Getting around and about
Located in the heart of bustling Kelham Island, Dun Works is a great location for urban living and working and walking is one of best ways to get to wherever you need to be. Whether you're already familiar with the area or a new settler, to help people find the best walking routes, we'll keep on the right path by providing handy walking route maps for residents.
At Dun Works there's little need for using a car to stay on the move either, because getting around by bike is easy and speedy too. We've given some pointers below to get you (and your bike) pumped up for peddling.
If cycling or walking isn't enough to keep you moving, you can also take advantage of the wide range of public transports and links which are close to Dun Works. Read on to check out the options.
Need more transport info? We have a full travel plan for residents which goes into much more detail about sustainable transport options which you can view here.
Public transport services
There is a variety of public transport services within easy reach of Dun Works to help you travel in, around and beyond the city.
Nearest bus stop within 40m
The nearest eastbound bus stop is Shalesmoor/Mathew Street approximately 40m from Dun Works. The bus stop is located on Shalesmoor. The bus stop provides access to bus service routes 35, 57, 61, 62,81, 82, 85 and 86.
The nearest westbound stop is located on Shalesmoor approximately 200m from Dun Works and has access to the same bus services.
Nearest tram stop within 150m
Shalesmoor tram stop is approximately 150m from Dun Works. It is located across Shalesmoor roundabout.
Sheffield Supertram operates a Yellow, Blue and Purple line. The Yellow and Blue lines both stop at Shalesmoor tram stop and give access to the destinations including University of Sheffield, City Hall, Ponds Forge, Valley Centretainment, Meadowhall, Sheffield College, Hillsborough Park, Hillsborough Interchange, Middlewood and Crystal Peaks.
There are a range of ticketing options for trams with and without access to the bus network.
Nearest bus station and National Express coaches within 3km
Nearest train station within 3km
For a full range of information (including timetables) about public transport visit: www.travelsouthyorkshire.com.
Local cycling provision
Cycling is good for our health, good for getting us around and good for our environment.
For all of these reasons we will all be better off if we cycle more often.
Sheffield has designated cycle lanes in and surrounding the city centre. Some cycles routes cross pedestrian areas, always give way to pedestrians in these areas. Look out for the signposted routes.
Sheffield is renowned for its scenic hills. Be prepared for some steep climbs! Bicycles with gears are recommended and ensure your bicycle has brakes fitted.
Try to avoid roads tram tracks and take extreme caution when riding near or crossing a tram track. Bicycle wheels can get caught in the tracks grooves and tracks are slippery particularly when wet.
Cycling routes and groups
The cycle map for the city and wider area can be accessed here.
Sheffield has plenty of cycling groups from beginners to advanced. For more information about cycling and routes throughout Sheffield check out the following websites:
Bike Libraries are a location or mobile unit with a fleet of bikes which are available to loan to children and families.
The nearest bike library to Dun Works is located at:
In2Change, Rutland Hall
Tel: 07701 377 637
To find out more about bike libraries visit bikelibraries.yorkshire.com.
Local car sharing provision
What is car sharing?
Car sharing is when two or more people share a car and travel together. It allows people to benefit from the convenience of the car, whilst alleviating the associated problems of congestion and pollution.
When can I share a car?
You can share a car for any journey - getting to work, doing the weekly shop, going to the match at the weekend, traveling to a festival, event or show, getting to or from university, visiting friends or getting to the airport.
What are the benefits of sharing a car?
• Saves you money – travelling with others enables you to reduce your transport costs by up to £900 a year.
• Reduces the number of cars on the roads – resulting in less congestion, less pollution and fewer parking problems.
• Gives employees and employers more transport options.
• Reduces the need for a private car.
For more information about opportunities to get involved in car sharing in your area visit the following websites: