General enquiries

Phone the Council

Switchboard phone: 0161 770 3000

Emergencies and out-of-hours

Department Number 
Council housing repairs 0161 624 8286
Emergency Duty Team (social care) 0161 770 6936
Sewers 0845 602 0406
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Council departments

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A
Department Number 
Abandoned vehicles 101
Adoptions 0161 770 6605
Adult and Community Services 0161 770 7777
Animal Warden Service 0161 770 2244
B
Department Number
Benefit Fraud Hotline 0800 854 440
Benefits Service 0161 770 6633
Bins 0161 770 6644 
Building Control 0161 770 4122
C
Department Number 
Chemical spills 0161 770 6644
Chief Executive's Office 0161 770 4190
Child Social Care 0161 770 3730
Consumer advice 0345 404 0506
D
Department Number 
Drains and sewers 0845 602 0406
Drains (road gullies) 0161 770 4325 
E
Department Number 
Elections Office 0161 770 4718
Environmental Health 0161 770 2244
F
Department Number 
First Choice Homes Oldham  0161 393 7117
Flytipping 0161 770 6644
Food safety  0161 770 2244
Fostering  0161 770 6600
G
Department Number 
Gallery Oldham 0161 770 4653
Graffiti 0161 770 6644
H
Department Number 
Highway maintenance 0161 770 4325
L
Department Number 
Leisure centres 0161 207 7000
Libraries 0161 770 8000
Licensing 0161 770 4730
Local Studies and Archives 0161 770 4654
M
Department Number 
Markets 0161 770 4515
Mayor's Office 0161 770 4012
N
Department Number 
Noise complaints 0161 770 2244
P
Department Number 
Parking payments 0845 680 4274
Pest Control 0161 770 2244 
Planning Team 0161 770 4105 
Pollution Control 0161 770 2244 
Property enquiries (commercial) 0161 770 4161 
Property in disrepair/empty 0161 770 2244 
R
Department Number 
Regeneration  0161 770 2077
Registrar's Office 0161 770 8960
Rubbish and recycling 0161 770 6644 
S
Department Number 
Sports centres 0161 207 7000
Street lighting 0300 303 8881
T
Department Number 
Tree enquiries 0161 770 6644
Tourist information centre 0161 770 8035

Access Oldham
Civic Centre
West Street
Oldham, OL1 1UG
(For Sat Navs use OL1 1NL)
Tel 0161 770 3000