Sparth - Then and Now

Welcome to Sparth - Discover, explore and celebrate Sparth's rich history

Sparth is in a small corner of Rochdale, Lancashire UK.

See and hear how people lived, worked and played in times gone by...

Expect the unexpected! Scorpions to battle-axes, fossils to “Doffers”... to name but a few.

Listen to voices from the past as people talk about the Sparth of the past

Watch the animations, see the images that bring the past to life, and the video's that record past and present

To travel through Sparth's rich history click the red button to activate the interactive Sparth timeline