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Brownfield Land Register

In April 2017, the government introduced a requirement for Local Planning Authorities to publish a Brownfield Land Register.

What is the Brownfield Land Register?

The Brownfield Land Register is a list of brownfield land in Rochdale borough which we think may be appropriate for future housing development.

Brownfield land is land that has previously been developed on but is now empty, derelict or has potential for re-development.

The Brownfield Land Register consists of 2 parts:

  • Part 1 - lists all brownfield sites we consider appropriate for future housing developments. The inclusion of a site in part 1 of the register doesn't grant any sort of planning permission and it doesn't mean that planning permission would necessarily be granted on application. 
  • Part 2 - lists brownfield sites from part 1 of the register which we've given permission in principle to. Before moving sites to part 2 of the register, we'll hold a local consultation so we can hear your views on the use of the land before granting permission in principle.

How do we decide what land goes on the Brownfield Land Register?

To be considered suitable to be included on the Brownfield Land Register, sites must be capable of accommodating 5 or more houses or flats or be more than 0.25 hectares in size.

We're also likely to include sites which either have existing planning permission or have been previously identified as being suitable for development within our Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA). The SHLAA is available in the housing section of our evidence base.

How can I request a site be added to the Brownfield Land Register?

Email us to request a site be added to part 1 of our Brownfield Land Register.

In your email include:

  • A plan of the site, clearly showing its boundaries
  • Information about who owns the land
  • Details of any existing or previous planning permissions for the site
Email strategic.planning@rochdale.gov.uk to request a site be added to the register

How can I view Rochdale borough's Brownfield Land Register?

The most recent version of the full register was published in December 2018. We'll continue to update the full register annually.

Rochdale brownfield sites

Site referenceSite name and address ​View the map
​SH 0483​​Site of 53-61 Tweedale Street, Rochdale ​View the map of 53-61 Tweedale Street
​SH 0596​Iversons Building, Drake Street, Rochdale ​View the map of Iversons Building
​SH 0597​High Birch School, Bolton Road, Rochdale ​View the map of high Birch School
​SH 0641​Land at Worcester Street, Stoneyfield, Rochdale ​View the map of land at Worcester Street
​SH 0660​Site of Process Plastics, Norwich Street, Rochdale View the map of site of Process Plastics
​SH 0893​Former Oakenrod School and Land at Bridgefield Street, Rochdale ​View the map of former Oakenrod School and Land at Bridgefield Street
​SH 1016​Dunsterville, Manchester Road, Rochdale ​View the map of Dunsterville
​SH 1019​Exeter Street and Durham Street, Rochdale View the map of Exeter Street and Durham Street
​SH 1062​R/O Dicken Green Ph, off Queensway View the map of R/O Dicken Green Ph
​SH 1159​23 and 25 Drake Street, Rochdale ​View the map of 23 and 25 Drake Street
​SH 1467​Gowers Street, Rochdale View the map of Gowers Street
​SH 1473​Land at Newchurch Street, Rochdale ​View the map of land at Newchurch Street
​SH 1556​Queensway Neighbourhood Centre, Well'I'Th Lane, Rochdale View the map of Queensway Neighbourhood Centre
​SH 1635​West Street Baptist Church, West Street, Rochdale (western part) View the map of West Street Baptist Church
​SH 1715​806-810 Manchester Road, Rochdale OL11 3AW ​View the map of 806-810 Manchester Road
​SH 1717​Conservative Club, Newchurch Street, Rochdale View the map of Conservative Club
​SH 1722​Land at Bridgefold Road, Rochdale View the map of land at Bridgefold Road
​SH 1739​Burnedge Mill, Broad Lane, Rochdale ​View the map of Burnedge Mill
​SH 1745​Land between Lincoln Street and Hare Street, Rochdale View the map of land between Lincoln Street and Hare Street
​SH 1775​Land at Greenbooth Road, Rochdale View the map of land at Greenbooth Road
​SH 1779​201 Shaw Road, Rochdale View the map of 201 Shaw Road
​SH 1780​33-41 Maclure Road, Rochdale OL11 1DN View the map of 33-41 Maclure Road
​SH 1797​Norton Grange Hotel, Manchester Road, Rochdale OL11 2XZView the map of Norton Grange Hotel
​SH 1811​Site of former Sunbank, Shawclough Road, Rochdale ​View the map of site of former Sunbank
​SH 1840​206-208 Drake Street, Rochdale ​View the map of 206-208 Drake Street
​SH 1882​Land at Milnrow Road, Rochdale View the map of land at Milnrow Road
​SH 2036​3 Whitehall Street and 20 Eastgate Street, RochdaleView the map of 3 Whitehall Street and 20 Eastgate Street
​SH 2059​Land adjacent to 167 Spotland Road, Road View the map of land adjacent to 167 Spotland Road
​SH 2064​Wr Anderton and Co, Maltings Lane, RochdaleView the map of Wr Anderton and Co
​SH 2065​Queens Drive Gateway, including Site of Temporary Health Centre, Kirkholt View the map of Queens Drive Gateway
​SH 2071​156-158 Drake Street, Rochdale ​View the map of 156-158 Drake Street
​SH 2077​New Street Works, New Street, RochdaleView the map of New Street Works
​SH 2080​Lomax Transport Services, Trub Farm, Manchester Road, Rochdale ​View the map of Lomax Transport Services
​SH 2131​Former Dexine Rubber Co. Ltd, Spotland Road, Rochdale View the map of Former Dexine Rubber Co. Ltd
​SH 2140​Land between 395 and 421 Edenfield Road, Rochdale ​View the map of land between 395 and 421 Edenfield Road
​SH 2147​Norden Urc Church, Forsyth Street, Rochdale ​View the map of Norden Urc Church
​SH 2198​Land at Rudyard Grove, Friars Crescent, Lilac Road, Kildare Crescent and Balderstone Road, Rochdale View the map of land at Rudyard Grove, Friars Crescent, Lilac Road, Kildare Crescent and Balderstone Road
​SH 2199​Land between 9A and 23 Milkstone Road, Rochdale ​View the map of land between 9A and 23 Milkstone Road
​SH 2216​Site of 25 Homes Street, Rochdale ​View the map of site of 25 Homes Street
​SH 2218​Spread Eagle, 10 Cheetham Street, Rochdale View the map of Spread Eagle
​SH 2219​Townhead Offices, Yorkshire Street, Rochdale ​View the map of Townhead Offices
​SH 2230​Nixon Street, Rochdale ​View the map of Nixon Street
​SH 2234​82-84 Drake Street, Rochdale ​View the map of 82-84 Drake Street
​SH 2238​Dunlop, Royle Road, Castleton, Rochdale View the map of Dunlop
​SH 2239​Riverside Phase 2, John Street, Rochdale ​View the map of Riverside Phase 2
​SH 2240​Central Retail Park, Drake Street, Rochdale ​View the map of Central Retail Park
​SH 2242​Lower Falinge Masterplan Area, Rochdale ​View the map of Lower Falinge Masterplan Area
​SH 2251​Former Kyp, Hamer Lane and Belfield Lane, Rochdale ​View the map of Former Kyp
​SH 2298​1 Drake Street, Rochdale ​View the map of 1 Drake Street
​SH 2302​148 Drake Street, Rochdale ​View the map of 148 Drake Street
​SH 2304​3-11 Grandidge Street, Rochdale ​View the map of 3-11 Grandidge Street
​SH 2327​Gowers Street and Weedon Street, Rochdale ​View the map Gowers Street and Weedon Street
​SH 2332​College Bank Masterplan Area, Rochdale ​View the map of College Bank Masterplan Area


