Rotherham is a large town in the Yorkshire county of England. The town lies on the River Don between Sheffield and Doncaster. The town is among the leading manufacturing towns in the country. Steel production for the manufacturing of various products has a profound influence on their economy. Apart from this the town is also attracting foreign investors who are setting up their offices in this town. Rotherham Renaissance was taken up in the year 2007 as a means of upgrading the structure of the town and also the economy of the town. Retail stores, bars, restaurants, shopping complexes have been opened to increase employment opportunities for the people.
The town has many structures which date back to the fifteenth century. The Rotherham Minster has some parts made in the Saxon and the Norman times. This has been described as the best perpendicular church in United Kingdom. The other prominent landmarks of this town include the Magna science adventure centre, Clifton park museum, the Catcliffe glass cone, Cistercian Roche Abbey and many more give the visitors an idea of the impressive history of the place.
Two events for which the town is famous are Rotherham by the sea and the other is Rotherham Rocks. Both of them are held at All Saintsâ Square. Another cultural event which is also immensely popular is the Rotherham Show held at Clifton park in this town.
Formula One, athletics, football, rugby are some of the games which are vry popular among the people in this county.