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Parking, roads and transport

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Report road problems

Report street lighting, potholes, problems with pavements, manhole covers, spillages and more.


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Pay or appeal parking fines

If you pay within 14 days of it being issued, you'll be able to pay it at the reduced rate of 50%.


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Find a car park

Details of on-street parking and council car parks.


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Plan your journey

Plan your journey on public transport with timetables, routes and ticket price information.


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Roadworks

Find out what roadworks are going on in the borough and if any affect you.


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Bridges and highway structures

Information about bridges and highway structures in the Rochdale borough.


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Apply for a dropped kerb

Planning permission is not usually required. Find details of how to apply including what to consider before applying.


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Proposed permanent restrictions on the highways

View Traffic Regulation Orders to manage traffic.


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Rights of way

Public rights of way are open to everyone. They can be roads, paths or tracks, and can run through towns, countryside or private property.


Apply for a resident parking
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Apply for a resident parking permit

Parking permits ensure residents who don't have access to off street parking can park their vehicles close to their houses.


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Free off-peak travel on buses, trains and trams for older people.


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Blue Badges

If you meet the qualifying criteria, you may be exempt from certain parking regulations.


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Road safety

Report road problems and help us make our roads safer.


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Street naming and numbering

Make a request to rename or number a property or street.


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Dead animal removal

If you find a dead animal in a public area, let us know and we'll arrange to remove it.


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Apply for a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order or for the use of traffic management

Applications should be submitted at least 8 weeks in advance.


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Gritting and winter service

Keep up-to-date with services over the winter period. You can also subscribe to keep up-to-date with the latest changes.


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Changes to council car parks

3 of Rochdale town centre's main car parks closed permanently at midnight on Sunday, 25 February 2018 to enable the construction of our exciting new shopping and leisure development, Rochdale Riverside, to get under way.

3 hours FREE parking

Park free for up to 3 hours in our town centre car parks and all day on Bank Holidays. Check the tariff boards for more details.

Events

Street Eat
26 May 2018
11am-9pm on Saturday, 26 May and Sunday, 27 May 2018. Tasty street food, prepared by the town’s restaurant chefs. Dozens of dishes including Spanish, Italian, English, German and more.
EqualiTeas – Celebrating 90 years of voting equality
20 June 2018
Join us for a special evening, celebrating 90 years since the Representation of the People Act 1928, which gave all men and women over the age of 21 the equal right to vote.
Rochdale Feel Good Festival
18 August 2018
Fabulous FREE entertainment in Rochdale town centre. There will be live music, a quality food court and family entertainment.
Hidden secrets. Visit Rochdale