From the M60
Leave the M60 at Junction 22 (A62 Oldham) and follow the signs for Oldham (A62). Continue on this road (A62) until you come to the end of the road. At the traffic lights bear right (A62 & A627) and stay in the left hand lane, go through the second set of traffic lights remaining in the left hand lane (the College is now on your left). At the roundabout take the first left and you will see the entrance to the College and car park immediately on your next left (Connaught Street).
From the M62
Leave the M62 at Junction 20. At the roundabout take the exit signed A627 (M) Oldham. Continue on this road. Leaving at the exit signed Oldham. At the roundabout, take the second exit (A627 Town Centre).
Continue on this road (past B&Q on your left) until you come to the next roundabout. Take the third exit (A627 Town Centre) and leave at the next junction (Town Centre). At the roundabout take the second left, left at the traffic lights, then left again (the College is now on your left). You will see the entrance to the College and car park immediately on your next left.
Unfortunately the College is unable to accommodate visitors with a parking space. There are a number of public car parks within the local area that are within easy reach of the College and are not too expensive at approximately £2 – £2.50 per day. The nearest is:-
- the NCP car park situated Bloom St (OL9 6ET)
Please enter OL8 1EU as the College postcode will send you to an incorrect location, and then select Connaught Street this will bring you to the entrance of the College car park. Alternatively you can enter Latitude = 53.5386, Longitude = -2.1177
Bus and Train
For more details on bus, train and metro routes from your home or school to Oldham Sixth Form College, please click on the link: http://www.traveline-northwest.co.uk/journeyplanner/enterJourneyPlan.do
The new Metrolink Oldham King St stop is right outside our main entrance so the tram is a really quick and easy way to travel to College from areas such as Rochdale, Shaw, South Chadderton, Failsworth and Moston. If you have a Scholar’s Permit, which is issued by Transport for Greater Manchester and costs £5.00, you can buy a daily return child ticket to travel to and from College by tram as long as you have the permit with you during the journey.
Examples of the cost of a return peak ticket to Oldham King St using the permit are:
- Rochdale Town Centre £1.80 (30 mins)
- Kingsway £1.80 (21 mins)
- Milnrow £1.80 (18 mins)
- Shaw and Crompton £1.80 (12 mins)
- South Chadderton £1.30 ( 9 mins)
- Hollinwood £1.30 (12 mins)
- Failsworth £1.30 (15 mins)
- Newton Heath/Moston £1.80 (18 mins)