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Rochdale Town Hall

Town Hall The Esplanade, Rochdale OL16 1AZ, England
+44 1706 924797
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fill tour Dec 2017

i were invited to join friends a full tour of this buiding, the tour lasted about 2hours. and were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pjdownes33
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Bury, United Kingdom
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We had a small wedding breakfast hosted in Committee Room 3 (not a romantic name, but the room was... read more

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Rochdale's fabulous Grade-I Victorian Gothic town hall is renowned worldwide for its unique and detailed architecture. The building was opened on 27th September 1871 by George Leach Ashworth, then Mayor of Rochdale at a cost of around £150,000. Full tours take place on the first Monday of each month at 2.15pm and last about 2 hours. Short tours take place every Wednesday at 2.15pm and lasts 1 hour.
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Town Hall The Esplanade, Rochdale OL16 1AZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

i were invited to join friends a full tour of this buiding, the tour lasted about 2hours. and were very pleased indeed to have been included. The Town Hall is a magnificent building in beautiful order, and with magniificent stained glass windows our guide( Rodger)...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a small wedding breakfast hosted in Committee Room 3 (not a romantic name, but the room was the Mayor’s Private Dining Room). Us & our 15 guests were so well looked after. The food & wine was outstanding and it was a delicious,...More

Thank JulesT-001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First visit to Rochdale and the town hall is the crowning glory. This is a super building both inside and out. A great gothic building which a magnificent interior.

Thank IAN O
charlotte P, Manager at Rochdale Town Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Ian, Thank you for your lovely feedback! We hope to see you again very soon. Best Wishes Rochdale Town Hall

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for my birthday treat and was pleasantly surprised at how lovely the setting was and how good the food was. Would definitely recommend.

Thank keira103
charlotte P, Manager at Rochdale Town Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your kinds words and the time you took to share them with us. It is great to hear, that you have enjoyed your birthday treat with us.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were invited to join friends on a group booking for this tour and were very pleased indeed to have been included. The Town Hall is a magnificent building in beautiful order and our guide was a mine of fascinating facts and anecdotes. The tour...More

Thank geldern
charlotte P, Manager at Rochdale Town Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your kinds words and the time you took to share them with us. It is great to hear, that you enjoyed the group tour and your visit to the Clock Tower Dining Room. We hope to see you again very soon.

Reviewed 2 November 2017

I am a Rochdale resident, and although I was aware of the Town Hall as a historic building, it was only when my daughter got married there three years ago and I saw some of the interior that I learned what a fabulous building this...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 25 October 2017

My Home Town's Architectural Centrepiece, a splendid Victorian Construction, is interesting enough even without a guided tour, but if you do take the opportunity to go on one, it is a real eye-opener. The Local Town Hall, sited on the grandly named 'Esplanade', is quite...More

Thank APCMann
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Im not sure if they do tours but from the outside this building is a nfantastic example of neo- gothic architecture and the areas around are beautifully kept and well landscaped, I cant say the same for the rest of Rochdale which is run down...More

Thank landymanManchester
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We had a very interesting tour of the town hall including the council chamber, mayoral lounge, etc. Afterwards we had a delightful lunch in the restaurant.

Thank Charnocktraveller
Reviewed 19 September 2017

This building makes a serious statement - it is very impressive. The Victorians really knew how to design and construct fantastic buildings on a grand scale. take a moment to focus on the stone work, its really impressive.

Thank Patrick H
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kaydutton
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Response from LukeSettle | Property representative |
Hello Kay, The best place to get information is rochdale.gov.uk/townhall. The cafe menu and opening times are under the 'Dine' section. Thank you.
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