Clifton, Rotherham

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Clifton
Clifton Rotherham.jpg
Beeversleigh Flats
Clifton is located in South Yorkshire
Clifton
Clifton
Location within South Yorkshire
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townROTHERHAM
Postcode districtS66
Dialling code01709
PoliceSouth Yorkshire
FireSouth Yorkshire
AmbulanceYorkshire
EU ParliamentYorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
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UK
England
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53°25′40″N 1°20′45″W / 53.427739°N 1.3457590°W / 53.427739; -1.3457590Coordinates: 53°25′40″N 1°20′45″W / 53.427739°N 1.3457590°W / 53.427739; -1.3457590

Clifton is a suburb of Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England. It is part of the Boston Castle ward of the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham, which in 2011 had a population of 13,486. It is known for its landmark Beeversleigh Flats, a 40m high tower block with an unusual hexagonal shape, built in 1970 which can be seen from many places across the borough, due in part to its position at the top of a hill. It is positioned just outside Rotherham town centre, bordered by other suburbs such as Eastwood, Broom and East Herringthorpe.

Attractions include Clifton Park, a large recreational area which includes Clifton Park Museum, which re-opened in 2005 following a 2-year refurbishment costing £3 million.