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Why Move To Rochdale

The town centre regeneration programme in Rochdale is still in progress which means that the most popular residential areas tend to lie a little further out of town.

Rochdale has two shopping centres – Rochdale Exchange which offers retailers such as Boots, Clarks and River Island – and Wheatsheaf Shopping Centre which houses brands like Argos, New Look and Ryman.

The jewel in the crown is the attractive village of Littleborough which sits five miles north-west of Rochdale’s town centre but still remains part of the Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale.

A couple of miles to the east of Rochdale’s heart you’ll find the sought after suburb of Bamford which is home to some of the area’s largest and most desirable properties. In the north west of the borough, either side of the A680 which leads to Edenfield, is the popular village of Norden which boasts good schools and a broad range of housing options.

Removals Company Rochdale

Are you moving in and around Rochdale? Moving house can be stressful at the best of times and with bills to pay, post to redirect and home insurance to source, there is more than enough to start thinking about. One thing you are certainly going to have to start thinking about in plenty of time is how you are going to move your personal belongings to your new home.

Many people underestimate the scale of the task and hire a removals van for a few hours to do it themselves. Only to later come unstuck when they have more items than they first thought, get the timing wrong and end up shelling out more money, or worse still, damage their own goods. Moving home furnishings is a skill and whether you are looking to move to a larger home or downsize, it will require careful planning to ensure everything runs smoothly.

What to do in Rochdale

Whether you’re a history fan, a walker or cyclist, a shopaholic or lover of drama you’ll find plenty of things to do in and around Rochdale.

The modern Co-op movement started here and you can visit the original Co-op shop at the Pioneers’ Museum in Rochdale town centre.

Littleborough and its Pennine Hills are ideal for all types of countryside and outdoor pursuits. Middleton has heritage galore, and Heywood is the starting point for the East Lancs Steam Railway – great for family fun.

Cycling & Mountain Biking

The Pennine Bridleway is the country’s first National Trail for horse riders, mountain bikers, and walkers, and it passes through the rugged Pennine hills near Littleborough. Passing through the Peak District, the South Pennines and into North Yorkshire and Cumbria it will is a landmark national.

Shopping and Markets

Rochdale’s spacious town centre is dominated by the spectacular Victorian Gothic Town Hall which is fronted by the broad Esplanade, with the River Roch below. The medieval St Chad’ Parish Church and Broadfield Park provide a stunning backdrop. Rochdale town centre has two modern, indoor shopping centres, an indoor market and a good range of high street shops, restaurants and pubs with a year-round programme of events and entertainment and convenient parking.


Gracie Fields Theatre offers a range of entertainment from rock, pop, jazz and classical music to comedy, drama and dance. The Theatre is also host to the Rochdale Amateur Operatic Society and their wide variety of productions.

Property in Rochdale

The north-west is booming with over 50% of the FTSE 100 companies were based there. Bury is a Greater Manchester Metropolitan Borough, and lies on the River Irwell. Bury is, 5.5 miles east of Bolton, 5.9 miles west-southwest of Rochdale and 8 miles north-northwest of the city of Manchester. The town is linked to the M66 motorway.

Rochdale is undergoing millions of pounds of investment. It now has a fantastic road, rail and a new direct tram link into Manchester city centre .

The town enjoys a picturesque countryside location and boasts some of the best restaurants in the region.

But the best reason to start your property search here is price – the average cost of a home here is more than £40,000 cheaper than the Greater Manchester average.

With superb transport links, strategically placed business parks and high-quality office space, Rochdale is the perfect venue for organisations of all kinds and sizes.

The council is working hard to make Rochdale town centre a better place for shoppers, visitors, and businesses. We’re in the middle of a £250 million regeneration programme that has already brought improvements like a new transport interchange, the Number One Riverside building and the award-winning Revealing the Roch project.

One of the final projects will be the completion of the new Rochdale Riverside retail and leisure complex, which will contain new Marks and Spencer and Next stores, as well as a 6-screen cinema operated by Reel.

Schools & Education in Rochdale

When deciding on a place to live with a family, schools are right at the top of the list. North Bury’s high property demand roots in the quality of its schools. Lowercroft Primary, for example, is locally regarded as the go-to primary school, with consistently ‘Excellent’ Ofsted reports.


These are our top three highest rated schools in Rochdale :

The Crompton House Church of England Academ –

Cardinal Langley Roman Catholic High School —

Elland House School –


More information on researching and finding schools in the Rochdale area is available here:

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