Street Naming

Charges for property addressing and street naming services

Service Number of properties Charge
New properties on new street
New property addresses on an existing street
Readdressing after notification
1 £74
2 to 5 £110
6 to 10 £149
More than 10 £310, plus £6 per property

The Council is responsible for naming new streets within Rotherham, but encourages developers to propose their own preferred street names for consideration, provided they adhere to the conventions within this guidance document.

Developers are strongly advised to be very cautious in the use of marketing names for their new developments because if they fail to meet the specified criteria they will not receive the Council's approval and will therefore not be retained as part of the property address. Developers can discuss marketing names with the Council beforehand to determine whether proposed names could be considered as part of the official address.

It is strongly recommended that developers agree names for all proposed street with the Council prior to the commencement of construction.

  •  Street names that could be construed as advertising will not be allowed.
  • Properties should not be named with a business name.

Other services

Service Charge
New street naming £93 per street
Change to house name £63
Letter of confirmation of address

These charges are not subject to VAT.

If you wish to apply for new street naming and property numbering for a development, please complete the street naming and property addressing form.

  • No numbers will be excluded from the logical numbering sequence.

Apply for street naming or property numbering

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