A RELIGIOUS group’s plan for a church and football centre on green belt land have been recommended for refusal.
Previous applications from the Plymouth Brethren Christian for a place of worship on Common Lane, North Anston, were rejected in 2013 and 2015.
Last year, a third proposal was announced — this time including multi-million sports facilities for Anston Rangers Junior Football Club.
Rotherham Borough Council’s planning board will vote on the latest plan — including 331 parking spaces — at its meeting on Thursday.
Officers noted the Brethren’s need for a larger premises but have recommended refusal, saying the proposal would be inappropriate for the green belt.