Gleadless Townend

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Gleadless Townend
Gleadless Townend is located in Sheffield
Gleadless Townend
Gleadless Townend
Gleadless Townend shown within Sheffield
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53°20′42″N 1°25′12″W / 53.345°N 1.42°W / 53.345; -1.42Coordinates: 53°20′42″N 1°25′12″W / 53.345°N 1.42°W / 53.345; -1.42

Gleadless Townend is an outer city district of Sheffield centred on the junction of the ring road, White Lane (B6054) and Gleadless Road (B6388).


Gleadless Townend is served by multiple bus routes and two routes of the Sheffield Supertram light rail network, forming a minor transport interchange.


A number of bus routes serve Gleadless Townend, including First South Yorkshire's 38, 51 and 701 routes and TM Travel's 252 and 294 services. In addition, the area has in the past been the terminus of tram replacement bus services operated by Stagecoach Sheffield on behalf of Sheffield Supertram in the event of a portion of the network being closed.

Sheffield Supertram[edit]

A Supertram at Gleadless Townend.

Gleadless Townend tram stop is a Supertram stop on both the Blue and Purple routes. It was opened on 5 December 1994, with a full service on all lines launching from 3 April 1995.

Preceding station   Sheffield Supertram   Following station
towards Malin Bridge
  Blue Line   White Lane
towards Halfway
towards Cathedral
  Purple Line   Herdings / Leighton Road
towards Herdings Park