CCTV Upgrade for Rotherham
Local council approves plans to upgrade CCTV cameras in Rotherham in a bid to improve image quality.
16:48 13 April 2022
Rotherham local council has confirmed plans to replace its CCTV system with "up-to-date and leading technology."
The local authority's goal is to improve the council's capacity to respond and manage major incidents by allowing officers to access CCTV remotely.
The report reads: “There are a number of areas where the council makes use of CCTV which includes fixed systems in individual council buildings, a fixed ‘mainframe’ system, which feeds into a police monitored control room in Doncaster, re-deployable ASB cameras and re-deployable cameras used to tackle fly-tipping,”
“The council has allocated further capital funding for the 2022/23 financial year of £250k in order to further enhance the capacity of the system, by adding more CCTV cameras to the fixed system and improving transmission lines to allow for digital images."
The local council currently has 98 fixed cameras, 372 CCTV units on secondary systems on council buildings and 97 re-deployable units to support enforcement functions.