Some fantastic Bridges In Heywood photos from Harold Howarth
Black Box Rochdale is being taken down floor by floor at the moment and little is known about what will fill the void. Here are a few images from when it was under construction.
Rochdale Flats or The Seven Sisters during construction can be seen in this old grainy video clip.
General Post Office Rochdale, built by R&T Howarth in 1926. Photographed in November 1971.
The communal back yard, so common in the terraced houses off Spotland Road. I think that’s an outside “lavvy”!
Ash Cans or Dustbins? You decide…
This year is the Rochdale Pioneers celebrates the 170th anniversary. Find out all about the 28 original Pioneers, create a Pioneer peg doll, dress up as a Victorian Pioneer outfit and have a great day out.
Using recyclable materials, you will create a co-op design using the art of mosaic. Take inspiration from the objects around the museum and have a great day out to keep the kids learning in a fun way.
I was lucky enough to have a sneak preview of the inside of St Edmunds Church, Falinge, Rochdale. Here is a short clip.
This was a poster which was posted around Heywood on Jan 17th 1846….
The Great Hudson Street Fire The Great Hudson Street Fire was quite an event. Scores of people watched 50 firemen from Rochdale, Oldham, Bury, Heywood and Littleborough fight a spectacular fire in Hudson Street on Tuesday night, the 21st, at the premises of Rochdale Motor Panel and Engineering Limited. Within minutes of the outbreak being…
Discover Middleton Guided Walk will take you through the heart of old Middleton, revealing the great, good and gruesome.