Welcome to Failsworth West

Useful information

  • Oldham Police Station
    Barn Street
    OL1 1LP

    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

  • Saddleworth Police Station
    117 High Street
    Ol3 6BD

    Disabled Access: N/A
    Enquiry Desk: N/A
    Special Notices:
  • Monday Appointment Only
    Tuesday Appointment Only
    Wednesday Appointment Only
    Thursday Appointment Only
    Friday Appointment Only
    Saturday Appointment Only
    Sunday Appointment Only
    Bank Holidays: Appointment Only

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:

  • Antisocial behaviour in the Failsworth Retail area
  • Youths causing annoyance at the Metrolink .

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.


Home Watch
Thursday 8 March 2018
Broadbent Luncheon Club, Lord Lane
When: 19:30 - 21:00

View all meetings

Your local Inspector(s)

Stewart Wilson

Inspector Stewart Wilson

Hello my name is Stewart Wilson.

I am the new Inspector with responsibility for the Neighbourhood Policing Team for the Failsworth, Hollinwood and Limeside areas.

It is 30 years since I last lived and worked in Oldham. I was a shop manager in the Spindle’s Shopping Centre and lived for a time in the Chadderton area. I met some great people and really felt at home in the area.

I have been in Greater Manchester Police for 28 years and have worked in many challeng...click here to read more

Meet the Team

  • Paul Archer - Sergeant

    Paul Archer

  • Jane Swallow - Constable

    Jane Swallow

  • Adam Riley - Police Community Support Officer

    Adam Riley

  • Suzanne Hudson - Police Community Support Officer

    Suzanne Hudson

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

Local Websites

First Choice Homes


Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council

Regenda Homes


Man charged with murder after body found in Ancoats.

Michael Marler (16/08/80) of Brideoak Street, Oldham has been charged with murder.

Family tribute to woman murdered in Ancoats

The family of Danielle Richardson who was murdered in Ancoats have paid tribute to her

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