Heywood brownfield sites

Site referenceSite name and address ​View the map
​SH 0613​Rope Works, Brunswick Street, Heywood View the map of Rope Works
​SH 0677​Mutual Mills (1 and 2), Mutual Street, Heywood View the map of Mutual Mills (1 and 2)
​SH 0732​Albert Jagger Ltd, Wesley Street, Heywood View the map of Albert Jagger Ltd
​SH 0911​Bamford Squash, Bamford Road, Heywood View the map of Bamford Squash
​SH 1236​22-26 Bridge Street, Heywood ​View the map of 22-26 Bridge Street
​SH 1397​Land on the corner of Ash Street and Peel Lane, Heywood View the map of land on the corner of Ash Street and Peel Lane
​SH 1755​Angel Meadow Phase 2, Heywood View the map of Angel Meadow Phase 2
​SH 1756​Angel Meadow Phase 1, Heywood ​View the map of Angel Meadow Phase 1
​SH 1955​Former Star Works, Wham Street, Heywood ​View the map of Former Star Works
​SH 2011​Brunswick Hotel, 19 Bridge Street, Heywood ​View the map of Brunswick Hotel
​SH 2100​Land adjacent to 12 Wham Street, Heywood ​View the map of Land adjacent to 12 Wham Street
​SH 2174​78 Peel Lane, Heywood View the map of 78 Peel Lane
​SH 2200​Land bounded by Bethel Street, Earl Street and Taylor Street, Heywood View the map of land bounded by Bethel Street, Earl Street and Taylor Street
​SH 2205​Land rear of 62-82 Bury New Road, Heywood View the map of land rear of 62-82 Bury New Road
​SH 2222​174 Bury Old Road, Heywood View the map of 174 Bury Old Road
​SH 2249​Mutual Mills (3 and 4), Mutual Street, Heywood ​View the map of Mutual Mills (3 and 4)
​SH 2250​Land off Gregge Street, Heywood View the map of land off Gregge Street
​SH 2254​The Sutherland Centre, Sutherland Road, Heywood ​View the map of The Sutherland Centre
​SH 2261​Buxton Street, Heywood View the map of Buxton Street


