RTB Board delighted at Spinning Point progress

RTB Board delighted at Spinning Point progress

Members of the Rossendale Together Barnfield (RTB) Partnership today visited the Spinning Point site to see progress that has been made.

Spinning Point is the multi-million redevelopment of Rawtenstall town centre which will see a new bus station, new retailers and other facilities. You can find out more information about the development here – Spinning Point

Demolition work and refurbishment of the Old Town Hall has begun with construction of the new buildings to begin in May.

Kevin Ruth, Chair of the RTB Partnership, said: “I am delighted to see how the work is progressing and I am looking forward to seeing it completed. The RTB Partnership has a good track record of bringing major investment into the borough and delivering major projects which improve Rossendale for the residents, businesses and visitors alike.”

Tim Webber, Chairman and Managing Director of Barnfield, said: “I was delighted to show my fellow board members the progress that has been made on site. Work continues at pace. I am pleased that as a partnership, even in tough times, we are able to get such big projects delivered. The partnership shows the benefits of the private sector and the public sector working together.”

Councillor Andy MacNae, Portfolio Holder for Regeneration, Leisure and Tourism, said: “We have worked really hard to bring in investment to our town centres to help them flourish. Spinning Point is one of many projects in the pipeline which will show the progress that has been made since 2011. Once finished, the development will be great news for Rawtenstall and also the borough.