|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Postcode district||NG5, NG7|
|EU Parliament||East Midlands|
Sherwood Rise is part of the Berridge ward and the Nottingham East parliamentary constituency. The current MP is Chris Leslie, who was elected in 2010, and most recently 2017, with a majority of over 19,500 votes. Berridge has three Labour Party councillors—Carole Jones, Toby Neal and Mohammed Ibrahim.
Sherwood Rise has a post office on Beach Avenue as well as several shops and cafés located across a number of streets.
The area is served by the Yellow Line Nottingham City Transport bus routes (69–71). These all begin in the city centre.