Housing could replace Rotherham Court buildings

Rotherham Council is continuing proceedings to acquire the former Law Court buildings for £1, with Commissioner Kenny handing down a verdict on the latest move to regenerate the town centre.

Home of the Magistrates’ Court, County Court and Family Court, the building was vacated in September 2016 and the Council has been trying to acquire the site to support the potential redevelopment of the key Forge Island site.

An earlier request that the property be transferred back to Council ownership was denied but Government agencies notified the Council in February that it had reconsidered the position and that it would be willing to transfer the ownership of the building to the Council, at a £1 consideration, so long as the transfer completes by the March 31 2017.

Read on… http://www.rothbiz.co.uk/2017/03/news-5444-housing-could-replace.html?m=1


2 thoughts on “Housing could replace Rotherham Court buildings

  1. ’60 starter homes….’
    Will these be affordable starter homes ie:less than £80k or starter homes for more affluent people who think they need 24/7 access to a multitude of coffee shops/fast food outlets/wine bars and other entertainment and consequently are willing to pay more than £150k?
    RMBC has a golden opportunity to show its (alleged) commitment to help young people put an affordable roof over their heads.


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