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St Clement, Willbutts Lane

St Clement, Willbutts Lane, Spotland, Rochdale, Greater Manchester OL11 5BE View on map

Designed by architect Lewis Vulliamy, completed in 1835, one of the 'Million Act’ churches funded by Parliament. James Manock, Chartist and one of the original members of the Rochdale Pioneers who founded the Co-operative Movement, is buried in an unmarked grave in the churchyard. The main door leads to the Community Hall completed in 2003 and used for many different community groups and events.


Opening Arrangements

Sunday 10.15am - 11.15am, 12.15pm - 1.45pm. Tuesday 6.45pm - 7pm. Friday 17th February, 21st April, 16th June, 18th August, 20th October, 15th December: 12 noon - 4.30pm. Saturday 4th March; 10am - 1pm. 15th, 16th and 18th May; 9am - 3pm. 19th, 20th and 22nd of June; 9am - 3pm. 10th, 11th and 13th July; 9am - 3pm.


On Willbutts Lane, near junction with A680 Edenfield Road, approximately 1 mile from Rochdale town centre. Rail: Rochdale (1¼ miles). Bus: Nos 444, 443, 436, 437, 438 and 468 from Rochdale Bus station. Very close to Rochdale Athletic Football Ground.

Parking Spaces


Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: No
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes