The town of Middleton is located in the metropolitan borough of Rochdale in Greater Manchester. The fact that the area has always been located in the centre of the circumjacent settlements is why it was given its name. The town has grown around the River Irk, making it a stunningly beautiful location to live in. Middleton is home to quite a few notable structures and buildings that have become popular landmarks over the years. St. Leonard’s Church is one such sight that is visited by locals and tourists alike. Others include the Old Bear’s Head Inn, Alkrington Hall, and Tonge Hall.
Several prominent companies including Kitbag, Robert McBride, JP Travel Bus Company and Bluebird Coaches also have a presence in the vicinity. The Vita Group is one of the main employers in the area, renting serviced offices in town. Middleton Arndale shopping centre is one of the primary shopping venues for the surrounding area. Several stores selling clothes, accessories, books, furniture, stationery, flowers and medicines work a profitable trade from locals and frequent visitors.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Vue Cinema and the Warner Village Cinema are luxurious venues that screen the latest movie releases. The Snakes and Slides gaming and entertainment centre is also a good place to pass time. Ramplins is the place to go for the best fish and chips in the area. You can also try Ocean Lounge for Thai food, Karim’s for Indian cuisine and Hings for Chinese dishes.
Mills Hill railway station provides Middleton, with convenient access to Manchester, Rochdale, Wigan, Bolton and Leeds. Middleton bus station is the originating point for numerous local bus services to nearby locations. Manchester Airport is a short bus ride away, with onward access to numerous domestic and international destinations.