A survey suggests house buyers are looking for more space - but transport links remain vital. Picture: Andrew Roe.

These are 9 of the best Sheffield suburbs to live in if you are a commuter

The coronavirus pandemic has led people to closely examine their priorities when looking for somewhere to live – and the need for space is high on many wish lists.

Monday, 22nd February 2021, 4:15 pm

In a survey conducted by Redrow, 64 per cent of Yorkshire respondents said they most wanted private outdoor space and bigger kitchens, as well as to be near green open space and smaller shops for essential items.

But, as working from home continues to be a fixture of daily life, 47 per cent of respondents said they suspect that they will continue to go into the office part-time when lockdowns are lifted – so easy access to the city centre is a must.

So if you want to live close enough to Sheffield city centre for work but benefit from plenty of space, where should you buy a new home?

Here are nine great areas to choose from.

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