Coldhurst Children’s Centre

Coldhurst Children’s Centre and offers a wide range of activities for all families with children.

  • The District Manager: Janette Olsen.
  • The Team Leader: Anne Hunter
  • Lead Practitioner for Early Education and Learning: Nina Lees
  • School Nursing Lead for Central Oldham: Suzanne Ferguson

Opening hours

Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 4.30pm.


Coldhurst Children’s Centre
In the grounds of Richmond Primary School
Winterbottom Street
Phone: 0161 206 0408



Midwifery clinic:
all day

Stay and Play for Families:
in 247 Hotel


Development clinic:
all day    


Play and weigh:
For children aged 0-5

Weaning group:
First Wednesday of each month


No scheduled events but Children’s Centre is open as normal


Midwifery clinic:
all day

Our services

Advice and Information

If you are worried about a family member or a friend, drop in to the centre for confidential professional advice and information.

You are also welcome to contact:

Baby Play

This is a free to access play session for babies and children who are not independently mobile.

Contact the Children Centre for days, times and availability.

Play and Stay

These are free play and stimulation sessions for children up to five years old.

Contact the Children Centre for more information.

REAL (Raising Early Achievement in Literacy)

We offer a range of group or individual sessions which will support you as a parent with your child’s development.

These sessions help your child to get ‘ready to learn’. If you would like further information, please contact the Children Centre.

Speech, Language and Communication pathway

Please contact the Children’s Centre if you have any concerns about your child’s speech, language and communication skills.

The professionals there will help you to find the right support.

Antenatal Midwife Clinics

Weekly clinics – by appointment only. 

Please register your details via:

Toy Library and Story Sacks

Why buy when you can borrow? We have a large selection of toys to suit ages 0 – 5.

Toothbrushes and Toothpaste

You can buy toothbrushes and toothpaste from the centre – at only £1.50 for 3 items (one item must be toothpaste).

Feeder Cups 

You can buy Tommee Tippee free flow feeder cups with 3 lids for only £1.20 from the centre.

Healthy Start Vitamins

Healthy start can be collected with a healthy start card or purchased – womens tablets for 80p and children’s drops for £1.60

Weaning Advice

Please contact your Health Visitor for advice on:

  • 0161 470 4295

Getting here

Coldhurst Children’s Centre is located on the same site as Richmond Academy on Winterbottom Street. Buses (58 and 59) run from Oldham town centre and stop close to the centre. We are on the second stop on Middleton Road. The tram runs nearby every 10 – 15 minutes and stops at Westwood tram station. Walk up Middleton Road and turn right onto Winterbottom Street.