Digital & Creative

Rochdale is an entrepreneurial town, boasting more business births on average than Greater Manchester or England as a whole. Many of those new businesses operate in the digital and creative sector.

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Why Rochdale ?

Rochdale has access to talent from both sides of the Peninnes. As a location which is easily accessible by public transport, only 15 minutes from Manchester city centre and boasts award winning employers, Rochdale is an attractive location for creatives to work in and develop businesses.

The right property and digital connections

Both start-ups and established businesses in the sector can find the right units to let in Rochdale. The RDA helps companies of all sizes find affordable office and workshop solutions right across the borough. High quality commercial property to rent in Rochdale is currently up to 40% cheaper than other UK locations and less than half the price of London.

Just as importantly, Rochdale has the digital infrastructure to meet the demanding needs of online businesses. Over 98.1% of Rochdale is connected for superfast broadband, compared to the national average of 94.6%. Rates of full fibre connectivity, which can deliver speeds up to 300Mbps, are also significantly higher in Rochdale (8.3%) than the UK average (6.3).

The right support

Businesses in the digital and creative sector benefit from the full support of the RDA, Rochdale’s inward investment agency. We can help you find the right commercial property for your needs, provide a gateway to local services and offer tailored advice and information on everything from training and recruitment to business development.

The right property

Both start-ups and established businesses in the sector can find the right units to let in Rochdale. The RDA helps companies of all sizes find affordable office and workshop solutions right across the borough. High quality commercial property to rent in Rochdale is currently up to 40% cheaper than other UK locations and less than half the price of London.

Digital Skills

The right staff

The RDA works with local education and training providers to make sure businesses in the town have the skills they need to thrive. The town’s Further Education colleges are among the very best not just in the North West, but in the whole country. Together, they teach a range of courses relevant to businesses in the sector, from IT and Computer Science to Creative Media and Graphic Design.

 

Oliver Morton - Director, Perfect

As a UK and Global Leader in Marketing Automation we have chosen to invest in our Littleborough studio.  It’s been a great location for recruiting the best talent from both sides of the Pennines, which has enabled us to attract a growing client base from across the UK and Internationally.

Oliver Morton - Director, Perfect

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