Rotherham District Civic Society


Protecting and preserving all that is best in the heritage of Rotherham

Registered Charity  No. 258831

Established 1970 (R)

Who Are We?


Rotherham District Civic Society stands for protecting and preserving all that is best in the heritage of Rotherham and improving the environment for the present and future generations.

What We Stand For

What We Stand For

We stand for protecting and preserving all that is best in the heritage of the town and district and improving the environment for the present future generations.


That is why we, as a group, try to ensure that local people have a voice in matters concerning a wide range of issues.


We act as a co-ordinator and consultative body by liaising with local authorities, planning committees and decision makers in the pursuit of the Society's objectives.


Who We Are

We are an entirely voluntary organisation of people who live and work in Rotherham Borough and are driven by a deep care for its past, present and future.


The Society is steered by an Executive Committee which is elected at the annual AGM in April and brings together a wide range of skills and experience, from lthe wider community.


Do you have a skill or passion about the place where you work, play and live?

Why not come along to a meeting to find out more about the work of the society and join us.


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Corporate Membership

As a business you may want to have your say on how decisions are made to improve the locality and secure the rich heritage of Rotherham.


Blue Plaques

A blue plaque is a permanent sign  installed in a public place to commemorate a link between that location and a famous person, event, or a former building on the site, serving as a historical marker,


If you care about Rotherham and share our concerns to make Rotherham an even better place to live, work or do business and attract visitors then why not become a member of the Society.


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National Civic Day

Rotherham District Civic Society

Heritage Bus Trail


The Society is helping celebrate National Civic Day on Sunday 28th June between 1pm and 4pm. It is a time for all people to celebrate their area and discover more about where they live.

The Society in collaboration with the South Yorkshire Transport Museum will be organising an Heritage Bus Tour using one of their Double Decker Vintage Buses.

The Tour will take New Corporate Members and Memebers on a guided tour of locations of significant interest around Rotherham with Peter Hawkridge our expert Historian. 

All New Members joining the society will be eligible to join the Tour.

If you are a New Corporate Member you will be allocated two seats on the Tour. You will also receive one publication of your choice from our bookstore.

All new individual members will be allocated one seat.

In the event of over subscription names will be placed in a draw.

We have reserved a number of places for existing member's who can apply for a seat on the Tour. In the event of over subscription names will be placed in a draw.

Watch out for more information and further details.

Merbership enquiries either by phone or email

Contact Bernard Fletcher on 07879048660


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01709 585311



The Centre,

Brinsworth Lane,

Brinsworth, Rotherham S60 5BU