Rotherham District Civic Society
Protecting and preserving all that is best in the heritage of Rotherham
Three Cranes

The Three Cranes Inn

All Saints Building

For the moment at least, we have succeeded in blocking any building plans on the site of the All Saints Building in Rotherham Town Centre.

You can read the correspondence regarding this here.

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Herringthorpe Playing Fields / Rotherham Hospice

One of the most hectic campaigns in which our Society has been involved was the one in which we worked with the Hospice Trust against a Council proposal to build a huge commercial leisure complex on Herringthorpe Playing Fields adjacent to the Hospice.

More than 10,000 people signed the petiti...

Boston Castle

Nearly eight years ago, our Society started campaigning for the restoration of Boston Castle, one of the town's most important historic buildings. We found strong public support for the idea and we called a meeting to launch a "friends" group to carry on the fight.

It is almost seven years since the Frie...

Blenheim House

Blenheim House, on Doncaster Road, has a special place in Rotherham's history but, only a couple of years ago, it was vacant, derelict and threatened with demolition. Now, following intervention by our Society, it will be repaired, improved and brought back into use.

The owners had applied for planning p...