Rotherham, South Yorkshire - Better Places to Live in South Yorkshire: A Guide to Residential Development
This design guide for South Yorkshire complements and takes its cues from both PPG3: Housing and its companion guide "Better Places to Live" (DTLR 2001). In addition, it also complements "By Design" (DETR 2000) the companion guide to PPG 1: General Principle and Policies and "Places Streets and Movement" (DETR 1998) the companion guide to Design Bulletin 32 - Residential Roads and Footpaths.
The guide provides a framework, which can be used to create and assess layout proposals for residential and mixed-use areas. The emphasis is on creating living communities, which relate to their social or environmental context rather than simply developing disconnected estates. It is intended as an aid to local authorities and developers in creating sustainable patterns of development, which are capable of adoption, evolution and change over tim