Welcome to Orrell

Useful information

  • Wigan Police Station
    Robin Park Way
    WN5 0UP

    Disabled Access: Yes
    Enquiry Desk: Click Here
    Special Notices:
  • Monday 8am - 8pm
    Tuesday 8am - 8pm
    Wednesday 8am - 8pm
    Thursday 8am - 8pm
    Friday 8am - 8pm
    Saturday 10am - 6pm
    Sunday 10am - 6pm
    Bank Holidays: 10am - 6pm

We're working hard to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour to make your area a safer place to live and work. You can have your say on how these priorities are set by contacting your neighbourhood policing team and indentifying the issues that matter to you.

Here are the priorities we are currently tackling in your area:

  • Issues with parking outside the primary schools.
  • Youths causing Anti-Social behaviour. Youths have began to target properties in the area.
  • There has been a spate of burglaries in the area.

For a full list of priorities, click here

Community meetings are held regularly in your community, giving you an opportunity to speak to your local officers or discuss local policing issues.

None currently scheduled

Phone Number: 0161 856 7124
Email Address: wiganwest@gmp.police.uk

Your local Inspector(s)

Andrew Smith

Inspector Andrew Smith

I am delighted to be appointed to the role of Local Policing Inspector for Orrell, Winstanley, Worsley Mesnes, Bryn and Ashton-in-Makerfield.

I have been working in Wigan Borough since November 2016, with my previous police service centred on the City of Manchester and Bolton Divisions in a variety of operational roles. Most recently I was the Neighbourhood Inspector for Moss Side and Hulme in Manchester, where I also chaired the Student Safety Tactical Action Partnership, working w...click here to read more

Meet the Team

  • Alan Potts - Sergeant

    Alan Potts

  • Paul Turnbull - Constable

    Paul Turnbull

  • Anthony Smith - Police Community Support Officer

    Anthony Smith

  • Michael Byrne - Police Community Support Officer

    Michael Byrne

Helpful Websites

Age Concern

Get involved - Special Constables

Get Involved - Volunteers

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service

Greater Manchester Victims' Services

Home Watch

Manchester Council crime advice

North West Ambulance Service

Office of Police & Crime Commissioner


Woman jailed following the death of man in Wythenshawe

A woman has been jailed after the death of a man in Wythenshawe.

Rugby player jailed for making officers fear for lives

Scott Moore (23/01/88) of Ranworth Drive, Lowton has been jailed at Bolton Crown Court after pleading guilty to dangerous driving and three counts of assault.

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