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Welcome to Ashton

Useful information

  • Wigan Police Station
    Robin Park Way
    Wigan
    WN5 0UP

    Disabled Access: Yes
    Enquiry Desk: 0161 856 7128
    Special Notices:
  • Monday 8am - 8pm
    Tuesday 8am - 8pm
    Wednesday 8am - 8pm
    Thursday 8am - 8pm
    Friday 8am - 8pm
    Saturday 10am - 6pm
    Sunday 10am - 6pm
    Bank Holidays: 10am - 6pm

  • Leigh Police Station
    Chapel Street
    Leigh
    WN7 2PS

    Disabled Access: Yes
    Enquiry Desk: N/A
    Special Notices: For pre-booked appointments at Leigh use yellow phone outside the station.
  • Monday Closed
    Tuesday Closed
    Wednesday Closed
    Thursday Closed
    Friday Closed
    Saturday Closed
    Sunday Closed
    Bank Holidays: Closed

We're working hard to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour to make your area a safer place to live and work. You can have your say on how these priorities are set by contacting your neighbourhood policing team and indentifying the issues that matter to you.

Here are the priorities we are currently tackling in your area:

  • Youths gathering, consuming alcohol, throwing eggs and being rowdy.
  • Increase in shoplifting in the Ashton area.

For a full list of priorities, click here

Community meetings are held regularly in your community, giving you an opportunity to speak to your local officers or discuss local policing issues.

None currently scheduled

Phone Number: 0161 856 7124
Email Address: wiganwest@gmp.police.uk

Your local Inspector(s)

Andrew Smith

Inspector Andrew Smith

I am delighted to be appointed to the role of Local Policing Inspector for Orrell, Winstanley, Worsley Mesnes, Bryn and Ashton-in-Makerfield.

I have been working in Wigan Borough since November 2016, with my previous police service centred on the City of Manchester and Bolton Divisions in a variety of operational roles. Most recently I was the Neighbourhood Inspector for Moss Side and Hulme in Manchester, where I also chaired the Student Safety Tactical Action Partnership, working w...click here to read more


Meet the Team

    • Lawrence Gerrard - Constable

      Lawrence Gerrard

    • Anita Ashton - Police Community Support Officer

      Anita Ashton


    Helpful Websites

    Age Concern

    Get involved - Special Constables

    Get Involved - Volunteers

    Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service

    Greater Manchester Victims' Services

    Home Watch

    Manchester Council crime advice

    North West Ambulance Service



    Updates

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