Coldwell Ln.
Turn right onto Sandygate Rd.
Take Ivy Park Rd, Hangingwater Rd, Highcliffe Rd and Ringinglow Rd to Ecclesall Rd S/A625.
Head south for 8 minutes towards Ecclesall Rd S/A625.
Turn right onto Ecclesall Rd S/A625
Turn left onto Carter Knowle Rd and follow for 1 mile.
Turn right onto Abbeydale Road.
Turn left onto Woodseats Road and follow for half a mile.
Take Derbyshire Ln to Mount View Rd.
Continue on Mount View Rd. Drive to Warminster Rd.

via Train

Regular services operate between Sheffield and London St Pancras (2 ¼ hours), Birmingham (1 ¼ hours), Leeds (1 hour), Manchester (1 hour) and Nottingham (1 hour). The Sheffield bus interchange is a short walk away from the train station.

via Taxi

There are taxi ranks at Sheffield Train Station and at City Hall. The journey to Norton Playing Fields can take up to 30 minutes at busy times and you can expect to pay around £12.