Hire The Ground Floor

Step into the Old Council Chamber and be transported back in time to Rochdale’s textile industry heyday.

You’ll be surrounded by decor featuring the names of textile legends such as James Hargreaves, Samuel Crompton and Lewis Paul.

The Old Council Chamber is the perfect space for hosting a dinner party for up to 80 seated guests.

Immerse yourself in the charm of Rochdale’s past while enjoying modern amenities and impeccable service for an unforgettable experience.

Rooms included

When you hire The Ground Floor you get access to:

  • The Large Exchange
  • The Old Council Chamber


  • Full day hire (9am-5pm): £1,500
  • Half day hire (9am-1pm): £850
  • Hourly rate: £230

Add a bar service

You can add a full bar service for your event for only £300.

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