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 Champness Hall Trust

Supporting Rochdale's communities

Function room

Champness hall houses an amazing function room available for hire. Beautiful art-decor theatre style hall. This has a seating capacity of 275 theatre style or 200 cabaret style.

The multi-functional hall can be used for a wide range of events from theatre and arts to live sporting events; conferences and faith events.


Champness Hall Churches

Champness hall is proud of its faith heritage, the building was originally opened as a Methodist Church in 1925. Today we proudly host two full time Churches, along side this the main hall is used by many different faiths.


Champness hall Charities hub

A number of different charities operate from Champness hall. From High Level Northern Trust (substance misuse support) to homeless charities such as the Sanctuary Trust  (providing valuable housing and support for Rochdale's homeless). Throughout a network of offices and meeting rooms and large stand alone projects, Rochdale charities are able to operate at subsidised rents providing valuable services to the borough.

Smaller meeting/training room facilities complete with refreshment bar and on site parking 


ABOUT Champness Hall

 Champness Hall was opened on 8 September 1925. It included facilities for 1,000 Sunday school pupils, 20 classrooms for study, alongside an exhibition centre and flats for the homeless,Champness Hall offers a beautiful art-decor building in the center of Rochdale with the largest auditorium in the town. The beautiful Church building is still used today as a place of worship for the New Life Christian Church and The Champness Hall Free Church.

A number of charities operate out of the vast building providing a charities hub with many like minded charities operating from under the same roof.

The Champness Hall Trust, a charity working towards restoring the building was established in 2013. The trust aims to bring the building back into full use, providing a valuable asset and safe space for the communities of Rochdale.




For any inquiries, questions or commendations, please contact:

Head Office

Champness Hall Trust

Champness Hall
Drake Street
OL16 1PB

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For auditorium and venue lettings, contact Alistair at 07519 114197

For office lets and general building enquires contact Steve or Barry

Barry: 07519 114198

Steve: 07519 114196

For contract parking, contact Barry

07519 114198

For Security and building domestic contact Alison 

07851 259077

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