Retail Property (high street) to rent

The Esplanade,Rochdale,OL16

From 271–5,500 sq. ft. | £7,792 pcm| £1,798 pw

Property Description

Commercial information

  • 271 sq ft (25 sq m)
  • Use class orders: A3 Restaurants and Cafes and A4 Drinking Establishments

Key features

  • Town Centre Location

Full description

No. 2 The Esplanade formely known as the Post Office, is located in Rochdale Town Centre facing the Town Hall, and offers an ideal opportunity for a new restaurant or late bar. The building fronts a wide boulevard with extensive street parking and a large public car park opposite, and overlooks the scenic Memorial Gardens.

The pedestrianised High Street is less than 5 minutes walking distance, with Yorkshire Street and the recently opened bus/tram interchange all within 50metres.


The town is located 10 miles to the North East of Manchester City Centre, and Rochdale benefits from excellent access to the M62 motorway via the A627(M). The newly built Metrolink is situated opposite the building, and connects the town to Manchester City Centre, Altrincham, Bury, Didsbury, Droylsden and, from 2015, to Manchester Airport.

No. 2 The Esplanade was designed by the Post Office's own architect Charles P. Wilkinson and construction was completed in 1927. The historic importance of the building was recognised in 1985 when it received its listed status. This landmark was built in the distinctive restrained style, from Portland stone under a Westmorland slate roof, and the property has recently undergone a full refurbishment including full external redecoration, cleaning and masonry repairs.

The ground floor comprises open floor plate with high ceilings and large arched windows. There is a large yard to the rear of the properties for deliveries, and there is A3 (restaurant) and A4 (public house) planning permission already in place.

Nearest stations

  • Rochdale (0.5 mi)
  • Castleton (1.9 mi)
  • Milnrow (2.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Hurstwood , Manchester

Bridge Street, Manchester, M3 2RJ

0161 468 1375 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Rochdale (0.5 mi)
  • Castleton (1.9 mi)
  • Milnrow (2.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Hurstwood , Manchester

Bridge Street, Manchester, M3 2RJ

0161 468 1375 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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