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Legal and public notices

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Rochdale Borough Council publish legal notices to comply with the legal statutes that the council is required to adhere to when carrying out various functions.

Some notices are for information purposes only and other notices may invite objections. To find out more about the purpose of a notice, we have included a description in the detail of the document.

Current legal notices

Township: Rochdale
Name of order: Borough of Rochdale (Site of 206–208 Drake Street, Rochdale, OL16 1PJ) Compulsory Purchase Order 2021
Start of order: Wednesday, 12 January 2022

Township: Rochdale
Name of order: Rochdale Town Centre Public Spaces Protection Extension and Variation Order (PSPO) 2021
Start and end of order: Friday, 23 July 2021–July 2024
Documents: see Public Space Protection Order - Rochdale Town Centre

Township: Heywood
Name of order: (Public Footpath Hey FP72 (part), land at South Heywood, Rochdale) Stopping Up Order 2021
Start of order: Thursday, 27 May 2021

Township: Heywood
Name of order: (Public Footpath Hey FP75 (part), land at South Heywood, Rochdale) Diversion Order 2021
Start of order: Thursday, 27 May 2021

Township: Littleborough
Name of order: Littleborough Footpath LitFp229 Temporary Prohibition of Pedestrians Order
Expected finish: 31 March 2022

Township: Littleborough
Name of order: Littleborough Footpath LitFp198 and part of LitFp191 Temporary Public Path Diversion Order 2022
Start and end of order: 12.01am, Thursday, 27 January 2022–12 midnight, Tuesday, 26 July 2022

Township: Middleton
Name of order: Hopwood Hall College, Rochdale Road, Middleton, M24 6XH notification of intent to apply for a zoo licence under the Zoo Licensing Act 1981
Start of order: 1 December 2021
Documents: contact to make an appointment to view the notification and associated documents.


01706 924739

Phone: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.

Legal Services
Number One Riverside
Smith Street
Rochdale OL16 1XU