Image: A major grant has been awarded to revive the buildings in Rochdale’s historic heart

A major grant has been awarded to revive the buildings in Rochdale’s historic heart

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Almost £800,000 of grants to repair historic buildings in one of Rochdale’s most well-known streets have been made available as the Heritage Action Zone (HAZ) project takes another step forward. The £779,000 cash injection, a mixture of Historic England and council funding, will be used to target 12 properties along Lower Drake...

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Posted by MarketingAd on 25 May 2019 at 20:08

Image: Rochdale’s indoor market opens its doors

Rochdale’s indoor market opens its doors

Rochdale’s brand new indoor market opened its doors to the public this morning. The Rochdale Market Foodhall and Café is now operating from the former Santander building on The Butts, following a £750,000 transformation spearheaded by the council and Rochale Development Agency (RDA). The new market boasts a traditional butcher...

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Posted by Aahmed on 12 Nov 2018 at 12:00

Image: Cinema projects new skyline for town centre as Rochdale Riverside takes shape

Cinema projects new skyline for town centre as Rochdale Riverside takes shape

The retail and leisure development in Rochdale town centre is moving forward fast, with an official steel signing ceremony taking place at the site. Representatives from the council and contractor, Willmott Dixon, gathered on site to mark the completion of the steel frame for the six-screen cinema building, a major...

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Posted by Aahmed on 24 Sep 2018 at 13:00

Image: Town Hall Square shaping up for £3m revamp

Town Hall Square shaping up for £3m revamp

Town Hall Square is set to undergo a massive redevelopment as part of plans to put it at the centre of a transformed public realm in the heart of Rochdale. The news comes just weeks after the first stage of a major £8.9m Heritage Lottery Fund bid was approved for...

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Posted by Aahmed on 30 May 2018 at 09:36

Image: Council kickstarts Drake Street regeneration with celebration event

Council kickstarts Drake Street regeneration with celebration event

The revival of one of Rochdale’s most famous historic shopping streets has moved a step closer, following the official launch of the Heritage Action Zone project in the town centre. The project will see Historic England work with the council to redevelop Drake Street and its surrounding areas over...

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Posted by Aahmed on 17 May 2018 at 15:00

Image: Rochdale’s greatest heritage asset gets National Lottery boost

Rochdale’s greatest heritage asset gets National Lottery boost

Plans to transform Rochdale Town Hall, one of the best examples of Victorian architecture in the country, have been given an initial boost after the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) approved the first stage of an £8.9m bid. The £688,000 initial award means the council can now progress plans to restore and...

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Posted by Aahmed on 9 May 2018 at 10:29

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