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Don Valley Stadium - CLOSED

Hillsborough Leisure Centre Beulah Road | Worksop Road, Sheffield S6 2AN, England
+44 114 278 9199
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A huge mess up for the local Sheffiels Labour Council. A fiasco best forgotten. World Student... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2015
TrevorGillott
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It's not here anymore

Came here for the first time in 1991 for the World Student Games and a few times after that for... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2015
LeSanglierCruzVerde
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good13%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible13%
26 Nov 2015
“No longer exists”
20 Jun 2015
“It's not here anymore”
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Hillsborough Leisure Centre Beulah Road | Worksop Road, Sheffield S6 2AN, England
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+44 114 278 9199
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Reviewed 26 November 2015

A huge mess up for the local Sheffiels Labour Council. A fiasco best forgotten. World Student Games. More like a labour council mismanaging everything, yet again.

Thank TrevorGillott
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

Came here for the first time in 1991 for the World Student Games and a few times after that for athletics, back when some Sheffield folk still pronounced it atholetics. Drive past recently and sadly it's no more. This should never have been knocked down....More

1  Thank LeSanglierCruzVerde
Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

Been today to view the rubble of what was once the Don Valley Stadium. At it's best time it served it's purpose but unfortunately Sheffield council under invested in this place which has potential to be a lot more and hold big events. It served...More

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 3 October 2014

Didnt enjoy my time here it was soo cold and drab! Went to watch a comedian Lee Evans, the night was averge.

1  Thank Ebony S
Reviewed 27 August 2013

The Don Valley stadium is quite a small stadium compare to The Emirates, Old Trafford etc. In my own estimation it can sit just about 10000 fans. However it is clean and properly maintained stadium.

Thank DavidT933
Reviewed 22 April 2013

Built for the World Student Games probably two decades ago, Don Valley Arena was built on the brownfield site of one of Sheffields now defunct steel works. The track is all weather and I understand the stands hold up to 50,000 spectators, and Don Valley...More

Thank Jeffandlin
Reviewed 18 January 2013

We have been to see several artists here and the facilities are great for that kind of event. It's convenient location - close to Sheffield town centre is really good for train links etc (short taxi ride) if you don't want to have the hassle...More

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 16 October 2012

Cold, desolate and depressing. And that is just the food ! A horrible place surrounded by filthy streets and very grubby pubs. On a plus point it's only minutes to jump back on the motorway, home.

1  Thank shaun d
Reviewed 8 October 2012

This venue is part of the regeneration of an area of Sheffield originally occupied by steelworks. I went there for an athletics meeting at which top international athletes competed.It has an all weather track and a covered stand on one side.It was used when the...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 23 September 2012

Great facilities and weekly training for kids of all ages and extra specific training for older kids.

Thank Martinmartyn
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