A town that is located at the base of the Pennines mountain range, Rochdale is a part of Greater Manchester County and is one of the largest settlements in the area. There is plenty of history and culture to be explored here, and many reminders of the area’s past. Rochdale Town Hall is a fine example of Victorian architecture in the town while right across the road from the Town Hall you will find the war memorial, further reflecting the area’s history. St. Chad’s church is another of the major landmarks that you will find here. Rochdale has had a number of famous residents including the likes of Gracie Fields, Dean Butterworth, Andy Kershaw, Colin Baker, Bill Oddie and Nicholas Blincoe.
Rochdale has a number of companies in the area, working out of shared offices and executive suites including accounting firms, builders & building material suppliers, cleaning services and courier companies. There are also event management companies in the area along with marketing firms and interior design companies. Bulb Marketing has its offices in the area alongside businesses such as MA Legal Services, Securecheck and Move In Ltd.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Nights out in Rochdale can be entertaining for families as well as individuals with places like Snakes & Slides offering something for children and adults alike. Gracie Fields Theatre brings a taste of culture with its wide range of stage-productions. The Odeon cinema in Rochdale is a popular multi-screen venue where movie-fans can catch everything from the latest Hollywood flicks to documentaries. There is plenty of choice when it comes to eating out in Rochdale. The Waterside Restaurant & Bar serves tasty Mediterranean cuisine while Parthenon Taverna is the place to sample Greek cuisine.
Rochdale has a large number of buses and coach services that service the town, connecting it via major motorways and roadways such as the M62 and A627. This also makes driving a convenient option in the area. Rochdale Railway Station connects commuters to Manchester, Victoria and Leeds. Manchester International airport is just 26 miles from Rochdale.