Creating a Better Place | Oldham Council

Creating a Better Place is an ambitious plan to transform Oldham.

It will unlock investment worth £285 million and create more than 2,000 new homes in Oldham town centre, 1,000 new jobs and 100 apprenticeship opportunities.

2000 new homes

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We’ve partnered with Muse to develop 2,000 new homes.

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Jubilee Park

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Plans to create a new public park in the heart of our town centre

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Spindles Town Square Shopping Centre

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Our plans to develop and improve the Spindles shopping centre

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Spindles: Retail area

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Opportunities and plans for the Spindles on-going retail offer

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Spindles: Tommyfield Market

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A new era for Oldham's historic Tommyfield Market

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Entrepreneur workspace

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Future plans for an enterprise start up zone inside the Spindles

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Spindles: Event space

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The creation of a multi-purpose event space within the Spindles

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Spindles: Archive Centre

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Plans to create a new publicly accessible Archive Collection Centre

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New theatre

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Our exciting new purpose built theatre in Oldham's Cultural Quarter

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Cultural quarter

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Preserving our buildings and heritage to drive Oldham's cultural quarter

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Getting around

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Town centre infrastructure improvements for pedestrians, cyclists and accessibility

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Northern Roots

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Northern Roots country park will be wthin easy reach of our town centre

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