Highways

Road closures in place for the Feel Good Festival 2016

·         The Esplanade & Front Town Hall car park closed Thursday 18th – Sunday 21st August

·         Between the hours 10am -6pm Friday 19th & 10am Saturday 20th until Sunday 21st August closures in place: Packer St, Newgate, South Parade and The Butts

·         Between the hours of 10am Saturday – 6pm Sunday 21st August the following closures will be in place: Packer St, Nelson St, Fleece St, Town Hall Square


Monday 21 September to Friday 30 October 2015: As part of the River re-opening works there is a need to close the bottom of Yorkshire Street (at the junction with the Esplanade/South Parade) to traffic for up to 6 weeks from Monday 21 September to Friday 30 October 2015.  The closure is marked in green on the map belowDuring the closure,  Baillie Street will be made two way to enable deliveries and service vehicles to access properties in the affected area via South Parade and Constantine Road and then into Baillie Street behind the Regal Moon pub. Yorkshire Street is currently only accessible between 6pm and 10am and this will continue to be the case for the duration of the closure (i.e. there will be no access to Yorkshire Street and Baillie Street between 10am and 6pm Monday-Friday).

The transformation of Rochdale town centre includes plans to reduce through traffic and make the town centre more pedestrian & cycle friendly. New highway schemes are proposed:
a) Smith Street - buses only between Milton Street and Drake Street - from November 2013
b) Lower Drake Street - buses only uphill between Smith Street and Water Street - from November 2013
c) Baillie Street East - closed to through traffic outside the Wheatsheaf Centre /Telegraph House - from 28th October 2013
d) Constantine Road - changed to two-way traffic - Summer 2013
e) A new cul-de-sac turnaround area on River Street and Faulkner Street - Complete November 2014
f) Smith Street Crossing - new pedestrian crossing - July 2014
g) Removal of the Town Hall Square roundabout at Newgate/Esplanade and new junction - Summer2016
h) Milton Street - two way traffic to improve access to the temporary car parks - Complete November 2014
i) Temporary car park - on the site of the old bus station - Opened November 2014
j) Temporary car park - on the site of the former Broadwater Centre and St Andrew's Church buildings - Opened November 2014