Explore natural history, archaeology, local history, fine art and more at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery. A varied programme of exhibitions runs throughout the year in the Art Gallery, while Doncaster Museum charts the history of the town from the Ice Age to the present day.
Construction of the iconic new building began in October 2018. It is scheduled to be complete in summer 2020.
This year’s Heritage Festival runs from Saturday 4 May until Sunday 19 May 2019 and is bigger and better than ever. From Anglo-Saxon royalty to the actor behind Blackadder’s King Richard IV – there really is something for everyone!
Sustainability Appraisal (SA) (including Strategic Environmental Assessment) assesses the significant environmental, social and economic effects of the Local Plan, the "reasonable" alternatives to the Plan's strategy, policies and proposals; and the reasons for discounting alternatives. Mitigation is proposed to avoid, minimise and compensate for negative effects and to maximise positive effects.
The Borough of Doncaster contains a rich archaeological and historical heritage reflecting its long history of settlement. In some cases the historic town centres have been continuously occupied since the Roman Period and are a major archaeological resource whilst evidence is growing of the extensive early settlement in the rural areas of the Borough.
Follow the links below for answers to frequently asked questions about listed buildings:
Parks and gardens of Local Historic Interest were identified as part of the Doncaster Unitary Development Plan and were reviewed in 2013.
Parks and gardens are registered in order to identify those sites that are of either special or local interest.
If you are planning a development it pays to seek archaeological advice from the Council's advisers, the South Yorkshire Archaeology Service.
Hatfield High Street was designated a conservation area on 21 December 1970. A full appraisal has yet to be carried out.