Richmond, South Yorkshire
Shown within Sheffield
|Ceremonial county||South Yorkshire|
|Region||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|UK Parliament constituency||Sheffield Heeley|
|John Campbell (Labour Party)
Lynn Rooney (Labour Party)
Paul Wood (Labour Party)
(as at May 2014)
Richmond ward—which includes the districts of Four Lane Ends, Intake, Richmond, and Woodthorpe—is one of the 28 electoral wards in City of Sheffield, England. It is located in the southern part of the city and covers an area of 4.5 km2. The population of this ward in 2011 was 17,700 people in 7,500 households. It is one of the five wards that form the Sheffield Heeley parliamentary constituency.
Districts of Richmond Ward
Richmond was historically a small settlement consisting of a few cottages and Richmond Hall Farm, built in 1668 and demolished in 1966. Gateposts from the farm, which may have originally flanked an entrance to Sheffield Park, can still be seen amidst a housing estate dating from the late 1960s.
Four Lane Ends
Built in the 1930s, Woodthorpe (grid reference SK392852) lies to the east of Intake. It has two pubs, the "High Noon" and "The Springwood", and also has a primary school (Woodthorpe), which was completed in September 2005.
- J. Edward Vickers, "The Ancient Suburbs of Sheffield", p.14 (1971)
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