Published: 18th Sep 2020

Rotherham Borough Council is to discuss plans to build more local authority homes across the borough next week. The cabinet is due to meet on Monday (21 September) to look at plans for new homes on council-owned sites, across five parts of the borough. The earmarked sites in Treeton, Ravenfield, Thrybergh and Wingfield likely to be developed in the coming year, with sites in Kiveton Park, Thurcroft and West Melton amongst others envisaged to be developed in the following year. The homes have been proposed for early development in 2020/21 as part of an additional £65m investment for housing growth over the next five years. If given the green light, the programme will bring the council’s total commitment to new council home building up to £130m. ‘We have already set out an ambition to deliver hundreds of new, affordable council homes for local residents, and this latest report sets out … (To read the full article, subscribe below)