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Rochdale is one of the best located and connected destinations in the North of England. Fast connections to the motorway network - alongside frequent train, tram and bus services - help make Rochdale an ideal location for business. The region offers a large and skilled workforce, and a highly competitive cost base. It is a leading centre for logistics, construction, manufacturing and advanced manufacturing businesses, and has a fast growing digital and creative sector. With spellbinding countryside on its doorstep, a rejuvenated town centre and fast and frequent links to Manchester, quality of life in Rochdale is among the best in the region.

Connected Location
Connected Location

Rochdale is well connected in all the right ways, from road and rail to trams, planes and megabytes!

Connected Location
Skilled Labour Pool
Skilled Labour Pool

There is a large number of talented, qualified and committed people in our region ready to help your business grow.

Skilled Labour Pool
Competitive Cost Base
Competitive Cost Base

The cost of doing business is more competitive in Rochdale than in many equivalent locations.

Competitive Cost Base
Space to grow
Space to grow

Rochdale has the highest concentration of available industrial floorspace in the whole of Greater Manchester, with a wide range of cost-effective commercial and industrial property to let.

Space to grow
New Arrivals
New Arrivals

New arrivals benefit from a full business support service from the RDA. In fact, you can access our support for as long as you’re doing business in the borough.

New Arrivals
Key Stats
Key Stats

Rochdale in numbers. The statistics that show why Rochdale is such a great place for businesses to locate and invest.

Key Stats

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Rochdale Key Stats

The numbers that tell our story of our success and accomplishments

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Rochdale TV

TV

Rochdale is open for business. Our library of films explains why

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Reports

News

Read the latest business investment reports about Rochdale.

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