Royton Children’s Centre

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

  • The District Leader is Kay Thomas
  • The Team Leader is Charlotte Stott
  • The Lead Practitioner for Early Education and Learning is Sonja Jones

Opening hours

Monday to Wednesday, 9am – 5pm.

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.

See the timetable or 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  £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

From the centre of Royton (Market Square), the centre is about a 10 minute walk.

Turn right onto Rochdale Road and then turn left at Highbarn Street. Continue onto Blackshaw Lane between the health and beauty spa and off licence, and the centre is the first building on your left. It’s set back off the street.


Royton Children’s Centre
1 Blackshaw Lane
Oldham, OL2 6NT
T: 0161 206 0401