Have your say about how to shape the future of Rochdale

Whether you live, work or travel in Rochdale Borough, we encourage you to have your say. Here you can find and participate in consultations that we run. The council will take your views into consideration when we make important decisions.

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Browse the open activities below to find out more and have your say on what is happening in the borough.

Proposal to update the Rochdale Local Plan 2024

Under Regulation 18 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning)(England) Regulations 2012, notice is hereby given that Rochdale Council is proposing to update its Local Plan which will form part of the Development Plan for Rochdale. What is a Local Plan? The updated Local Plan will replace the current Local Plan (Rochdale Adopted Core Strategy) which was adopted in 2016. It will set out a range of planning policies that will seek to sustainably manage...

Proposal for a Nursery Provision at St. Luke’s Church of England Primary School

The proposal is for the addition of a 26 FTE nursery class for 3-4 year olds at St. Luke’s CE Primary School, with effect from 1st September 2025. Maintained nursery settings are based on school sites. They offer teacher-supported learning through play - based around the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum for 3-4-year-olds prior to their entry into school. This proposal presents an exciting opportunity to offer high-quality education to 3-4 year olds. From September...

Forthcoming Consultations

  • Licensing Service: Gambling Licensing Policy Statement 2025-2028

    The Council is reviewing its Gambling Licensing Policy Statement under Section 349 of the Gambling Act 2005. Our Statement of Gambling Policy is a document we must produce by law. It sets out our approach to gambling licensing in the Borough of Rochdale. It gives...

    Opens 22 July 2024

Closed Activities

Below you can find some of the previous activities we have run which are now closed. We're working to update these pages with information on the feedback you gave us and the next steps we're taking to make a difference.

St Mary’s Gate Road Safety Scheme

Rochdale Council proposes to build a new pedestrian and cycle crossing across St Mary’s Gate with its junction at Redcross Street. The project is funded by the Government’s Towns Fund and is estimated to cost around £2million. This location currently has a lot of pedestrians trying to cross a busy 5 lane dual carriageway road and this crossing point will allow people to cross the road in a more safe way. Whilst there will be disruption during construction, this new crossing...

Proposed Rochdale Town Centre Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) Variation and Extension 2024

Please complete the following survey to give your views about the proposed variation and extension to the Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) in Rochdale Town Centre as shown in the public areas on the PSPO restricted area map. Before you start Please open the ‘PSPO Restricted Area Map’ which you’ll find in the below as this will guide you in answering some of the questions. More information You...

Climate Change Business Survey

We would like to hear from businesses about how you are responding to the climate emergency. The information you provide in this survey will help us to support businesses be more sustainable. At the end of the survey there will be a list of resources to help your business including: sustainability and where to start, how to save money, funding opportunities and events. Thank you for taking the time to fill this out – it will take approximately 20 minutes. ...