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Watch how the Town Centre is growing.

Topping Out

Works have now begun on site. When ground works began, we talked to the site manager Nigel Parkin from Wath based TKL Group about what he is looking forward to when Forge Island opens.


The new pedestrian bridge arrives on site at Forge Island in preparation of its installation.

The journey so far... 

Watch some of the work happening across the Town Centre with this video filmed in March 2022.

Living in Rotherham (Sept 2022)

Take a look at how town centre living is changing the face of Rotherham.

Riverside Gardens Walkthrough (April 2022)

Riverside Gardens will form a gateway into the Forge Island leisure development and wider town centre. It will add green spaces for relaxation and play, connecting the heart of Rotherham to river and nature.

Canal Barrier Installation (May 2022)

The new canal barrier at Forge Island brings a new, modern look to the development and offers protection from the elements to the historic Rotherham Canal and Rotherham train station. Get a bird’s eye view of the fantastic barrier by watching this video.

Forge Island Bridge Removal (July 2022)

Watch how the pedestrian footbridge on Forge Island was removed in July 2022.

Lifestyle – The Vision (Sept 2021)

The Rotherham lifestyle is about people. Find out more about how the developments in the town centre will help Rotherham residents build a healthier, more fulfilling lifestyle.

A fresh, new look for Rotherham (Aug 2021)

Take a look at the progress being made to the town centre’s public spaces and creating a modern and welcoming environment. New spaces for leisure, recreation, culture and living are starting to take shape.

Housing – The Vision  (July 2021)

Town centre living is taking shape in Rotherham as we look to create 171 new homes. Find out more about the plans.

Town Centre Masterplan (July 2021)

The Masterplan outlines the bold but realistic plans to revitalise Forge Island, providing Rotherham residents and visitors a place to socialise and make the most out of their town centre.