Rotary Club of Middleton

Rotary Christmas Float 2019

The Rotary Club of Middleton's Annual Christmas Float tour of Middleton starts on Wednesday 4 December - Friday 20 December 2019, bringing Father Christmas to the children of Middleton and raising funds for Middleton good causes.

Rotarian Keith Trinnaman, coordinator for the Christmas float said: “This a very rewarding time of the year for the club, it is wonderful to see the excited faces when Father Christmas visits and the public of Middleton look forward so much to this event which the club has been putting on for over 50 years now.

“The generosity of the Middleton people always amazes us, and we love to be able to plough these funds back into local groups and needy causes.

“Last year, thanks to the generosity of residents, the club raised over £6000 whilst out collecting with the Christmas Float.  The money collected has:

All routes are scheduled to start at 7pm and must end at 9pm.  Dates and routes are subject to change without notice. This could be due to poor weather, equipment failure, too few volunteers etc.

If you miss Santa going around the streets, there is still a chance for you to donate to the club at:

Father Christmas tours Middleton schedule:

Woodlands Way, Hall Drive, Dingle Hall Road, Woodfield Road, Alkrington Hall Road South, Meadow Road, Mainway, Rydal Avenue, Crow Hill South, Crow Hill North, Rookway, Uplands, Kingsway

Farmway, Brierley Drive, Mount Road, Stop and park at The Lancashire Fold for 15 minutes for their Christmas switch on, Mount Road, St Dominics Way, Savio Way, Brookbank Close, Kirkway, Conway Close, Kirkway, Penryhn Avenue, Ruthin Avenue, Orme Avenue

Static Collections:

1). 7:00 – 7:30pm Hollin At Hills Bakery

2). 7:45 – 8:15pm Rhodes At Chapel St Shops

3). 8:30 – 8:00pm St Leonard’s Square

Manor Road, Kingsway, Hardfield Road, Warwick Road, Gloucester Road, Cheltenham Road

Valley Road, Hereford Way, Summerfield Drive, Aylesbury Grove, Chelford Close, Glenwood Drive, Canterbury Crescent

Borrowdale Road, Windermere Road, Burnside Crescent, Newton Crescent, Millbeck Road, Fairbank Drive, Searness Road, Bowness Road

Monmouth Street, Larchview Rd, Oakdene Rd, Elmbank Rd, Birchwood Rd, Aspinall St, Cedar Rd,  Sandy Lane, Davids Farm Close, Whiteley Dr, Neilson Close, Compton Way

Durnford St, Rectory St, Mellalieu St, Wren Gardens, Cinnabar Drive, Sepia Grove, Carmine Fold, Springfield Rd, Parsons Drive, Towncroft Ave, Kinder Way

Jubilee Rd, Tennyson Rd, Stanyclifee Lane, Acresfield Rd, Rudyard Ave, Guildford Grove, Boarshaw Rd, Addison Drive, Coleridge Ave, Arnold Drive, Dale Rd

Abbotsford Dr, Cassidy Gdns, Bishop Marshall Wy, Knight Cres Etc. and Hazelhurst Rd, Lyme Clough Wy, Carrick Gdns Oakway, Kielder Hill, Penrose Walk, Gilwood

Worcester Road, Malvern Road, Boardman Fold Close, Walsingham Avenue, Tenbury Drive, Brackley Drive, Banbury Road

Marquess Way, Viscount Drive + West Green, Walker Street, Boardman Lane, Foxall Street, Wellens Way


Contact Information

Rotary Club of Middleton

Mobile: 07887 588836

Meeting times

We are meeting via Zoom on Monday nights, to join us contact Stuart or Janice Sawle for more information: or

You would be made very welcome.