Moving in

About the borough

  • An old busy street scene of Rochdale town centre.

    History of the borough

    Rochdale's history can be traced right back to the Doomsday Book in 1086.

  • Artist impression of new  build flats.

    Improving the borough

    We’re working hard to make Rochdale borough a better place for shoppers, visitors and businesses.

  • Fountain at Queens Park.

    Parks and gardens

    The borough boasts many parks and open spaces. Some have been given the prestigious Green Flag Award.

Decision making

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    Policies, strategies and reviews

    We use policy and strategy documents to guide our decisions. We also use them to develop and run our services fairly and consistently.

  • Councillor's committees

    Councillors and committees

    Councillors are responsible for agreeing provision of services and how the council's money is spent.