Failsworth Children’s Centre

Failsworth Children’s Centre offers a wide range of activities for families with children.

  • District Leader is Janette Olsen
  • Team Leader is Lisa Chalmers
  • Lead Practitioner for Early education and Learning Jenny Clarke

Opening hours

Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm


Failsworth Childrens Centre
In the grounds of Propps Hall Primary School
Propps Hall Drive
M35 0ND
Phone: 0161 206 0409



Midwifery clinic:
All day


Baby Bistro:
Breastfeeding support alongside Home start

Midwifery clinic:
All day  

Weaning group:
First Tuesday of each month, Invite only please contact the centre for more information


Midwifery clinic:
All day  

Smoking cessation clinic:
All day


Play and weigh:
1:30–3:30pm For children aged 0-5 

Midwifery clinic:
8:30am –12pm


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

Our services

Advice, support and information

If you’re worried about a friend or family-member, talk to us for confidential advice. For advice about benefits, childcare, schools and activities contact: 

Failsworth Health Visiting Team

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.

Family Nurse Partnership

Antenatal Midwife Clinics

Weekly clinics held at Failsworth Children’s Centre – by appointment only. 

Please register your details via: 

Baby Bistro

Breast Feeding support group. Contact the Children centre for more information: 

  • 0161 470 4357

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 – 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.

Getting here

Failsworth Children’s Centre is located on the same site as Propps Hall Primary School, in Failsworth.

If you are travelling towards Manchester on the A62, turn left onto Ashton Road West.

If you are travelling towards Oldham, the road is on your right.

At the junction of Ashton Road West and Clive Road, turn right into Clive Road.

Continue down Clive Road, and the centre is on the corner of Clive Road and Propps Hall Drive.