Family-owned Dairy Company’s Free-Range Pilot Program Yields Success
The first dairy company to launch free-range yoghurt in the UK, Lancashire Farm Dairies, has revealed the results from the pilot program.
The Rochdale-based company piloted the program in spring 2017, committing to only using free-range milk in every yogurt pot. After careful consideration of the welfare of the cows and...
Posted on 5 Aug 2019
Hollywood Bowl Group signs lease to bring Puttstars to Rochdale Riverside
Rochdale’s new leisure and retail complex, Rochdale Riverside, has scored another occupier, with Hollywood Bowl Group signing a deal to bring its new indoor mini golf concept, Puttstars, to the scheme.
The deal will see the leisure brand open a 20,000 square foot unit in the development, which will feature...
Posted on 1 Aug 2019
Kingsway Logic welcomes Commercial Blinds and Glazing as first tenant
Kingsway Business Park today confirmed Commercial Blinds and Glazing as the first tenant at Logic, an exciting new development of 11 self-contained units ranging in size from 3,000 to 15,500 sq ft.
Commercial Blinds and Glazing is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of high quality blinds and glazing solutions...
Posted on 16 Jul 2019
Work completes on Logic, the latest phase at Kingsway Business Park
Work has completed on the construction of Logic, the latest phase of Kingsway Business Park in Rochdale. Comprising 11 new self-contained units, Logic offers high quality industrial accommodation from 3,090 sq ft to 16,185 sq ft with quoting rental levels from £7.50 per sq ft. The retained agents, Jones Lang LaSalle, BC Real Estate...
Posted on 27 Jun 2019
Is this the UK’s Greenest Manufacturer ?
Photo © Richard Hagan, managing director, Crystal Doors, with his electric Nissan Leaf car
Richard Hagan has already spent more than £1m on energy-saving technology in his manufacturing factory in Rochdale but now he’s refusing to fly to overseas trade shows to reduce his carbon footprint.
The man thought to be one of the UK’s greenest manufacturers has banned himself from flying...
Posted on 18 Jun 2019
H&M signs up to Rochdale Riverside development
Global retail giant H&M will be coming to Rochdale for the first time after a deal was struck to bring it to Rochdale’s new £80m retail and leisure development, Rochdale Riverside.
The Swedish multinational retail giant will occupy a circa 22,500 sq ft unit across two floors within the...
Posted on 28 May 2019
A major grant has been awarded to revive the buildings in Rochdale’s historic heart
Photo © Rochdale Online
Almost £800,000 of grants to repair historic buildings in one of Rochdale’s most well-known streets have been made available as the Heritage Action Zone (HAZ) project takes another step forward.
The £779,000 cash injection, a mixture of Historic England and council funding, will be used to target 12 properties along Lower Drake...
Posted on 25 May 2019
Artisan Market is a huge success
Rochdale’s first ever Artisan Market has been praised by businesses across Rochdale town centre, who saw customer numbers surge on the back of the event.
The Market Company event, which is supported by the council and Rochdale Development Agency (RDA), welcomed 6,000 visitors, who enjoyed treats like paella, Thai street...
Posted on 17 Apr 2019