Image: Rochdale awarded Heritage Action Zone status to revive its historic heart

Rochdale awarded Heritage Action Zone status to revive its historic heart

Rochdale town centre could be in line for a grant in the region of £500,000, as Historic England today announced it has been named one of just eight ‘Heritage Action Zones’ across the country. The announcement marks the start of work to revive some of Rochdale town centre’s most important...

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Posted by Aahmed on 6 Dec 2017 at 16:36

Image: Plans in for £6m expansion of Rochdale’s Kingsway Business Park

Plans in for £6m expansion of Rochdale’s Kingsway Business Park

Wilson Bowden has submitted a planning application for the next phase of development at Kingsway Business Park in Rochdale on behalf of the Kingsway Partnership – a joint venture between the Rochdale Development Agency, Rochdale Borough Council, HCA and Wilson Bowden. The application comprises 11 industrial units, ranging in size from 3,000 sq...

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Posted by CBuckley on 28 Nov 2017 at 10:54

Image: New plumbing and bathroom firm hoping to make a splash

New plumbing and bathroom firm hoping to make a splash

A growing company which has set up in Rochdale’s Globe Business Park is hoping to make world of difference to those who need a plumber or new bathroom. The Hudspith family, who have just opened Plumbworks, previously ran SH Gascare, which provided heating engineer and plumbing services. But the...

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Posted by Aahmed on 10 Nov 2017 at 19:35

Image: New council-built units a measure of Rochdale’s business success

New council-built units a measure of Rochdale’s business success

The first of 40 new council-built industrial units have been completed on the Dodgson Street Industrial Estate. The seven brand new units, some of which are already under offer, are designed to boost investment and jobs in Rochdale by helping small companies and sole traders stay in the borough as they...

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Posted by Aahmed on 7 Nov 2017 at 12:23

Image: Rochdale business taking success to another level

Rochdale business taking success to another level

A decision to open a new northern base in Rochdale three years ago has helped a rapidly-rising business reach a new level. In 2014 Liftec Lifts, who manufacture, install and maintain passenger lifts and escalators nationwide branched out and opened their first northern office inside Globe House - managed workspace run...

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Posted by Aahmed on 2 Nov 2017 at 09:45

Image: Rochdale Metal Fabrication company fashions up new base

Rochdale Metal Fabrication company fashions up new base

A Rochdale metal fabrication company which supplies several premier league football clubs has scored bigger premises as part of its goal to expand. Metacol has moved from a unit of just 590 square feet in the Fieldhouse Industrial Estate to a unit more than five times the size on the same...

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Posted by Aahmed on 1 Nov 2017 at 10:12

Image: Council invests to earn £4.5m over the next ten years

Council invests to earn £4.5m over the next ten years

A new investment drive by Rochdale Borough Council is expected to generate almost half a million pounds of additional income every year, as part of continuing efforts to protect core services amid government spending cuts. In March this year, councillors approved up to £30m of borrowing from the government on...

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Posted by Aahmed on 16 Oct 2017 at 12:58

Image: Local company Bells ring in the changes with new indoor market

Local company Bells ring in the changes with new indoor market

Work to transform the former Santander building in Rochdale town centre into a thriving new indoor market, complete with café and fresh food stalls, is under way. Local building firm H Bell and Sons Ltd is busy turning the three-storey property, thought to have been built in the 1920s, into...

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Posted by Aahmed on 16 Oct 2017 at 10:35

Image: Rochdale business woman prepares to open recycling plant

Rochdale business woman prepares to open recycling plant

A NEW plastic recycling plant is set to open in Rochdale, with the aim of reducing the amount of our plastic waste either being sent to landfill or exported to China. Maxine Brown, managing director of MB Recycling Ltd, is in the final stages of opening the plant, after sourcing...

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Posted by Aahmed on 13 Oct 2017 at 09:33

Image: Rochdale car finance company moves up a gear with ambitious expansion

Rochdale car finance company moves up a gear with ambitious expansion

Local car finance company, Marsh, has more than quadrupled its floor space and driven up staff numbers following a council-backed move to the Victorian Crossfield Mill. The company, which works with major car companies like Stonecare, Arnold Clarke and Evans Halshaw, has spent a whopping £1.7m buying and sympathetically renovating...

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Posted by Aahmed on 13 Oct 2017 at 09:30

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