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Number One Riverside

​​​​​​​​​Services available

​​​Number One Riverside​Number One Riverside is a multi use public building which consolidates numerous council buildings into one.

The building includes:

Training and Conference centre

Book a room at Number One Riverside and hold your next meeting here.

Help and advice from other organisations

Help and advice is available from many of our partner organisations, either drop in or book your place.

Partner organisation​ When​​ Room Drop-in or book​ a place Contact
Adoption Support Group Last Monday of the month, 9.30am - 12.30pm G11 Book Rachel Kenyon 01706 922300
Army careers Thursday 11am - 3pm Front foyer Drop-in Army careers
RAF careers Thursday 11am - 3pm Front foyer Drop-in RAF careers
Big Life Centres/Pathways Monday 9am - 5pm G04 Book Irene Price 07580 876569
Big Life Centres/Pathways Monday 4pm - 6.30pm G04 Book Julie Amos
Big Life Centres/Pathways Tuesday 9am - 1pm To be confirmed Book Irene Price 07580 876569
British Legion Thursday 10am -12noon Front foyer Drop-in Caen Matthews
Citizens Advice Bureau Monday - Friday G01 Book 0344 488 9622
Citizens Advice Bureau Mortgage Rescue Team Wednesday 2pm - 4pm G01 Book 0344 488 9622
Deaf Society Friday 10am - 1pm G11 Drop-in Tracey Little
Duke of Edinburgh Monday 5.30pm - 7.30pm Waiting area Drop-in Diane Higgins
Epilepsy support group Third Monday of the month 6pm - 7.15pm G11 Drop-in Les O’Shea, Rochdale Oldham Bury Epilepsy Society (ROBES)
Fidgits computer course Wednesday 10.30am - 12.30pm G11 Book Kate Spencer 01706 925939/0779 421 0851
Nicola Keogh 01706 926674
HealthWatch Team 28th day of the month Table in the foyer Drop-in Jacqueline Bestley 0170 624 9575​
Help with debt Wednesday 9am - 5pm G05 Book Kate Spencer 01706 925939/0779 421 0851
Nicola Keogh 01706 926674
Homeless Team (Housing Options RBH) Monday to Friday, 1pm - 3.30pm G03 Book
Hyper Mobility Group First Monday of the month, 1pm - 3pm G11 Drop-in Catherine Eves
Jelly sessions Second Thursday of the month, 10am - 1pm G11 Drop-in Ruth Pringle 0778 615 6247
Land Charges Team Monday to Friday Desk 01 Book Margo Booth 01706 924825
Learn My Way, basic computer course Wednesday, 2pm - 3pm and 3pm - 4pm Library computers Book Library desk
Licensing Team Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 9am-11am and 2pm-4pm.
Friday, 9am-11a​m
G06 Drop-in Sheila Lord 01706 924 953
Macular Degeneration Third Monday of the month, 1pm - 3pm G11 Drop-in Catherine Eves
Manchester Credit Union Tuesday 1.30pm - 4pm Thursday and Friday 9am - 4pm G13 Drop-in 0161 231 5222
Zatoon Ahmad 0772 067 7895
NHS Smoking Cessation Friday 9am - 1pm G05 Book Juliet Whalen
​Rochdale Boroughwide Housing Monday, Thursday and Friday, 9am - 1pm G03, desk 3 and 4 Book 0800 027 7769 or 01706 274100
Contacts: Alison Gregory/Julian Sandham
Self help services Online e-therapy Monday 3pm - 7pm G10/G12 Maskew Pod Book Fatima Bibi 0161 226 3871 or 0794 611 4307
Shelter Monday, Thursday and Friday
10am - 2pm
G12 Book Michelle Monaghan 0344 515 1850, 07961 889568
Skills and work solutions Monday and Tuesday, 9am - 5pm Library desk Drop-in Nasim Akhtar 07912 773836,  
St Vincent's Housing As​sociation   No specific room Drop-in Laura Townson 0161 772 2130 or 0796 772 3355
Talking Book Group First Thursday of the month, 2pm - 3pm G11 Drop-in joanne​​​
Victim Support   Interview room Book Karen Brumskill 0161 856 5810
Wheatsheaf Reading Group Third Tuesday of the month, 12.30pm - 3pm G11 Drop-in Brenda Hance
Word weavers creative writing group Second and fourth Monday of the month, 5.30pm - 7.30pm G11 Drop-in Joanne​
Your Voice Advocacy Tuesday and Wednesday, 12.30pm - 5pm G11​​ Book Tracy Hudson Project Coordinator 07867 459340
Moni Noszkay Lead Generic Advocate 07867 459346

How to find us

​Number One Riverside is close to the town centre and Rochdale Interchange, with parking in nearby council car pa​rks. Or you can plan your journey using ​public transport.


Number One Riverside has won a number of awards and accolades which can be found on the council awards page.


Number One Riverside
Smith Street
Rochdale OL16 1XU

Ring or email us

Opening times

  • Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm.
  • Saturday 9.30am - 5pm (Library only).​