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Transforming Rotherham

Forge Island is the flagship scheme of the Town Centre Masterplan

This masterplan will revitalise and transform Rotherham Town Centre, providing new places to eat, drink, shop and visit, as well as delivering high quality public realm with places to meet and relax.

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Recent Developments


Upcoming Developments

George Wright Building

Opening - Spring 2018

Conversion of the Grade II Listed Building for a boutique hotel, bar and restaurant is underway.

University Campus

Opening - Autumn 2018

Higher Education and Skills facility in the centre of Rotherham. Rotherham College will open the new £10.5m higher education centre to students in autumn 2018, offering a range of degrees and degree apprenticeships.

Market Redevelopment

Commencing - Autumn 2018

Ambitious plans are currently under development for the regeneration and improvement of the popular indoor market, including the provision of new accesses.

Town Centre Improvements

Commencing - Autumn 2018

A number of public realm improvement projects have been identified across the town with plans currently under development, including Effingham and Regents Square.

Rotherham Interchange

Opening - April 2019

Located immediately to the north of Forge Island, the bus station is due to undergo a significant redevelopment in 2018 costing approximately £12m.

Riverside Residential

Coming soon

New riverside residential development that will transform vacant land on the edge of the town centre adjoining the River Don, providing a mix of approximately 250 high quality new homes.

Guest and Chrimes

Coming soon

Conservation and rejuvenation of the site for a mix of uses, with a focus on recreation and sporting activities.