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Norden St Paul's church.jpg
St. Paul's Church, Norden
Population 9,766 (2011.Ward)
OS grid reference SD858144
Metropolitan borough
  • Rochdale
Metropolitan county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ROCHDALE
Postcode district OL11 & OL12
Dialling code 01706
Police Greater Manchester
Fire Greater Manchester
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
  • Heywood and Middleton
  • Rochdale
List of places
Greater ManchesterCoordinates: 53°37′37″N 2°12′50″W / 53.627°N 2.214°W / 53.627; -2.214

Norden is a suburb within the Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale, in Greater Manchester, England. Historically part of Lancashire, the village is situated on the western edge of Rochdale. There is a Rochdale Ward with the same name. At the 2011 Census this ward had a population of 9,766.

As a result of changes to boundaries, Norden ward is divided between Heywood and Middleton and Rochdale constituencies, represented in Parliament by Liz McInnes (of the Labour Party) and Simon Danczuk (also of the Labour Party).

The main road through the village is the A680 Edenfield Road, which runs from Rochdale town centre to the village of Edenfield in Lancashire.

Norden is the home of Norden Cricket Club, who play in the Central Lancashire League.

Taylor Park is an outlying area of Norden.

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