Space to work

Space to work

Investment, development and regeneration have all helped make Rochdale the new employment hub of the North West. Covering a total of 65 square miles, the borough has a range of development sites and business parks as well as high quality managed office and workshop accommodation.

A first-class location for business growth and employment, Rochdale borough has a large, highly cost-effective labour resource – with an estimated workforce of 750,000 people all within an hour’s drive.

Factor in the recently completed Oldham and Rochdale arm of the Metrolink and Rochdale also enjoys enviable commuter access to the wider Greater Manchester area and its workforce of 1.2 million.

Small wonder that right across Rochdale borough, investor confidence is high.

  • Almost 7,000 businesses, employing more than 74,000 people in the region
  • Blue chip names include ASDA/Wincanton, JD Sports, Camfil Farr and McBride
  • A working population of 145,000
  • An estimated workforce of 750,000 living within an hour’s drive
  • A workforce of 1.2 million across Greater Manchester

A place for recruiting

A place for recruiting

A first-class location for business growth and employment, Rochdale borough has a large, highly cost-effective labour resource – with an estimated workforce of 750,000 people all within an hour’s drive.

Factor in the recently completed Oldham and Rochdale arm of the Metrolink and Rochdale also enjoys enviable commuter access to the wider Greater Manchester area and its workforce of 1.2 million.