Christmas opening hours

Many public services and facilities run by the council and partners will be affected during the Christmas and New Year holidays.

Christmas opening hours

The Link Centre provides accommodation for many of our health, social care and voluntary sector teams to work together work together as Oldham Cares – our new approach to the way health and social care services are delivered in Oldham. This new way of working enables professionals to share knowledge, resources and skills to deliver a better health and social care experience for everyone.

Why has the centre changed?

Groups and meeting rooms

The ground floor provides Oldham’s accessible meeting space and the upper floors will house staff delivering our new, integrated health and social care service – Oldham Cares.

To book a room:

Sensory Team

The Sensory Team is based at the Link Centre and is accessible to the public at the following times:

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

Visually impaired support: Friday 9.30am - 1.30pm.

Services previously offered by the centre are available across Oldham

Blue Badge

The blue badge team are now based in the Civic Centre.  

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