Alexandra Children's Centre offers a wide range of activities for all families with children aged 0–5.

Alexandra Children's Centre is one of four centres within the West Oldham District Children's Centre Cluster.

The District Manager is Janette Olsen and the Team Leader is Anne Hunter.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm.

What's on

Activities and events

Our services

Baby Boutique

Grab some new or nearly new baby clothes – only 20p per item.

All clothes are on display in the community room.

Parentcraft Class

Prepare yourself for childbirth. Talk to the midwife to join the group.

Advice and Information

If you're worried about a friend or family-member, talk to us for confidential advice.

For advice about benefits, childcare, schools and activities, contact the Family Information Service.

Antenatal Midwife Clinics

Weekly clinics at the children’s centre. By appointment only, contact the children’s centre to make an appointment

Babbling Babies

For babies aged 4–12 months, join this six-week communication and fun play programme for you and your baby. Contact the children’s centre to book a place.

Baby clinic

Have your baby weighed and discuss your baby’s progress with the health visiting team.

Little Talkers

A five-week programme looking at strategies to support your child’s speech and language development. Referral only (self-referrals accepted).

Little Adventurers - Stay and Play

For children aged 0–5years, these fun activities support learning and development through play.

Childminder Group

Open drop-in session for Childminders in the Alexandra Ward

Health Visitor Team

Got questions about weaning or breastfeeding? Contact the children’s centre to talk to a Health Visitor.

Right Start

Supporting families with children from pregnancy until they are five years old.

Getting here

If travelling from Lees (A669): 

Turn right onto Hartshead Street, following the road onto Rhodes Hill. Turn right onto Lees New Road, at the second mini roundabout turn onto Wildmoor Avenue, Alexandra Children’s Centre is on the right.

If travelling from Kings Street Roundabout Junction between A627 and A62:

Take the turning onto Park Road; continue along through the traffic lights onto Abbeyhills Road. Continue along Abbeyhills Road. Past the speed camera. Turn left onto Lees New Road; at the third mini roundabout turn left onto Wildmoor Avenue. Alexandra Children’s Centre is on the right

The following buses stop directly outside the centre: 415, 425.


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Alexandra Children's Centre is run by Bridgewater Community Healthcare.

Bridgewater Community Healthcare