More than £100m of investment in Rochdale – the ‘powerhouse of Greater Manchester’
Almost 500 new jobs and £113 million of investment have been brought to the borough of Rochdale during 2015. The new jobs and investment are a sign of growing confidence in Rochdale, which is seeking to become the best place for business in Greater Manchester, and were secured through Rochdale Borough Council projects...
Posted by Oliver on 3 Dec 2015 at 11:00
Microbrewery launches in Rochdale
A husband-and-wife team have launched an artisan microbrewery in Rochdale that will draw influences from British ales, US craft beers and Belgian beers.
Ken and Jenny Lynch, who have already invested some of their own money to set up Serious Brewing Company, have been boosted by a £25,000 start-up loan from...
Posted by Oliver on 2 Dec 2015 at 10:45
Cotton to Commerce – Middleton Mill to become a £50m global trade hub
A Hong Kong based property development company’s biggest investment project in Europe is set to get under way in the borough of Rochdale after permission was given for the £50million redevelopment of Warwick Mill.
The scheme to transform the five-storey 200,000 sq ft mill in Middleton into a global trade...
Posted by Oliver on 1 Dec 2015 at 10:43
Rochdale door manufacturer unlocks green success
Crystal Doors, a manufacturer of vinyl wrapped doors and accessories, is progressing towards ISO 14001 certification and has installed a 980kW biomass boiler to heat its premises with on-site waste.
The company already has an environmental policy and manufactures its products from MDF using wood from Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified...
Posted by Oliver on 2 Nov 2015 at 15:10
Tech-savvy businesses invited to bid for cash
Businesses looking to use technology to boost their company’s fortunes can now compete for money from a new Rochdale Borough Council fund aimed at helping local firms.
The new ‘get digital’ fund is available for Rochdale-based SMEs (small to medium enterprises) who have big plans to use technology to...
Posted by Aahmed on 2 Oct 2015 at 11:00
WHR Property receive award for work done at Stakehill Industrial Estate
WHR Property has been awarded the Best Asset Management initiative award at the Industrial Agent Society awards for their work on Stakehill Industrial Estate in Middleton.
John Barton, who lives in Rochdale and is an associate partner and part of the industrial team at WHR Property, picked up the award...
Posted by Aahmed on 1 Oct 2015 at 10:32
Nine Northern Chambers lead Northern Powerhouse talks
Chris Fletcher, Policy and Marketing Director from Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce
Nine Chambers of Commerce representing over 16,000 businesses, who employ over 1.4m workers across the North of England, have produced a joint assessment of the considerable opportunities the Northern Powerhouse can provide the UK economy.
The assessment comes as...
Posted by Aahmed on 2 Sep 2015 at 14:35
KP Industries uses £1m+ in orders to invest in new premises and staff
KP Industries Limited, the Rochdale-based manufacturer of industrial conveyor systems and handling equipment, has used the profits from orders exceeding £1 million to part fund the purchase of a new manufacturing facility and take on four new employees.
Phil Cornell – Managing Director of KP Industries Limited.
Supported by RDA and Business...
Posted by Aahmed on 1 Aug 2015 at 14:53
Work starts on huge speculative industrial scheme
Harbert Management Corporation has started work on a 212,830 sq ft speculative industrial scheme at Heywood Distribution Park.
The park near Heywood is managed by CBRE Asset Services and currently comprises 1.8 million sq ft of warehouse and industrial space across almost 200 acres.
Russells Construction has been appointed to build two units...
Posted by Aahmed on 2 Jun 2015 at 15:06