Welcome to West Heywood

Useful information

  • Rochdale Police Station
    The Esplanade
    OL16 1AG

    Disabled Access: Yes
    Enquiry Desk: 0161 856 8529
    Special Notices:
  • Monday 8am - 8pm
    Tuesday 8am - 8pm
    Wednesday 8am - 8pm
    Thursday 8am - 8pm
    Friday 8am - 8pm
    Saturday 10 am - 6pm
    Sunday 10 am - 6pm
    Bank Holidays: 10 am - 6pm

  • Heywood Police Station
    Adelaide Street
    OL10 4HA

    Disabled Access: Yes
    Enquiry Desk: N/A
    Special Notices:
  • Monday Public Enquiry Counter - Closed
    Tuesday Public Enquiry Counter - Closed
    Wednesday Public Enquiry Counter - Closed
    Thursday Public Enquiry Counter - Closed
    Friday Public Enquiry Counter - Closed
    Saturday Public Enquiry Counter - Closed
    Sunday Public Enquiry Counter - Closed
    Bank Holidays: Public Enquiry Counter - Closed

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:

  • Burglary
  • Thefts from and of motor vehicles

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

Your local Inspector(s)

Paul Wood

Inspector Paul Wood

My name is Inspector Paul Wood, welcome to our Neighbourhood web page. I am the Inspector for the North and West Heywood and Hopwood Hall areas. For the past 18 months I have been the Neighbourhood Sgt for this area and am delighted to be promoted and retain responsibility for policing within Heywood. During my time working in Heywood I have observed the keen community spirit that exists here and hope to galvanise this to help us achieve an even greater reduction in crime and anti-social be...click here to read more

Meet the Team

  • Steve Prescott - Sergeant

    Steve Prescott

  • Fran Powell - Constable

    Fran Powell

  • Phil Bailey - Police Community Support Officer

    Phil Bailey

  • Stephen McNee - Police Community Support Officer

    Stephen McNee

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

Local Websites

Rochdale Borough Council

Rochdale Borough Housing

Rochdale Family Service Directory


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