Town Centre News

Po Up Rochdale – Calling all small businesses

Do you have an outlet outside of Rochdale and think about dipping your toe in the town centre? Or do you trade from home and dream about getting your own retail space? The Rochdale Business Improvement District is looking for independent traders, local artisans and producers (established businesses, successful online retailers or testing the market), who would like a trading opportunity for a week at a time in Rochdale Town Centre. We'll welcome applications for all types of products, including food, drink, clothing, toys, art, crafts, home furnishings or anything else you think would sell here in our vibrant town centre.


Sweet ending to food festival

Three local bakers are celebrating after winning prizes in this month’s Rochdale Food & Drink Festival cake competition.


Fine flavours at Rochdale’s food and drink festival feast

Crowds descended on Rochdale Town Hall this weekend for Rochdale Food & Drink Festival - staged for the second time on Saturday, with stalls, live cooking, star chefs, bars, workshops, family entertainment and music.


Recipe for success as new artisan market comes to Rochdale town centre

An artisan market, showcasing some of the best food and drink producers in the North West, is set to bring a taste of something different to Rochdale town centre.


Architects appointed to craft multi million pound restoration of Rochdale Town Hall

The £16m redevelopment of Rochdale’s grade I listed town hall has taken a major step forward, with the appointment of an award-winning architecture firm to take forward its restoration.