South Yorkshire

Home to an array of popular cities, rugged landscapes, and some fantastic amenities, South Yorkshire is a great location to buy a new home. Whether you want to make the most of its sporty heritage, capitalise on its many employment opportunities or just want to settle down amongst the countryside, Persimmon’s new builds allow you to enjoy the great quality of life that this county provides.

New build homes in South Yorkshire

South Yorkshire consists of vibrant cities such as Doncaster and Sheffield as well as quaint towns like Wombwell and Rotherham. The region is well connected, with easy access within the county and beyond. You won’t struggle to find things to do - with cultural hubs dotted throughout, countless festivals and events and some of the most dramatic landscapes in the country. Buying a home with Persimmon will put you right at the heart of this exciting region.

Our locations in South Yorkshire

Living in South Yorkshire

Sports central

South Yorkshire is a big player in the sporting world. Home to the UK’s largest multi-sports centre, The Institute of Sport, as well as one of the country’s few Olympic swimming pools, both professional and aspiring athletes will certainly feel at home here.

The world’s first ice hockey team and first football club - Sheffield Football Club - was founded here, and that sports spirit still carries through day-to-day life. Doncaster has a prestigious racecourse, and The Tour de Yorkshire cycle race also runs through the region.

If this isn’t enough, the region neighbours The Peak District, so you can get your walking boots on and make the most of this stunning setting that’s just down the road from your new home.

Well connected

Buying a home in South Yorkshire means having the rest of the UK right on your doorstep. The A1, M1 and M18 all run through the region, making it easier for you to work or take a day trip to the rest of Yorkshire and beyond. Doncaster in particular is a commuter’s haven, with its own major station and access to motorways.

There are regular bus, tram and train services throughout the region, with Leeds and Manchester readily accessible. The region also has its own airport - Doncaster Sheffield, meaning that it’s not hard to travel even further afield from your new build home.

Working life

As a diverse region, there are plenty of career opportunities throughout South Yorkshire. Its prominent sectors include retail, engineering, construction and social work, but you’re not limited to these options. The creative sector is booming here, and plenty of digital jobs are available for those wanting to hone their skills. HSBC’s national IT centre is based in Sheffield, for example.

Rotherham was one of the first towns to be named an Enterprise Zone, encouraging infrastructure development and creating even more jobs for its residents. This is a great location for start ups as well as those wanting to join a thriving industry - perfect for professionals looking to buy a new home.

New homes in South Yorkshire

South Yorkshire is a force to be reckoned with. This diverse, thriving region is filled to the brim with things to do, employment opportunities and beautiful green spaces to enjoy. It’s a colourful hub that has a mix of cities and towns, meaning you’ll be sure to find a new build in a setting that suits you.

Explore our range of housing developments above or speak to our team to find out more.