New residential developments
Study set to boost AMID connectivity
A major study that aims to improve the road network up to the rapidly-growing Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District (AMID) is being driven forward.
Publication date: 5 December 2016
Town Centre development moves another step closer
Rotherham Council has moved one step closer to its plans to regenerate Forge Island by agreeing to buy out the remaining long leases on the units on one of the key routes into the site.
Publication date: 15 November 2016
Go ahead given to purchase former Tesco site
Rotherham Council has been given the green light to buy Forge Island from Tesco and prepare it for investment.
Publication date: 12 October 2016
Dinnington given the go-ahead for Neighbourhood Plan
Dinnington is set to become the first area in Rotherham to start developing its own Neighbourhood Plan.
Publication date: 21 July 2016
Council moves forward with town centre plans
Rotherham Council is proposing to develop a Masterplan which will provide further details on how the Town Centre will be developed in the next five to ten years.
Publication date: 7 July 2016
New primary school for Rotherham
A brand new primary school is to be built in Rotherham.
Publication date: 29 June 2016
New charges for pre-planning application advice
Rotherham Council has introduced a charging system for pre-planning advice which helps applicants decide whether planning permission is required and if it is likely permission would be granted.
Publication date: 10 May 2016
Devolution passes new milestone in Rotherham
Council leaders from the Sheffield City Region met with Chancellor George Osborne at Rotherham's Advanced Manufacturing Park today to announce a proposed agreement on the way forward for devolution.
Publication date: 2 October 2015
Earmarked sites listed in Rotherham's local plan
The sites earmarked for new homes, industrial and retail space in Rotherham will be put forward for council approval for consultation at the next Council meeting (16 September).
Publication date: 14 September 2015
Land sale agreed for family theme park
A well-known family theme park is on track to open, adjacent to Rother Valley Country Park.
Publication date: 9 September 2015
R-evolution marks next stage of AMP development
The next phase of development at the Advanced Manufacturing Park (AMP) has been confirmed with the purchase of the first part of the "R-evolution At The AMP" scheme by the Council.
Publication date: 11 March 2014
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