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8th February 2017

You can help to make Rochdale a better place

Rochdale Town Hall, known widely as “one of the finest municipal buildings in the Country”, is currently undergoing a major facelift – work is currently under way as part of a £22M contract.

Rochdale Development Agency have just put a bid in to the Lottery Fund for £15M to assist with the costs of this development.

One crucial part of this project is the restoration of the ceiling panels in the great hall – the finished article will bring this fantastic room back to it’s former glory. The great hall hosts a number of events including an annual real ale festival, the Rochdale Business Awards and a raft of weddings.

An opportunity has arisen for local (or not local) businesses to help with the costs of the ceiling restoration of which the total cost is estimated at £1/2M – there are 330 ceiling panels and the Magna Carta mural.

Recruitment Solutions (NW) Ltd was the first business to take part in this venture by agreeing to pay £1,000 which will clean 1 ceiling panel.

This picture shows exactly what difference it will make when restored.

If you would like to get involved in this project and help to pay towards the cost please get in touch with Rochdale Development Agency. Contact details are as follows;

Jonathan Hindle

Rochdale Town Hall Restoration & Revival Project Lead – Rochdale Development Agency
Number One Riverside, Smith Street, Rochdale, OL16 1XU
T: 01706 927040