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Oldham College is committed to the wellbeing and development of all its students.

We recognise our legal obligation towards keeping all our students, staff and visitors safe whilst on site. We monitor the safety of our students through our extensive CCTV system. We do not wish to impose undue restrictions on our visitors, however, in the interest of safety to College students it is important that all visitors adhere to our requirements.

All visitors must adhere to the following:
  • Report to College Reception and sign in
  • Wait in the Reception area to be collected by the person you are meeting or to beescorted by a member of our staff
  • Clearly display your visitor badge at all times during your visit
  • Ensure you are accompanied by amember of staff at all times
  • Unless agreed as part of your visit, do not approach or communicate with anystudents
  • Do not enter any of the following areas unaccompanied without permission:
  • Classrooms
  • Study Rooms
  • Refectory and Green Room
  • Return ID badge to the College Reception at the end of your visit to sign out.
Any visitors not displaying a visitor badge:

Will be escorted back to the College Reception to confirm the reason for their visit.

Health and safety:

All alarms must be treated as an emergency. On hearing the fire alarm, please remain with your host and make your way directly to the nearest emergency exit, and wait at a designated assembly point.

First aid:

If you require first aid whilst on the College premises, please speak to your host or contact the Safety Engagement Team on ext 4129 or call 0161 785 4129 who will be able to provide this service for you.

Additional needs:

If you have any additional needs that the College can assist you with during your visit, please do not hesitate to raise these with your host, preferably prior to your visit.


Smoking is not permitted on Oldham College premises except in the designated smoking areas. Please ask at Reception where these areas are if in any doubt.

From the M60 / M62

From junction 20 take A627M to Oldham. Take the second exit to the roundabout and then the second exit off the roundabout (A627 - Chadderton Way).

At the next roundabout take the second exit (A627). At the traffic lights at the top of the road, turn right onto A671 Rochdale Road. The Oldham College is on your right - turn before the traffic lights and the College car park is on your left.

From Manchester

Follow the A62 (Oldham Road- Manchester Road) to Oldham. At the roundabout go underneath the flyover and take the second exit onto Manchester Street.

Turn Left at the second set of traffic lights and take the right fork. Go straight across the lights (A671 Rochdale Road). Go through the next set of lights, take the first left and the next left into The Oldham College car park.

If you are visiting the College, a parking space will need to be reserved in advance. This can be done by emailing
You can visit Traveline to plan your journey, or Transport for Greater Manchester Website for bus timetables.

The College is just 5 minutes walk from the central bus station.
You can reach us via a number of traffic free cycle routes. Find out which route is best for you by clicking here

Postal Address

Oldham College
Rochdale Road

General Enquiries

0161 785 4000

Opening Hours

Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 6pm

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