Co-op Heritage Trails

STICKER- without linkThe volunteers of Co-operatives History Group (Rochdale) have worked in partnership with Rochdale Council, Rochdale Pioneers Museum and Link4Life in order to raise awareness on the co-operative history in the Borough. The volunteers have undertaken extensive researches to identify the shops, mills, residential development and other buildings linked to the different co-operative branches, which are priceless elements of the built heritage in Rochdale Borough.

The trails were developed as part of the Five Ways to Wellbeing initiative. Three trails have been created for the towns of Heywood, Littleborough and Milnrow plus three information leaflets covering the areas of Middleton, Wardle and Smallbridge.

A programme of other events linked to the trails can be found here.

Download the trails and information leaflets here-

Littleborough Co-op Heritage Trail

Heywood Co-op Heritage Trail

Milnrow Co-op Heritage Trail

Middleton Co-op Information leaflet

Smallbridge Co-op Information leaflet

 

Older heritage trails covering Rochdale Town Centre are also available-

Rochdale and Co-operation Town Trail – 1994

Rochdale and Co-operation Town Trail – Industrial Powerhouse

Some of the members of the Co-operatives History Group (Rochdale) who created the trails.

Some of the members of the Co-operatives History Group (Rochdale) who created the trails.