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Emergency out of hours phone numbers

If you need to contact us between 6pm-8am Monday-Friday and anytime weekends and Bank Holidays you'll need to call our out of hours number.

Non-emergency contacts

The table below lists non-emergency phone numbers and email addresses managed through our Contact Centre.

Service Contact details and opening hours
Payments: Council Tax, Penalty Charge Notices, Sundry Debtors, Business Rates, Housing Benefit overpayments and Link4Life invoices. Our payment lines are open 24 hours

Automated payments line
01706 926180

To speak to an advisor
0300 303 8889
Council tax and housing benefit: Revenues and Benefits - for council tax, housing benefits, council tax benefits and payments. or

0300 303 8870
8am-6pm Monday to Friday

0300 303 0345
Environmental management: For refuse, recycling, fly tipping, dog fouling.

0300 303 8884
8am-6pm Monday to Friday
Environmental health: For pest control, drain problems, noise nuisance, food safety, dog warden and pollution.

0300 303 8871
8am-6pm Monday to Friday
Street lighting: To report a problem.
0300 303 8881 
Highways and engineering: For parking, car parks, path and road maintenance, bridges and structures, design and construction, traffic management, and road safety.

0300 303 8879
8am-6pm Monday to Friday
Planning and regulation

0300 303 8873
8am-6pm Monday to Friday
Library services: For library renewals and membership enquiries.

0300 303 8876
24 hours
Family Information Service: For childcare or services in the Rochdale area.

01706 719900
8am-6pm Monday to Friday

0300 303 8874
8am-6pm Monday to Friday

Community Safety: For reporting anti social behaviour and nuisance.

0300 303 8878
8am-6pm Monday to Friday
Land and Property

0300 303 8880
8am-6pm Monday to Friday
Job vacancies: Job line - for council.

0300 303 8872
8am-6pm Monday to Friday
Switchboard 01706 647474
8.30am-5pm Monday to Friday
Rochdale Borough Council

Other council contacts 

The table below lists other contacts delivered directly through the relevant services. Please also note we've usually added an email, form or telephone contact to each task across the website. If you search for a task you'll be able to access other contacts too if you need to get in touch.

Service Contact details and opening hours
Children's Social Services To report concerns about a child who has suffered harm, neglect or abuse Tel : 0300 303 0440
8.30am-4.45pm Monday to Friday
Adult Social Care

0300 303 8886
8.30am-4.45pm Monday to Friday

Armed Forces

01706 926989
8am-6pm Monday to Friday
Township Offices: To find out how to get involved in local decision making and to influence services in your area please contact your Township Office.

Heywood Township Office
01706 922230  

Middleton Township Office
01706 923124

Pennines Township Office
01706 922227

Rochdale Township Office
01706 924858

9am-5pm Monday to Friday

Bank and Public holidays

Please note all council offices are closed on Bank and Public holidays however you can access online services over Bank and Public holidays.

Our Contact Centre will remain open for emergency calls only.

View changes to services over Bank and Public holidays.

How much a call costs

0300 calls are typically charged at between 1p and 9p per minute depending on the time of day. Calls from mobile phones generally cost between 10p and 40p per minute, although may they be included in your 'free minutes' depending on your contract or tariff.

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