Hollinwood Children's Centre is at the heart of your community and offers support, services, and activities for children aged 0 – 5 and their families.

The centre is one of 2 that form the Failsworth and Hollinwood District Children’s Centre Cluster.

The Failsworth and Hollinwood Children's Centre District Leader is Moira Parrott.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm.

What's on

Activities and events

Our services

Basic parent advice drop-in sessions (SOLIHULL approach)

Would you like support on any of the following topics, Behaviour Management, sleep routines, toilet training, play, home safety (ring the children’s centre for date and times).

Stop smoking sessions

Please call 0161 621 7128 to make an appointment.

Two-year-olds grant support

Could you be entitled to 15 hours free childcare? Call into the Children’s Centre for more information on how to apply.

Ante/post-natal appointments

Please call the centre to make an appointment on Hollinwood – 0161 633 8417 or Failsworth on 0161 770 8398.

Failsworth School Nursing Team

0161 633 8417

St Chads Health Visiting Team

0161 633 8417

Home learning

Is your child 2? Are you interested in a course delivered at home for you and your child to help them get ready for school?

Play and weigh clinic

For babies up to 18 months. A chance to have your baby weighed and stay for a fun filled session

Baby bistro

Breast feeding support group. Contact the centre for more details 0161 633 8417.

Speech and language advice drop in

If you have any concerns about your child’s speech development come along to the session and have an informal chat. Ring the centre for more information.

Ophthalmic eye tests

By appointment only.

Childminder’s group

Come along and meet other local childminders. Ring 0161 633 8417

Little Readers

Learning through fun activity sessions for babies aged 18 months upwards. Ring the centre for more information.

Mess and Muddles

Enjoy a fun messy session for walkers and above. Ring to book as there are limited places.

Right Start

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

Inspection report



Following an inspection, children’s centres must complete an action plan to show how they will implement Ofsted's recommendations.


Getting here

Take Junction 22 from the M60 and follow directions for Manchester.

At the first set of traffic lights take a sharp left turn onto Hollins Road. At the roundabout continue straight on, over the bridge. Travel along this road for about half a mile and at the traffic lights turn right onto Limeside Road (Netto is on the corner). Continue along this road for about half a mile, over 3 speed bumps.

The centre is in St Chad's, a large building on the left.

Parking is available at the front of the building.


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

Bridgewater Community Healthcare