Recent Photographs of the Town Centre Developments. 

 Latest up date Town Centre 9 October 2014

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The 'Black Box' almost gone! Photograph taken 9 October 2014
The remains of the 'Black Box' on 13 September 2014.
Metro Link Tram going up Drake Street. Photo taken June 2014
No longer Rochdale's 'Black Box' but 'The Blue Box' for a short time
Photos taken 17 May 2014
The Bus Station and Car Park have been demolished. Scaffolding has been put up on the ("Black Box" which has now become the "Blue Box")
 ready for demolition.
Photo taken 10 May 2014
The remains of the walk way which connected Yorkshire Street to the
Bus Station.
Photo taken 10 May 2014.
The remains of the walk way which connected Yorkshire Street to the
Bus Station.
Photo taken 10 May 2014.
Metro Link Tram on final days trials in Rochdale Town Centre before the opening to the public on Monday 31 March 2014.
Photo taken 27 March 2014
Rochdale Town Centre ready for the first Metro Link Tram.
Photo taken Wednesday 26 March 2014
Demolition continues.
Photo taken 7 March 2014
The start of the demolition of the multi story car park with the dropping of the ramp into the car park.
Photo taken 25 February 2014
Bus Station opened Sunday 17 November 2013. Photo 17/11/13
On the left of photograph the old bus station and a Metro Link Tram under test . Centre, the New Council Offices, Number 1 Riverside.
On the right of the photograph the New Bus Station
The new Bus Station now complete. Due to open Sunday 17 November 2013.
Photograph taken 13 November 2013
The new Bus Station nearing completion 5th October 2013 
Smith Street with the Tram stop in the foreground. 5th October 2013
Drake Street. Work almost finished on the Metro Link Tram Track. 5th October 2013 
Wet Rake. Work now finished. 5th October 2013
 
Smith Street, Drake Street. The Metrolink construction work almost finished. Photo August 2013 
New Bus Station development Smith Street. Photograph 28 March 2013
Metro Link Tram at Rochdale Station Thursday pm 14 February 2013
Metro Link Tram at Rochdale Station Thursday pm 14 February 2013
Number One Riverside and Bus Station. Photograph 21 December 2012
The Metro Link creeping slowly down Drake Street. Photograph 21 December 2012
Progress on the New Council Offices. Number One Riverside
Photograph 23 November 2012
Progress on the Metro Link down Drake Street.
Photograph 23 November 2012
Toad Lane Coop Museum Now complete.
Photograph 27 October 2012
Smith Street. Council Offices and Bus Station Development
Photograph 25 October 2012
Smith Street. From left to right; The old multi story car park; tram track, Rochdale Metro Station;
The new Council Offices; Steel work for the new Bus Station.
Photograph 19 October 2012
Smith Street. The foundations for the new Bus Station. Photograph 9 October 2012
 
Rochdale Metro Station being built here.. Smith Street Closed Photograph 9 October 2012
Drake Street preparing for the Metro Link. Photograph 9 October 2012
New Council Offices and Bus Station Development. Photograph 22 September 2012
 
Toad Lane Coop Museum Extension. Photograph 22 September 2012.
When will it be finished? Hardly any progress since last photograph taken July 2012. See below. 
Work begining on the new bus station Photograph 23 August 2012
The New Council Offices and Bus Station Development. Photograph 9August 2012
 
Drake Street Rochdale. Preparing for the Metro Link Trams. Photograph taken 27 July 2012
Drake Street Rochdale. Preparing for the Metro Link Trams. Photograph taken 27 July 2012
Drake Street Rochdale. Preparing for the Metro Link Trams. Photograph taken 7 August 2012
Toad Lane Rochdale. Coop Museum Extension almost complete. Photograph taken 27 July 2012
 
The new Council Offices. Photograph 20 June 2012
The new Council Offices and new Bus Station Area Photograph May 2012
   
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