The Royton Hall Park estate on the outskirts of Oldham is a development of 32 apartments spilt across eight separate blocks, all benefitting from shared gardens and laundry facilities. Located within walking distance of the centre of Royton, the properties are sited close to local shops, a park and other amenities, including the Royal Oldham hospital. There’s also a bus stop nearby with regular services to Oldham town centre.
An on-site manager oversees the properties and estate services - Royton Hall Park is a deaf initiative estate and the manager is a British Sign Language user. Heating charges for the apartments are included in the total rent figure.
There is a lively social scene in Royton, with regular coffee mornings and other activities taking place in the lounge of Runnymede Court, another Hanover estate nearby. Residents also take part in Oldham’s yearly bowling competition, alongside the wider community.
Opposite Royton Town Hall is a shopping precinct containing 23 shop units and a supermarket. Royton has a historic library. Nearby Oldham has one of the largest covered retail areas in Greater Manchester.
The Spindles (named with reference to textile spindles) is a modern shopping centre with over 40 retailers, banks, building societies and catering outlets. The local leisure centre has a gym, swimming pool and a range of classes.
Art and culture
Oldham is home to the Oldham Coliseum Theatre and the Oldham Theatre Workshop. Oldham is now home to a newly built state-of-the-art art gallery, Gallery Oldham.
The annual Oldham Carnival started around 1900, the carnival parade was always held in mid-to-late summer, with the primary aim of raising money for charities. The event hosts live stages and other activities alongside a parade in the Alexandra Park.
Location and transport links
Royton is a town in Greater Manchester, 1.7 miles north-northwest of Oldham, 3.2 miles south-southeast of Rochdale and 7.6 miles northeast of the city of Manchester. Major A roads link Royton with other settlements, including the A671 road.
There are frequent buses running through Royton with services to a variety of destinations in Greater Manchester. Bus services operate to Ashton-under-Lyne, Manchester, Middleton, Oldham, Rochdale, Shaw and Stalybridge. The development is conveniently situated just off the A671.
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