Welcome to Leigh East

Useful information

  • Leigh Police Station
    Chapel Street
    WN7 2PS

    Disabled Access: Yes
    Enquiry Desk: Click Here
    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:

  • Shoplifting

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

Your local Inspector(s)

Charles Tresham

Inspector Charles Tresham

Welcome to the neighbourhood pages for Leigh. The team, based at Leigh Police Station, cover the areas of Atherleigh, Leigh West, Leigh East and Leigh South.

From 12th June 2017 you have a new supervision team, Inspector Charlie Tresham and PS Justine Topping. I have been on the Division for six months now and have worked in Neighbourhood Policing in London and in Manchester, and I am very much looking forward to this new challenge. Justine is a more familiar face, have previously c...click here to read more

Meet the Team

  • Rob Catmore - Sergeant

    Rob Catmore

  • Anthony Bradley - Constable

    Anthony Bradley

  • David Winstanley - Constable

    David Winstanley

  • Andrew Balfour - Police Community Support Officer

    Andrew Balfour

  • Gabrielle Cottrell - Police Community Support Officer

    Gabrielle Cottrell

  • Leigh Ballard - Police Community Support Officer

    Leigh Ballard

  • Sean Hurst - Police Community Support Officer

    Sean Hurst

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

Office of Police & Crime Commissioner


GMP joins other police forces to tackle knife crime

Greater Manchester Police is joining other forces across the UK as part of a national campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of carrying knives.

Three charged after armed robbery in Leigh

Three men have been charged following an armed robbery at a sporting lodge in Leigh.

© Greater Manchester Police 2017