About the borough
Rochdale's history can be traced right back to the Doomsday Book in 1086. Learn some fascinating information about the rich heritage of Rochdale, Heywood, Middleton, Loughborough and the Pennine villages.
View information about Blue Plaques, conservation areas, war memorials, listed buildings, and more.
We're working hard to make the borough a better place for residents, visitors and businesses.
Places to go
Hollingworth Lake spans 118 acres. It was originally built as the main water source during the 19th century.
See what markets are held in the borough of Rochdale and when they're open.
The borough boasts many parks and open spaces. Some have been given the prestigious Green Flag Award.