We are changing the way the Link Centre operates, relaunching it as a centre for our health, social care and voluntary sector teams work together as well as providing accessible meeting space.

Find out why we are making changes:

Groups and meeting rooms

Building work is almost complete in order to change the building’s purpose.  The ground floor will provide Oldham’s accessible meeting space and the upper floors will house staff delivering our new, integrated health and social care service – Oldham Cares.

Whilst this work is taking place, there are other accessible meeting rooms available:

It is now possible to make bookings for rooms at the Link Centre for after it reopens to the public. The expected date for reopening is 3 September 2018. To make a provisional booking please contact The Link Centre on:

  • Email: link.centre@oldham.gov.uk
  • Telephone: 0161 770 4786
  • Fax: 0161 770 4789

Services previously offered by the centre are available across Oldham

Blue Badge

The blue badge team will still be based at the Link centre but will not be accessible to the public. If you need to speak to a member of the team they will be available at Oldham Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am - 2pm. 

Sensory Team

The Sensory Team will still be based at the Link Centre but will not be accessible to the public. Drop in sessions will be held at Tandle View Court, Rochdale Road, Royton, OL2 5QT on the following days:

Deaf and hard of hearing support: Wednesday 9am - 1pm.

Visually impaired support: Friday 9.30am - 1.30pm.

ICT facilities

You can access computers with free internet access in many council buildings including libraries and lifelong learning centres.

To see the full list visit:

Bathing and sensory facilities

Bathing amenities are available at our Extra Care Housing schemes located throughout the borough. The schemes also offer sensory and memory rooms, cafés and restaurants and a range of leisure activities.

Those people with complex needs who need hoist equipment will only be able to use the bathing facilities at Trinity house.

The schemes are:

Trinity House, Godson Street, Oldham.

T: 0370 1924286

Aster House, Aster Street, Oldham.

T: 0370 1924318

Tandle View Court, Rochdale Road, Royton.

Shower facilities offered here

T: 0370 1924248

Charles Morris House, Gildenhall, Failsworth

T: 0370 1924613

Hopwood Court, Thornham Road, Shaw.

T: 0370 1924439

Old Mill House, Old Mill Lane, Springhead.

T: 0370 1924384

There is a charge of £2.50 for using the bathing facilities.

Another sensory room is available at Viking House, 449 Middleton Road, Chadderton, OL9 9LB this is a private provider and charges £12 per hour