Toolstation Opens its new Distribution Centre in Middleton
Toolstation, one of the UK’s fastest growing suppliers to the trade, has opened its fourth Distribution Centre, in Middleton, Greater Manchester.
The Middleton Distribution Centre will create over 150 new jobs in the area in the next year; comprising warehouse operatives and management; and will service 45 Toolstation branches by the...
Posted on 29 Aug 2018
WCCTV Sets Sights On Growth With HSBC Funding
A leading surveillance systems manufacturer based in Rochdale, Greater Manchester is eyeing up growth thanks to a £1.1 million funding package from HSBC UK.
Wireless CCTV Ltd (WCCTV), which specialises in providing redeployable CCTV, site security systems, body worn cameras and time lapse video services, will use the funding package to...
Posted on 20 Aug 2018
Weaving a tale of success: Rochdale textile company set to expand
A Rochdale textile company which was founded nearly 150 years ago is looking for staff to help meet the growing demand for the ‘Made in Britain’ brand.
JH Cunliffe, which opened in Duke Street Mill in 1878, supplies soft furnishings to top high street names including John Lewis, as well as major...
Posted on 1 Aug 2018
Expansion scheme at Kingsway Business Park
Construction has started on 11 new industrial units at Kingsway Business Park in Rochdale ranging in size from 3,000 sq ft to 15,500 sq ft.
The speculative development - called Logic@Kingsway - will be completed in March 2019 and will offer occupiers small units to rent next to J21 of the M62.
Posted on 29 Jun 2018
A measure of business success as council industrial units fill up
The 1st of 40 new industrial units to help growing businesses in Rochdale have been snapped up, bringing 15 new jobs into the borough.
The 7 units in Dodgson Street are now home to a variety of different businesses, including a company selling fruit gifts, an internet trader, a kitchen manufacturer and a...
Posted on 27 Jun 2018
Sitting pretty: new furniture store opens with council help
It’s so-fa so good for the new Heywood furniture business, Simpson Furniture, which has just opened its doors at Church Place.
Owners, Karen and Gary Simpson chose Rochdale after the council furnished them with support, including a £5,000 start-up grant and 80 per cent off their business rates during their first...
Posted on 15 Jun 2018
Family-owned Dairy Company is First to Launch Free-Range Yogurt
In an industry first, Lancashire Farm Dairies has become the first UK yogurt producer to use free range milk in all of its yogurt products, a move that will benefit cows and farmers.
The Rochdale-based company has committed to only using free range milk in every yogurt pot. The decision...
Posted on 17 Apr 2018