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Meeting and conference rooms, Rochdale Town Hall

Meeting in the Great Hall

Blending awe-inspiring surroundings, practical facilities and an easily accessible location, Rochdale Town Hall is sure to set the scene for a business meeting nobody will forget.

We are proud to offer a tailored service and a space that will both cater to your requirements and consistently exceed your expectations.

Follow in the footsteps of stars such as Dame Gracie Fields and Simon Weston OBE by making your presentation from the stage in our Great Hall - perfect for conferences and dinner dances alike. Bookings in the Great Hall can benefit from fantastic acoustics, great sightlines and an unrivalled atmosphere as well as free, exclusive use of the Zodiac Bar, providing a second space for you and your guests to relax and enjoy a drink.

Book a room

To book a room and your catering, if required, simply download and complete the form below and return it to

Alternatively, if you would like more information or to discuss options call the events team on 01706 924797.​​​

Booking form for meeting rooms and catering (490​kb pdf)​


A wide range of facilities are available, this includes:

  • Free WiFi
  • Audio-Visual equipment
  • Disabled Access
  • Use of Zodiac Bar for FREE with hire of the Great Hall. Zodiac Bar can be hired at an additional charge for all other rooms.

Room capacities

Meeting room layouts available (232kb pdf) - all our rooms can be arranged in a number of ways to best suit your requirements. 

 U shapeBoardroomTheatreCabaretClassroom
Committee room 1 or 22028504024
Committee room 1 and 240561008048
Committee room 3-16---
**Council chamber6010---
Reception Room40501008036
Great Hall--400350-

**The council chamber includes 60 seats in a parliament style u-shape, with a large table for 10 in the centre. Use of the viewing balcony can also be requested.


All prices are inclusive of VAT. Day rate includes use of the room for a maximum of 9 hours, further hours available at extra charge. Additional charges may apply on bank holidays.

Discounts may be available for charity or educational events or when booked in conjunction with catering.

 RoomMonday - Friday 9am-5pm​Monday - Friday 5pm-9am​Weekend any time​Half day (9am-12.30pm or 1.30pm-5pm)​Full day 9am-5pm​Week (Monday-Friday 9am-5pm)
Committee Room 1 or 2£52.50 an hour​£63 an hour​£105 an hour​£189​£336​£1,470
Committee Room 1 and 2£84 an hour​£100 an hour​£168 an hour​£302 ​£538​£2,352
Committee Room 3£75 an hour​£90 an hour​£150 an hour​£270 ​£480​£2,100
Committee Room 4​£60 an hour​£72 an hour​£120 an hour​£216​£384​£1,680
Council Chamber£100 an hour​£120 an hour​£200 an hour​£360​£640​£2,800
Reception Room£90 an hour​£108 an hour​£180 an hour​£324​£576​£2,520
Great Hall£175 an hour​£210 an hour​£350 an hour​£630​£1,120​£4,900
Zodiac Bar​£60 an hour​£72 an hour​£120 an hour​£216​£384​£1,680
All accommodation​-​-​£3,000 for Saturday night. £3, 500 for Sunday night.​-​-​£2,500 a night

Catering options and prices

Enjoy full-service in house catering for meetings and events of almost any size.

We understand the importance of making a good impression for your guests and clients as well as keeping them fuelled up for success throughout the day. Our in-house catering options include breakfast, coffee breaks, lunch, dinners and buffets.


01706 924797

Phone: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.

Rochdale Town Hall
The Esplanade
Rochdale OL16 1AB

Guide to accessing Rochdale Town Hall

Town Hall opening times
Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

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Rochdale Town Hall tours
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Every Thursday

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