Plans for new open spaces in Rotherham Town Centre

Frederick Street
Artist's impression of Frederick Street

Residents are invited to view and comment on plans to transform the look of Frederick Street via an online information event this week.

The open spaces on Frederick Street will be redeveloped as part of the Town Centre Masterplan and follow on from the works currently underway on Bridgegate.

Rotherham Council’s Cabinet Member for Jobs and the Local Economy, Cllr Denise Lelliott, said: “The improvements are all part of the Town Centre Masterplan and will complement the new housing developments and leisure scheme at Forge Island which are starting to taking shape.

“We are committed to improving the streets in the town centre which will help to ignite the regeneration of the town centre and public realm works and we’re determined to make sure the area doesn’t just survive but thrives.”

The improvement works will include; the introduction of a cycle lane as well as new paving, lighting and street furniture. Works are due to commence early 2021.

You can view and comment on the plans online at from Wednesday 18th to 12pm on Sunday 22nd November.

Plans for the redevelopment of College Street will also be available to view online in the coming weeks. Further details will be provided soon.

Published: 18th November 2020