Report a street cleaning problem
- Phone: 0161 770 6644
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.
- 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