Revamped Rotherham car park to reopen

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VISITORS to Rotherham town centre will be able to use the main multi-storey car park once again after a four-month repair project.

The car park, on Frederick Street, has been closed since August 22, but reopens on Monday.

Repairs have involved addressing structural defects, primarily ramp repairs, car park resurfacing and the replacement of the bridge spanning the river.

Contractor Lumsden and Carroll was appointed to replace of the car park entrance bridge spanning the River Don and carry out repairs to areas within the car park.

David Young, South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive’s director of customer experience, said: “We are pleased to be reopening the car park and that it is in time for people to do their Christmas shopping.

“The repairs were essential to make the car park structurally sound.”

The car park has 684 spaces available and is open 5am-midnight, seven days a week.

Parking costs £1.20 for two hours parking, £2.80 for four hours or £6.50 a day.