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, Littleborough and the Pennine villages.
We’re working hard to make Rochdale town centre a better place for shoppers, visitors and businesses.
Places to go
Hollingworth Lake spans 118 acres. It was originally built as the main water source during the 19th century.
Find out where the local markets are, when they’re open and what they offer.
The borough boasts many parks and open spaces. Some have been given the prestigious Green Flag Award.