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Welcome to the Tramlines Residents page.

Since 2018, Tramlines has donated £560,000 worth of tickets to the Local Resident Ticket Scheme. We are committed to working with local residents and the council to help better the festival and see how Tramlines can be more involved in local projects.


Resident Debrief Meeting - 25th November 2023

We’d like to say a huge thank you to the local community of Hillsborough Park for their continued support of Tramlines and we are committed to working with local residents and the council to help better the festival and see how Tramlines can be more involved in local projects.

Our 2023 Resident Debrief Session will be held on Saturday 25th November between 10am-4pm at Hillsborough Arena, Middlewood Road, S6 4HA.

Please drop by at some point during the day. The Debrief Session will work as a walkthrough with our plans presented and the festival management team on hand to answer any queries.

Hillsborough Park Update - 7th November 2023

We are pleased to confirm that the majority of fence lines have been removed today, in line with the timeline we set out in the last update in October. Because of the extreme wet weather we have had in recent weeks, two short lines of fencing will remain as a precautionary measure to prevent damage to waterlogged areas. The majority of the park is now open for use and we’d like to thank the local community for your patience and support.


In the coming months, we will continue to do top up repairs on any areas of the ground that need attention in the future and we would once again like to reiterate the promises we have made to the community and which will continue to guide our commitment to returning the park to the condition we all expect:


We’ll get it done

We’ll get it right

We’re paying

We’ll keep you informed


Thank you again for your patience and support.


Tramlines team.

Path Improvement Work

Fencing around the footpath that runs from the centre of the park down past the Library will remain in place while Sheffield City Council (SCC) approved contractors rebuild and widen this path to 4m, increasing space for cyclists, runners, dog walkers and casual park users. Paid for by Tramlines, work began on 16th October and was expected to last 5 weeks, however due to the recent extreme weather conditions, there will be a 2-3 week delay. 


Following advice from SCC’s Tree Officer, there will be changes to the current layout to protect trees and root zones, with revised placement of lampposts, new benches, bins and drainage gullies.




Please see the map detailing the catchment area for 2024:



Categories Explained

As always, we recognise that residents within close proximity to the park may be directly impacted by the festival and in areas where we deem this a possibility, we provide free or discounted resident tickets.

Category 1: Up to 2 x Weekend Tickets and 2 x Children Tickets.

Category 2: Entered into the Resident Ticket Ballot for up to 2 x Free Adult Weekend Tickets and 2 x Free Children tickets.

Category 3: Entered into the Resident Ticket Ballot for up to 2 x Discounted Adult Weekend Tickets and 2 x Discounted Children tickets.

Category 3 discounted tickets will be priced at £89.50 + booking fee for a Weekend Ticket.

Each household can receive a Maximum of 2 Adult and 2 Children tickets (5-12 years or 4 & under).


You can SIGN UP to the Residents mailer to be notified of any news and updates.

The Application Process

Households that fall within the Category 1, 2 or 3 catchment area may apply for 2 adult tickets per household and up to 2 Children (5-12 years or 4 & under). We look at the following criteria when considering which catchment area a household resides in:

  • Your proximity to stages and noise.
  • If you are in an area that we have designated and publicised as a walking route or meeting point.

Once we have assessed whether your address is eligible we will be in touch to allocate your tickets, or for categories 2 & 3, we’ll let you know you’ve been entered into the ballot.

Once applications have closed and we’ve drawn the ballot, we will get in touch with applicants to let them know whether they’ve been successful or not. 


Please have copies of the following documents ready to upload to complete your application:

  • 2 x proofs of address dated within the last 3 months – e.g. utility bills, bank statement, council tax etc. Delivery invoices are not accepted.
  • 1 x proof of photo ID – e.g. driving licence, passport.



Terms and Conditions

  • These tickets are for personal use only.
  • Residents will need to present a valid photographic ID + valid E-Ticket on the day of the festival.
  • All E-Tickets cannot be re-sold on the secondary market. Anyone found to be re-selling their ticket will risk their ticket being cancelled and will be refused entry into the festival site.
  • Those applying within Category 2 & 3 will be entered into a ballot, tickets are not guaranteed.

If you are unsuccessful in the Category 2 ballot, you will have the opportunity to purchase discounted Weekend tickets or receive a pair of free Day tickets to the Day of your choice, subject to availability.

If you have any other questions please contact our team at [email protected]. You can also sign up to the Residents Mailing List by clicking the link below, to receive all updates and news. You will not receive marketing content.