Learning Zone

The Learning Zone is a state of the art community space managed by SOAR.  Parson Cross Library and Sheffield City Council Housing Service occupy the ground floor and the learning centre above.  The building is designed to maximise sustainability, making it one of the most environmentally friendly buildings in Sheffield!

The first floor of the Learning Zone offers high quality, flexible rooms for hire at competitive rates. All rooms are decorated to a high standard in a contemporary, relaxed style and staffed by a friendly and experienced team.

The following rooms are available for hire during the day, evening and at weekends – ideal for a range of activities from annual general meetings to yoga classes:

Community Room 2/2A

Naturally lit, general purpose room which can be combined to create one large room. Perfect for accredited training, team building sessions, community events and everything in between.

Classroom and IT Suite

Naturally lit general classrooms equipped with interactive smart boards. Ideal for small team training sessions, board meetings or support groups.

All rooms offer IT equipment such as projectors and laptops. In addition, refreshments and catering to suit your booking requirements.

Learning Zone online

See the Learning Zone by taking a virtual tour and keep up-to-date on Twitter.


To discuss your requirements please contact ‘The Centres Team’ on 0114 213 4120 or email us on enquiries@soarcommunity.org.uk


“I wanted to thank you personally for all you have done to make the event such a success. I have facilitated events at various venues around the city and I think the service you provided to us was exceptional. You have been responsive, flexible, supportive and dedicated to providing an excellent service both before and during the event. Facilitating events is quite challenging and it made my job so much easier to have such high quality support from you.”

Rosie McHugh, Director of Organisation Development
Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust