Legal and public notices

Rochdale Borough Council publishes legal notices to comply with the legal statutes when carrying out various functions.

Some notices are for information purposes only and other notices may invite objections.

To give you more information about the purpose of a notice, where relevant, we've included a description in the detail within each document.

Rochdale notices

These are the current legal notices for the Rochdale township.

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: Rochdale


Middleton notices

These are the current legal notices for the Middleton township.

Name of order: Application for approval as a venue for civil ceremonies
Deadline for objections: Wednesday, 27 July 2022
Details: Notice is hereby given that Middleton Masonic Club Limited has applied to Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council for a licence granted for civil ceremonies for the premises stated below.
Township: Middleton

Middleton Masonic Hall, Manchester Old Road, Middleton M24 4DY

The application together with a plan of the premises which shows the precise location of the rooms to be used for civil ceremonies will be available for inspection during normal office hours at Rochdale Register Office, Number One Riverside, Smith Street Rochdale OL16 1XU.

Any person wishing to object to grant of approval should write to the Superintendent Registrar at the above address. Any objection must be received in writing within 21 days of the publication of this notice.


Name of order: Middleton Footpath (MidFp49, MidRupp49a, MidRupp50, MidRupp51, MidFp52, MidFp53) Temporary Public Path Closure Order 2022
Start and end of order: 12.01am, Thursday, 6 October 2022–12 midnight, Wednesday, 5 April 2023
Documents: Middleton Footpath - Temporary Public Path Closure Order 2022 documents
Township: Middleton


Heywood notices

There are currently no legal notices for the Heywood township.


Pennines notices

These are the current legal notices for Pennines township.

Name of order: Extension of Littleborough Footpath LitFp198 and part of LitFp191 Temporary Public Path Diversion Order 2022
Start and end of order: 12.01am, Wednesday, 22 June 2022–12 midnight, Thursday, 26 January 2023
Documents: Extension of Littleborough Footpath LitFp198 and LitFp191 Order 2022 documents
Township: Pennines