Darnall, Sheffield

Old Staniforth Road Street Sign.

Staniforth Road is located in Darnall, Sheffield and connects the areas of Handsworth and Attercliffe.

Historically, the road has been used as a major shopping street, with notable businesses being present over the years including a cinema.

The road also features a bridge that crosses the Sheffield & Tinsley Canal

The name of the road comes from the local line of Staniforths that constructed and resided at Darnall Hall, most notably Samuel Staniforth and his wife Alethea. The Staniforth family had a presence in this area for centuries.