The 226,439 sq ft restricted Open A1 scheme is located seven miles from Sheffield City Centre and adjoins Crystal Peaks Shopping Centre. In addition there is an 830 space car park. Tenants include Homebase, Currys, JD Sports, Pets at Home, Maplin, Smyths Toys, Holiday Hypermarket, Sports Direct, Halfords and Carpetright.
Drakehouse Retail Park is the largest retail park in Sheffield, located 7 miles south east of Sheffield City Centre fronting the A57, leading to Junction 31 of the M1 motorway.
Sheffield is the fourth largest city in England and is located in the county of South Yorkshire, approximately 34 miles (55 km) south of Leeds and 40 miles (64 km) east of Manchester.
The city benefits from excellent north-south road communications, with the M1 motorway running to the east of the city, providing six junctions into Sheffield. Sheffield is also frequently served by a direct rail service to London St. Pancras with a fastest journey time of approximately 2 hours 5 minutes.
A new unit for Maplin opened in October 2011.