— which includes the districts
of Halfway, Mosborough village, Waterthorpe, and Westfield — is one of the 28 electoral wards in City of Sheffield
. It is located in the eastern part of the city, on the border with Rotherham
, and covers an area of 8.9 km<sup>2</sup>. The population of this ward in 2001 was 16,300 people in 7,000 households. It is one of the wards that make up the Sheffield South East
constituency. The area is often referred to as Mosborough Townships.
Districts of Mosborough ward
Halfway () lies in the extreme southeast of Sheffield at the end of a Sheffield Supertram
line. Halfway is part of the historic county of Derbyshire
but has been administered by Sheffield since boundary changes in 1967.
It used to be home to a bus garage
which was operated by Booth and Fisher
, a company who were merged into the South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive
in the mid 1970s. The garage itself passed into the hands of operator 'SYT', then to the First
and has always been seen as a minor outpost garage. It serves works and school services plus buses starting early from the south side of the city. The garage was closed in 2007 as a cost cutting measure.
It is common to see public transport
in Sheffield heading for "Halfway". The Blue Route Stagecoach Supertram
terminates at Halfway with a large Park and Ride
facility. The main frequent bus that goes to and from Halfway to and from the... Read More