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Roman Ridge

2 Lavender Way, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S5 6DD
A fully accessible walkway around the rear of the property with views of the mature trees and grassed areas.


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Conveniently located, with easy access to Sheffield City Centre, Meadowhall shopping centre and local amenities, Roman Ridge provides apartments and communal facilities for over 55s.

Designed to offer comfort, independence and peace of mind, Roman Ridge has everything you need to enjoy a happy, fulfilling retirement.

  • One or two double bedroom apartment, with open-plan lounge and kitchen
  • Communal amenities and facilities
  • Staff on-site 24 hours a day and assistive technology built-in


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Our building

Roman Ridge has a communal lounge, restaurant, guest suite, hair salon, games room and a landscaped garden. There are lifts to all floors and level access throughout.

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Your apartment

Your new apartment is unfurnished so you can make it your own. It has an open plan lounge and kitchen with oven/white goods, one or two double bedrooms and a level-access shower room.

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Our community

Our weekly social activities and themed events throughout the year offer you a chance to meet new people and join our friendly community. There’s no obligation - you can take part as often as you want.

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Safety and security

The daytime reception, 24-hour care staff on site and secure door entry to the building and your apartment help you to feel safe and secure.

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There is free Wi-Fi in communal areas. Pull cords are fitted in every apartment, and we can provide assistive technology for extra safety and reassurance, which can be purchased at additional cost.

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Rent or leasehold

Apartments are available to rent for one person / two people [check key facts form]. You may be eligible for financial assistance towards your rent from Sheffield City Council. Leasehold apartments may also be available for private purchase from a current owner.

Communal facilities

  • Social lounge with comfy seating and a TV
  • Quiet lounge for some ‘me’ time
  • Accessible landscaped gardens with an ornamental water fountain
  • Hairdressing salon
  • Accessible bathroom so you can enjoy a bath in safety and comfort
  • Buggy store with charge points for mobility scooters
  • Guest suite for visiting family and friends


  • Local shops are less than a five minute walk away.
  • Sheffield city centre is only five miles away and is easily accessible by bus, car or taxi.
  • Northern General Hospital with A&E is only a five minute drive away.
  • There are several GP surgeries within a mile radius.
  • There is a railway station and a bus station in Sheffield.
  • The regular local bus service, Dial-a-Ride and low cost local taxis make journeys easy.

Taste restaurant

Our Taste restaurant is open to residents and members of the public from 9am – 2pm seven days a week for lunch and snacks. If you live nearby, enjoy a meal out in our restaurant with your family and friends.*

We regularly have special menus to celebrate special occasions throughout the year and our Taste restaurant has a food hygiene rating of 5 from the Food Standards Agency.

*Opening hours and menu availability may be subject to change.

The traditional dining room is home to multiple mahogany dining tables dressed in white linen cloths and matching chairs with blue coloured leather upholstery. The tables are dressed with white ceramic plates, soup bowls and tea set with silver cutlery.

Care and support

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Am I eligible?

To be eligible to live at Roman Ridge, you must:

  • Be aged 55 or over, or have long-term care needs
  • Reside in, or have a family connection to, the local area

We aim to offer a lively atmosphere and mixed community of people who have a range of care needs. 

You do not need to have any immediate care or support needs when you apply, but our kind and caring staff can support you if anything changes. 

Roman Ridge may not be suitable if you require a substantial amount of regular nursing care.

How do I apply?

  1. Contact us for an application form, or contact Sheffield City Council’s adult social care team.
  2. We’ll arrange for you to visit and meet us.
  3. We’ll help you to complete a housing assessment and affordability form, as you may be eligible for financial assistance towards your rent and part of your service charge.
  4. While you’re here, we may assess if you would benefit from care and support services, and our care provider, Carewatch, may arrange to visit you at home to discuss your needs. For your care to be funded by Sheffield City Council, you must have had your needs assessed and approved by the adult social care team.

If you have any questions or would like to know more about Roman Ridge, or to arrange a no-obligation visit, please contact us using the enquiry form below. Alternatively, you can call 0114 280 0540 during office hours.

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