Getting here

Directions by car

From the motorway (M62): exit at junction 20 and drive towards Oldham (A627M). After 2 miles take the exit signposted 'Oldham/Ashton (A627)'. Take the slip road to the roundabout and take 2nd exit onto dual carriageway (Chadderton Way).

After a mile, take the first exit on the roundabout to Featherstall Road North. At the traffic lights, turn left onto the A671 Rochdale Road. The Christie at Oldham is on your left hand side.

We also have a free car park for radiotherapy patients attending The Christie at Oldham.

Travelling by bus

For a complete and up-to-date list of the buses you can use to travel to The Christie at Oldham, please visit the Transport for Greater Manchester website.

Travelling by Metrolink

There is a Metrolink line that runs to and from central Manchester to Oldham.

The nearest Metrolink station to the Royal Oldham Hospital is Westwood station. It is around a 20 minute brisk walk from this station.

Alternatively, you can alight at Oldham King Street station then get the 409 bus to Rochdale Road and alight outside the hospital.

For more information and to plan your route, please visit the Transport for Greater Manchester website or call Metrolink customer services on 0161 205 2000.

Arriving by ambulance

If you are unable to use public transport and have no other means of travelling to your appointments, you may be eligible for ambulance transport (provided by the North West Ambulance Service). Upon asking for ambulance transport you will be asked a series of questions to assess your eligibility. Family member or carers may also be booked to accompany patients if there is a medical or social reason requiring them to do so. 

Please contact The Christie at Oldham on 0161 918 7700 if you wish to make a booking.

Last updated: August 2019

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