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Middleton has fantastic leisure opportunities with events frequently taking place at Middleton Arena. The area also has excellent transport links with quick access to Manchester, Bury and Oldham

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Located in the East Middleton area of Rochdale, Alkrington is a neighbourhood of approximately 350 homes, the majority being two and three bedroomed houses and one bedroomed flats.

Local transport is readily available with the nearest train station one mile away at Mills Hill.

Alkrington also has a wide selection of small shops locally, including general provision and speciality shops. Middleton town centre is close by and easily accessed by car or public transport.

Some more about Alkrington:

  • There are 10 primary schools within a mile radius, with a mixture of Church denomination and Community Primary.
  • There are 10 local High schools within a two-mile radius including Middleton Technology School.
  • The local Job Centre is located at Middleton town centre next to the Police station.

Your nearest RBH office which is open to the public is St Albans House, Drake Street, Rochdale, OL16 1UQ. Opening times are Mon, Tue, Thurs, Fri 9am – 5pm. Wednesday 10am – 5pm. Closed Saturday & Sunday.

This neighbourhood is situated on the east side of Middleton Town Centre with good links to Manchester, Rochdale and Oldham. The area containing Baytree consists predominantly of terraced housing.

It’s a short walk to main roads with bus routes and Mills Hill train station is within walking distance.

Baytree also benefits from:

  • A number of primary schools within the neighbourhood
  • Multiple libraries and green areas.
  • Nearby GPs and pharmacies as well as supermarkets all within a mile or two.
  • The Job Centre is located on Oldham Road, Middleton which is the closest service to Baytree.

The nearest RBH office which is open to the public is St Albans House, Drake Street, Rochdale, OL16 1UQ. Opening times are Mon, Tue, Thurs, Fri 9am – 5pm. Wednesday 10am – 5pm. Closed Saturday & Sunday.

 

This neighbourhood is situated on the east side of Middleton Town Centre with good links to Manchester and Rochdale. The majority of the homes in this area are made up of family housing, broadly split between two and three-bedroom family houses.

It’s a short walk to main roads with bus routes and Mills Hill train station is within walking distance.  There is a circular bus route through Boarshaw and there are pockets of shops in the neighbourhood.

Boarshaw also benefits from:

  • An RBH-owned play area and the RBC Community Centre.
  • Multiple primary schools within the neighbourhood and a local Sure Start centre.
  • Nearby GPs and pharmacies as well as supermarkets all within a mile radius.
  • The local Job Centre is located on Oldham Road, Middleton which is approximately one mile away from Boarshaw.

The nearest RBH office which is open to the public is St Albans House, Drake Street, Rochdale, OL16 1UQ. Opening times are Mon, Tue, Thurs, Fri 9am – 5pm. Wednesday 10am – 5pm. Closed Saturday & Sunday.

Cheapside is located in the Middleton district of Rochdale. The neighbourhood consists of approx. 197 homes, the majority of which are flats, houses and maisonettes although there are also sheltered bungalows and flats in the area. 

The nearest railway station is at Mills Hill which is only a mile away and there is a bus station in Middleton Town Centre which is less than a mile away.

Cheapside also benefits from:

  • Jubilee Park that is within walking distance although it does not have a children’s play area.
  • Middleton library that is also a short walk away, along with a children’s indoor play centre.
  • Middleton Town Centre is less than a mile away, where there are a number of retailers including Boots, Wilkinsons and Greggs. There is also a Tesco Extra next to the Town Centre and a Post Office.
  • Nine primary schools within a one-mile radius and three secondary schools. There is also a college within walking distance.
  • The local Job Centre is located at Othen House, 7 Oldham Road, Middleton, M24 1BE and this is a Job Centre Plus.

The nearest RBH office which is open to the public is St Albans House, Drake Street, Rochdale, OL16 1UQ. Opening times are Mon, Tue, Thurs, Fri 9am – 5pm. Wednesday 10am – 5pm. Closed Saturday & Sunday.

Hollin is located in the Middleton area of Rochdale. The neighbourhood consists of approx. 675  homes, with the majority of them being flats and three-bedroom houses, but there are also bungalows and maisonettes available.

Hollin is on a bus route to Rochdale, Heywood, Manchester and Middleton town centre. The nearest train station is at Mills Hill which is 1.3 miles away.

There is a play area off Tintern Road situated next to the Sure Start Centre, which also holds a children’s nursery.

Hollin also benefits from:

  • A number of small shops, including a Co-op within walking distance, and Tesco extra in Middleton Town Centre which is a short bus ride away.
  • The nearby Arndale Centre which is located in the town centre has a number of shops including Boots, Wilkinsons and Greggs.
  • A nearby primary school situated within the neighbourhood and also a school for children with additional needs.
  • Four additional primary schools and two secondary schools within a one-mile radius of the neighbourhood.
  • The local Job Centre is located at Othen House, 7 Oldham Road, Middleton, M24 1BX.

We are also in the process of completing building work on a number of shared ownership homes on Warburton Drive.

The nearest RBH office which is open to the public is St Albans House, Drake Street, Rochdale, OL16 1UQ. Opening times are Mon, Tue, Thurs, Fri 9am – 5pm. Wednesday 10am – 5pm. Closed Saturday & Sunday.

Rhodes is located in the South Middleton area of Rochdale. The neighbourhood consists of approx. 150 homes that are made up of two-three bedroomed family houses and one-bedroomed flats. 

Located close to motorway networks and the Manchester border, Middleton town centre is a few minutes drive away and a 15-minute walk.

Rhodes also benefits from:

  • Middleton Golf Course which is situated on the edge of Rhodes and Alkrington Woods that offers a pleasant walk through nature, Heaton Park is also a short walk away.
  • Rhodes has a small selection of shops and amenities locally including general stores, specialist shops and hairdresser/beauty parlours.
  • Middleton Town centre is close by with a large array of shops and bars/restaurants.
  • Ten primary schools within a one-mile radius including Church and Community schools.
  • Ten high schools within a three-mile radius, including Middleton Technology School.
  • The local Job Centre is located in Middleton town centre next to the Tesco supermarket.

The nearest RBH office which is open to the public is St Albans House, Drake Street, Rochdale, OL16 1UQ. Opening times are Mon, Tue, Thurs, Fri 9am – 5pm. Wednesday 10am – 5pm. Closed Saturday & Sunday.

Wood Street is located in the Middleton area of Rochdale. The neighbourhood consists of approx. 397 homes with the majority of them being one-bedroomed flats and three-bedroomed houses, although there are also bungalows and sheltered flats in the area. 

Wood Street is located adjacent to Middleton town centre where there is a bus station, with bus routes to Manchester, Rochdale, Bury, Heywood and Oldham. The nearest train station is based at Mills Hill which is 1.2 miles away.

Wood Street also benefits from:

  • A Tesco Extra within walking distance, two Aldi stores and Middleton Arndale which houses a number of shops and the Health Centre.
  • Eight primary schools within walking distance, the closest being Parkfield primary.
  • A nearby secondary school called Middleton Technology School.
  • Middleton Health Centre, the nearby GP. There are also seven other GPs within a one-mile radius.
  • The local Job Centre is located at Othen House, 7 Oldham Road, Middleton, M24 1BX.

The nearest RBH office which is open to the public is St Albans House, Drake Street, Rochdale, OL16 1UQ. Opening times are Mon, Tue, Thurs, Fri 9am – 5pm. Wednesday 10am – 5pm. Closed Saturday & Sunday.

The name Middleton first appears in 1194, and derives from the Old English middel-tūn, meaning middle farm or settlement.

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