On the front foot! New Middleton scheme boosts shop facades
Shops in the Middleton town centre conservation area have been given a much-needed facelift, thanks to a council improvement scheme.
The businesses around Middleton Gardens and Fountain Street, many of which are in 19th century buildings, have benefitted from a number of external improvements, including new gutters, rendering and repainting....
Posted on 22 Feb 2017
Boulting Environmental Services inaugurates new Rochdale office
Cleanroom and laboratory design and construction specialist, Boulting Environmental Services (BES) officially opened its new office in Sandbrook Park, Rochdale on February 6, 2017. This impressive new facility, with excellent links to the motorway network, enables the business to continue its sustained growth by substantially increasing available space. Furthermore, the introduction of...
Posted on 7 Feb 2017
Rochdale Riverside planning application submitted
Rochdale’s new shopping and leisure centre, Rochdale Riverside, has taken a major step forward, with a detailed planning application on the development being submitted to the council.
The application outlines detailed plans by developers Genr8 for the scheme, which has already signed high street giants M&S and Next,...
Posted on 1 Dec 2016
New market on the way for Rochdale town centre
A brand new Rochdale market is one step closer, with a planning application for a prime town centre site set to be submitted in the next few weeks.
The proposals would see the market opening on the Butts, close to the award-winning River Roch re-opening project. The vacant Santander building...
Posted on 31 Oct 2016
Last post for Telegraph House
A key milestone in the £250 million redevelopment of Rochdale town centre began this week, as demolition works started on the Telegraph House building.
Greater-Manchester-based Contractors Connell Brothers Ltd are now completing the final stage of demolition, following internal strip out of the Baillie Street site, which started in the summer.
Posted on 19 Oct 2016
Successful business rates sale extended
A nationally-recognised business rates initiative that is helping to revive Rochdale town centre has now been extended to Middleton and Heywood.
Following a successful launch which saw new businesses move into Rochdale town centre, the council’s business rates sale is being rolled-out to other areas.
The business rates sale,...
Posted on 5 Aug 2016
Shopping development one step closer as final demolition gets underway
The final stage of demolition to make way for Rochdale’s new shopping and leisure development, Rochdale Riverside, gets underway next week.
Contractors will move in on Monday (25 July) to start the process of stripping out and then dismantling Telegraph House, in Baillie Street, in a process which is expected...
Posted on 21 Jul 2016
River Roch project picks up two more accolades
Rochdale’s stunning River Roch regeneration project has taken top spot in two categories at the North West Construction Awards.
The £5m scheme, which was completed last month and is part of a wider £250m town centre regeneration scheme, was given the heritage award, as well as being named the...
Posted on 13 Jul 2016
Place North West’s M60 Towns Development
John Searle, Chief Executive of the Rochdale Development Agency, announced Rochdale Riverside as the new name for the £65m town centre leisure scheme.
John Searle, chief executive of the Rochdale Development Agency, announced Rochdale Riverside as the new name for the £65m town centre leisure scheme, being built in partnership...
Posted on 5 May 2016