Below are links to surveys and consultation exercises that have closed in the last 18 months.  Progress reports and final results are included with most closed consultations.

If you are interested in any consultations or customer research please email consultations@rother.gov.uk or contact the relevant service or staff at a Customer Help Point nearest to you.  Call the Council on 01424 787000.

Council Tax Reduction Scheme consultation

This consultation ran from 5pm Friday, 27 July to 9 am Monday, 24 September.  We plan to report the findings of this consultation to the Overview and Scrutiny Committee on 26 November 2018.  You could read our ten proposals and alternative option and tell us what you think.  It was important to read our information before replying. …

Blackfriars Development Site

This consultation ended on Friday 22 February 2019 The event was well attended, and the feedback received will help develop the proposals. The site has been identified in the Local Plan for development for many years, and money from the Government's Housing Infrastructure Fund has been allocated that will help to…

Community Governance Review of Battle

This consultation closed at 5pm on Friday 27 July 2018 LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT IN HEALTH ACT 2007COMMUNITY GOVERNANCE REVIEW - ROTHER DISTRICT COUNCIL Battle Town Council has requested that Rother District Council, as the principal council, undertakes a community governance review to consider Battle Town Council's electoral arrangements,…

Draft - Sustainable Access and Recreation Management Strategy (SARMS)

How to respond The consultation is a joint exercise being administered by Folkestone & Hythe District Council and any comments should be submitted by 24 August 2018 Background The need to prepare a "sustainable access strategy" for the Natura 2000 sites that straddle the two Councils' areas was identified within…

Public Realm Strategic Framework

Rother District Council consulted on the strategic direction and priorities for the public realm across the Rother district.  This consultation is now closed but updates will be provided here. Update November 2019:  The public realm framework is on the agenda of Overview and Scrutiny Committee 25 November 2019 that includes consultation…

Housing and Homelessness Strategy

The Council has an existing Housing and Homelessness Strategy, which is being reviewed and updated. We consulted on a set of three proposed priorities for a new strategy: Reducing demand: prevent and reduce homelessnessIncreasing supply: maximise the supply of high quality affordable housing in urban and rural areasImproving quality: ensure homes…

Budget for 2019/20

This consultation closed on 18 December 2018. This year we have three phases to set our new budget. The first phase will be looking at our Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS). The strategy sets out the areas of budgetary pressure and estimates the size of the budget deficit over the…

The District of Rother (Off Street) Parking Places Order 2019

The consultation ran from 17 May to 26 July 2019. Over 250 members of the public and some local organisations have responded to this consultation. Why Do We Need a New Parking Places Order? The current Parking Places Order covers the management of all Rother District Council owned car parks listed within…

Rother leisure facilities surveys

Strategic Leisure Limited (SLL) is working with Rother District Council (RDC) on the development of new physical activity facilities in Bexhill. We are interested in finding out what facilities people are currently using, and why, and importantly why people are not taking part in physical activity. We are trying to…

Allocations Policy

Social housing is in short supply in Rother and our allocations policy helps us decide who we can help and who we can help first.  It was time to make sure that our allocations policy was up to date and relevant to local housing needs.   To start, we reviewed our old policy…