Middleton brownfield sites

​Site referenceSite name and address ​View the map
​SH 0666​Land off Glen Grove and Wade Street, Middleton Junction, Middleton View the map of land off Glen Grove and Wade Street
​SH 1052​Land off Stainton Drive, Site D, Langley View the map of land off Stainton Drive
​SH 1103​28-32 Rochdale Road, Middleton View the map of land of 28-32 Rochdale Road
​SH 1226​Site of New Jerusalem Church, Manchester Old Road, Middleton View the map of the site of New Jerusalem Church
​SH 1244​613 Manchester Old Road, Middleton ​View the map of 613 Manchester Old Road
​SH 1469​Land at Boothroyden Road and Factory Brow, Middleton View the map of land at Boothroyden Road and Factory Brow
​SH 1528​Land off Fielding Street, Middleton View the map of land off Fielding Street
​SH 1778​Warwick Mill, Oldham Road, Middleton View the map of Warwick Mill
​SH 1793​Kings Arm, Higher Wood Street, Middleton View the map of Kings Arm
​SH 1849​Land to the rear of 64 Rochdale Road, Middleton ​View the map of land to the rear of 64 Rochdale Road
​SH 2066​London House, Middleton View the map of London House
​SH 2110​Land at Kewsick Close, Langley View the map of land at Keswick Close
​SH 2112​Milton Street Family and Children Centre, Milton Street, Middleton ​View the map of Milton Street Family and Children Centre
​SH 2189​Land adjacent to 144 Hollin Lane, Middleton View the map of land adjacent to 144 Hollin Lane
​SH 2244​Land at Newby Drive, Langley View the map of land at Newby Drive
​SH 2264​Former Middleton Citizens Advice Bureau, Milton Street, Middleton View the map of Former Middleton Citizens Advice Bureau
​SH 2271​Land west of Mills Hill Road, Middleton View map of land west of Mills Hill Road
​SH 2326​British Vita Training Centre, Green Street, Middleton ​View map of British Vita Training Centre
​SH 2330​Land at Hilton Fold Lane, British Vita, Middleton View the map of land at Hilton Fold Lane


Pennines brownfield sites

Site referenceSite name and address ​View the map
​SH 0569​Land off Durn Street, Durn, Littleborough View the map of land off Durn Street
​SH 0594​Ealees area of opportunity, Littleborough View the map of Ealees area of opportunity
​SH 0610​New Ladyhouse Mill, off Stone Street, Milnrow ​View the map of New Ladyhouse Mill
​SH 0620​Dale Mill and Arkwright Mill, Rochdale View the map of Dale Mill and Arkwright Mill
​SH 1530​153 Ramsden Road, Rochdale View the map of 153 Ramsden Road
​SH 1550​Former Akzo Nobel Site, Hollingworth Road, Littleborough View the map of Former Akzo Nobel Site
​SH 1881​8-26 Brown Street, Littleborough ​View the map of 8-26 Brown Street
​SH 1962​Booth Hollings Mill, Rakewood Road, Littleborough View the map of Booth Hollings Mill
​SH 2056​Land at junction Calderbrook Road and Hare Hill Road, Littleborough ​View the map of land at junction Calderbrook Road and Hare Hill Road
​SH 2197​Land at Moorhouse Fold, Milnrow ​View the map of land at Moorhouse Fold
​SH 2207​Litho House, Barehill Street, Littleborough ​View the map of Litho House
​SH 2214​Proofings Technology Ltd, Hare Hill Road, Littleborough View the map of Proofings Technology Ltd
​SH 2231​Phoenix Iron Works, Howarth Street, Littleborough View the map of Phoenix Iron Works
​SH 2279​Dale Mill, Dale Street, Milnrow View the map of Dale Mill
​SH 2285​Land adjacent to the Ladybarn, Harbour Lane, Milnrow View the map of land adjacent to the Ladybarn
​SH 2287​Dene Works, Edgar Street, Rochdale View the map of Dene Works
​SH 2289​Honresfeld, Halifax Road, Littleborough ​View the map of Honresfeld
​SH 2292​Dearnley Old Hall, New Road, Littleborough View the map of Dearnley Old Hall
​SH 2293​Sladen Mill, Halifax Road, Littleborough ​View the map of Sladen Mill

Contact

01706 924252

Phone: Monday-Friday 9.15am-5.15pm.

Strategic Planning
Number One Riverside
Smith Street
Rochdale OL16 1XU