New homes in Rochdale

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Rochdale is a market town located north east of Manchester in the South Pennine foothills. With a population of around 90,000, new houses in Rochdale provide residents with an easy commute into Manchester, as well as neighbouring towns Bolton and Huddersfield.

Places of interest

Rochdale has a number of impressive buildings, most notably the Town Hall which is a great example of Gothic Revival Architecture.

The town is not far from lovely parkland and countryside - including Tandle Hill Country Park, Daisy Nook Country Park and Heaton Park, which hosts the annual Parklife music festival. The Peak District National Park is just a short journey away.

Spotland Stadium hosts Rochdale AFC, the town’s League One football team. Rugby League is represented by the Rochdale Hornets, also at Spotland Stadium.

There are a number of golf courses in the areas surrounding Rochdale, including Rochdale Golf Club and Marland Golf Course.

Educational facilities

At primary level, schools rated Outstanding by Ofsted include St. Michael’s Church of England Primary School, Caldershaw Primary School and Whittaker Moss Primary School. The nearest Outstanding secondary school is Hollingworth Academy.

Rochdale is also close to Manchester’s many universities, including Manchester Metropolitan, the University of Manchester and the University of Salford. 

Transport links

Rochdale is in Greater Manchester, around 10 miles from the city centre. It is served by the Metrolink, a light rail system that offers easy access into the city centre and further south to Cheshire. A journey from Rochdale to Manchester Victoria, using the Metrolink, takes 45 minutes.

Rochdale Railway Station is a mile south of the town centre and has good links to Manchester, Leeds, Bradford and Halifax. Trains into Manchester take around 20 minutes, which is a better way to get into the city than car, which can take anywhere between 30 and 50 minutes depending on traffic.

The M62 is the nearest motorway, reached via the A627(M). A journey to Liverpool takes around one hour by car via the M62, and Leeds is 40 – 50 minutes along the M62 in the opposite easterly direction. Sheffield is an hour and 30 minutes away by car or train.

Rochdale has frequent bus links into Manchester. The nearest airport is Manchester Airport to the south of the city, taking half an hour by car and just over an hour by public transport to reach.

Hewenden Ridge, Cullingworth

Hewenden Ridge, Cullingworth

Manywells Crescent, Cullingworth, BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE, BD13 5DX

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £247,995 to £399,995
Monk's Cross

Monk's Cross

Mitton Road, Whalley, CLITHEROE, LANCASHIRE, BB7 9RX

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £299,995 to £499,995
Stanneylands

Stanneylands

Little Stanneylands, Wilmslow, WILMSLOW, CHESHIRE, SK9 4ER

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £534,500 to £749,500
Bollin Park

Bollin Park

Adlington Road, Wilmslow, WILMSLOW, CHESHIRE, SK9 2BJ

  • 5 bedroom homes
  • £949,500 to £1,224,000
Emmet's Reach, Birkenshaw

Emmet's Reach, Birkenshaw

Heathfield Lane, Birkenshaw, BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE, BD11 2HW

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £259,995 to £449,995
The Paddocks, Skelmanthorpe

The Paddocks, Skelmanthorpe

Commercial Road, Skelmanthorpe, HUDDERSFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE, HD8 9DS

Chapel Lea, Flockton

Chapel Lea, Flockton

Barnsley Road, Flockton, WAKEFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE, WF4 4AA

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £222,995 to £374,995
Galloway Grange

Galloway Grange

Dixon Drive, Chelford, MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE, SK11 9AX

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £294,995 to £599,995
Richmond Place

Richmond Place

Moran Drive, Great Sankey, WARRINGTON, WA5 8HD

Lightfoot Meadows

Lightfoot Meadows

Lightfoot Lane, Preston, PRESTON, LANCASHIRE, PR4 0AH

  • 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £96,000 to £339,995
Lea View

Lea View

Village Street, Sandymoor, RUNCORN, HALTON, WA7 1XF

Winnington Village

Winnington Village

Western Way, Northwich, NORTHWICH, CHESHIRE, CW8 4EE

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £77,497 to £349,995
Castle Vale, Pilley

Castle Vale, Pilley

New Road, Tankersley, BARNSLEY, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, S75 3BQ

  • 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £324,995 to £444,995
Bodington Manor, Adel

Bodington Manor, Adel

Adel Lane, Adel, LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE, LS16 8FY

  • 5 bedroom homes
  • From £629,995
Black Firs Park

Black Firs Park

Black Firs Lane, Congleton, CONGLETON, CHESHIRE, CW12 4QQ

  • 2, 4 and 5 bedroom homes
  • £136,495 to £549,995