Butterworth Jewellers Blue Plaque

Butterworth Jewellers Blue Plaque

Butterworth Jewellers Blue Plaque Butterworth Jewellers 1896 Since 1903, this property has been occupied by Butterworth Jewellers, which is the longest established family-run business within the town centre. 14 Drake Street, Rochdale Lisa Lee My Dad bought my nurses buckle from that jewellers when I qualified in 1991 Angeline Teale Butterworths jewellers, my grandmother, took…

Kenion Street Blue Plaque

Kenion Street Music Building Blue Plaque

Kenion Street Music Building Blue Plaque Kenion Street Music Building, Cargo Studios (first floor) 1977-84 Tractor Music (ground floor) 1977-83 Suite 16 Studios 1984-2001(both floors) From 1977 onwards this building saw an endless stream of bands from Manchester, Liverpool and from all over the British Isles, pass through its doorways as it became the place for groups…

Champness Hall Blue Plaque

Champness Hall Blue Plaque Champness Hall Opened 8th September 1925 This hall bears the name of Thomas Champness (1832-1905), a Methodist minister and pioneer in lay training and community projects. His friend, Charles Heap J.P. founded the ‘Rochdale Mission’ which was housed in this building, so named in commemoration of Champness. Regular worship sessions were held in…