My Account routine maintenance

The "My Account” system will be undergoing routine maintenance on Wednesday 19 December, between 7am and 5pm. This means that some services will be unavailable during this time.

Affected services


Report litter

Littering examples
Litter example


Report Fly-tipping

Fly-tipping examples
Examples of fly tipping

Report a street cleaning problem

  • Phone: 0161 770 6644

Response-driven cleaning

The Council cleans the borough's streets, parks and open spaces on a routine cycle. This will be more frequent at busy locations such as Oldham Town Centre, District centres, gateways and corridors within Oldham.

Response times

  • Enforcement investigations may take up to 5 days, removal up to a further 20 days

Targeting problem areas

Businesses that directly or indirectly generate litter (e.g. shops selling food and drink) may be served a notice.

Standards of cleanliness

The standards of cleanliness used in Oldham have been defined within a Code of Practice as part of the Environmental Protection Act 1990:

  • Grade A - free of litter
  • Grade B - mostly free of litter apart from small items
  • Grade C - quite a lot of litter with small build ups
  • Grade D - a lot of litter with significant build ups