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Councillor Chris Read

Title: Leader of the Council

Party: Labour

Political grouping: Labour

Ward: Wickersley

Other councillors representing this Ward:

Parish: Wickersley Parish Council

Surgery details

No surgeries in August or on bank holidays, otherwise:
Wickersley Community Centre/Library - first Saturday of the month - 10 am to 11 am
Bramley Parish Hall - second Thursday of the month - 6.30 pm to 7.30 pm
Mark Grove Community Centre - third Tuesday of the month - 9.30 am to 10.30 am
Sunnyside Community Centre - fourth Monday of the month - 6 pm to 7 pm
Please note: the following changes for Sunnyside Community Centre:
6pm – Monday 24th February moved to 6pm on Monday 2nd March
6pm – Monday 23rd March moved to 6pm on Monday 30th March

Contact information

Home address: 
219 Wickersley Road
S60 4JP

Phone:  01709 546204

Bus. phone:  01709 822700


Committee appointments

Terms of Office

  • 04/05/2011 - 07/05/2015
  • 08/05/2015 - 05/05/2016
  • 06/05/2016 -

Appointments to outside bodies

Additional Information

Councillor Read was elected on 5th May, 2011, and he was elected Leader of the Council on Wednesday, 4th March, 2015. He is the Chair of the Rotherham Together Partnership and represents the Council on the Sheffield City Region Combined Authority. He is also Vice-Chair of Governors at a Rotherham Primary School.


Working with you to help build communities that we can all take pride in has always been a priority for the Council.

We value the contributions that people make within their local area, through volunteering and getting involved in decision making, to really make a difference for everyone who lives there. By building on the work we've already done together we can continue to find new ways to meet the challenges facing Rotherham.

View our Ward Plan to find out more about what we have planned for Wickersley ward.