Our full address is: Oldham Theatre Workshop, The Old Museum, Greaves Street, Oldham OL1 1DN

We situated in the heart of Oldham town centre, just off Union Street near Sainsbury’s.


From Manchester, take A62 to Emmott Way in Oldham. Take the exit towards Town Centre Superstore from Oldham Way/A62. Continue on Emmott Way. Take Waterloo St to Union St. Greaves Street is located in between Sainsbury’s and Gallery Oldham.

Oldham is served by an excellent Motorway network: Oldham Town Centre is less than 10 minutes from both the M60 (junction 22) and M62 (junction 20).


Buses run from Manchester to Oldham every 10 minutes throughout the day. The journey takes approximately 30 minutes.  Details of which buses to catch are available on the Transport for Greater Manchester website or by calling the travel line number (0871 200 2233).

Coach parking  

Coach parking is available and free (except where stated otherwise) in the following areas. Coach drivers must contact Oldham Parking Administration in advance (Tel: 0161 770 6654) and give the Vehicle Registration number.

Coach parking in Oldham Town Centre

  • Short Stay, Pick up / Drop off only  – St Marys Way OL1 3US (Coach Layby)
  • Long Stay – Rock Street OL1 3US (On street parking, closest to St Mary’s Way)
  • Long Stay – Bradshaw Street OL1 3US (On street parking close to Oldham Coliseum)
  • Long Stay – Kings Road OL8 2BJ (On street parking next to Alexandra Park)


Trains run from Manchester and Huddersfield to the Saddleworth village of Greenfield (a few minutes walk from Uppermill) every hour. The direct service from Manchester Victoria takes just  27 minutes.  Tickets cost £4.50 for ‘anytime’ return, £3.80 ‘off-peak’ return, or £1.95 super ‘off-peak’ return (for trains departing between 6.30pm and 9pm).

More details on train times and tickets can be found on the Northern Rail website.

For public transport information phone Traveline 0871 200 22 33

7am – 8pm Mon to Fri 8am – 8pm Sat, Sun & public holidays

Calls cost 10p a minute plus network extras


Oldham is only 30 minutes drive from Manchester Airport. There are also train connections to the Saddleworth village of Greenfield (via Stalybridge) and an express service to Manchester City Centre (every half hour) from where you catch a tram (from Autumn 2011) or bus into Oldham Town Centre.

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