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Rochdale Town Hall

Type:Historic Site

The Esplanade, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL16 1AB

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Rochdale Town Hall

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Rochdale Town Hall is widely regarded as one of the finest Victorian town halls in Britain. It was completed in 1871 at a cost of £155,000. The Grand Staircase, the magnificent Great Hall, frescos, stained glass, statuary, ceramics and paintings all add to the grandeur of an exuberant expression of civic pride.

Short tours are every Wednesday with a 2.15pm start, £2.95 per person.

Full tours are on the first Monday of the month excluding bank holidays. 2.15pm start, £4.95 per person.

Private tours are available.

Groups of 5 people or more can enjoy our full, expertly guided tour with the chance to ask any questions you may have.

Perfect for friends, colleagues or on a special occasion. Available Monday to Friday, 9am–3pm. £8.50 per person.

Please book at least 24 hours in advance, call 01706 924797.


Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Full tour (first Monday of the month, excluding bank holidays), 2.15pm start£7.50 per ticket
Short tour (every Wednesday), 2.15pm start£4.50 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.



  • Out of Hours Visits


  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • On-Site café/restaurant

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children

Imported Facilities

  • Children's rates
  • Open All Year
  • Senior citizen rates

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • Booking essential
  • Special group rates

Provider Facilities

  • Event Venue
  • Public telephone
  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Map & Directions

Road Directions

2 miles from M62, Junction 20. Follow the signs for Rochdale town centre.

Public Transport Directions

Within walking distance of Rochdale bus and train stations.

Opening times

2019 opening (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* Guided tour last Friday in the month at 2.15pm (other days/times by arrangement).

Sun: Closed
Mon: Tours by appointment
Tue: Tours by appointment
Wed: Tours by appointment
Thu: Tours by appointment
Fri: 9am-5.30pm Tour starts 2.15pm(2 hours)
Sat: Closed

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