Useful contacts

For more information about the places below, click on the external links…

Education & Childcare

Primary Schools

All Saints Church of England Primary School
Finch Lane, Appley Bridge, WN6 9DT Tel: 01257 252647

St Anne’s Church of England Primary School, Wigan Lower Road, Standish Lower Ground, Wigan WN6 8JP Tel: 01942 511348

St Bernadette’s Catholic Primary School
Church Lane, Shevington, WN6 8BD Tel: 01257 401125

The Federation of Shevington Community Primary Schools –

Shevington Vale Primary School, Runshaw Avenue, Shevington, Wigan, WN6 9JP Tel: 01257 404552 and:
Millbrook Primary School, Elmfield, Shevington, Wigan, WN6 8DL Tel: 01257 404552


High Schools

Shevington High School, Shevington Lane, WN6 8AB Tel: 01257 400990

Deanery Church of England High School, Frog Lane, Wigan, WN1 1HQ Tel: 01942 768801

Standish Community High School, Kenyon Road, Standish, WN6 0NX Tel: 01257 422265

St Peters Catholic High School, Howards Lane, Orrell, WN5 8NU Tel: 01942 747693


Sixth Forms & Colleges

Deanery Sixth Form College, Frog Lane, Wigan, WN1 1HQ Tel: 01942 768801

St John Rigby Catholic 6th Form College, Gathurst Road, Orrell, WN5 0LJ Tel: 01942 214797

Wigan and Leigh College (Post 16 and Adult Education)
PO Box 53, Parsons Walk, Wigan, WN1 1RS Tel: 01942 761600

Winstanley College, Winstanley Road, Billinge, WN5 7XF Tel: 01695 633244


Nurseries

All Saints Little Acorns, All Saints CE Primary School, Finch Lane, Appley Bridge, WN6 9DT Tel: 01257 252647

Almond Brook All Stars Nursery, Almond Brook Road, Standish, Wigan, Lancashire, WN6 0SS Tel: 01257 425888

Head Start Nursery & Pre-School, Shevington Vale Primary School, Runshaw Ave, Appley Bridge, Wigan WN6 9JP Tel: 07957 107172, or the school on 01257 253559

The Next Generation Nursery and Schoolies Club, Wigan Lower Road, Standish Lower Ground, Wigan, WN6 8JP Tel: 01942 826899

St Bernadette’s Catholic Primary School, Church Lane, Shevington, WN6 8BD Tel: 01257 401125

Play Along Pre-School, Millbrook Primary School, Elmfield, Shevington, Wigan WN6 8DL Tel: 01257 404552

The Village Day Nursery, Crooke, Standish Lower Ground, Wigan, WN6 8LR Tel: 01942 323444


Healthcare

Doctors’ surgery

Shevington Surgery 1, Houghton Lane, Shevington, Wigan, WN6 8ET
Tel: 01942 483777

Opening hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8.00am – 8.00pm; Wednesday 8.00am – 4.30pm; Friday 8.00am – 6.30pm; Saturday 8.00am – 12 noon; Sunday – closed

When the surgery is closed 
if you ring 01942 483777, an answering machine will advise you. 

Or you can call. . . 

NHS 111 if you need help fast but it’s not an emergency – simply dial 111; it’s free.

You will be given appropriate healthcare advice or directed to the most appropriate service e.g. Out of Hours doctors, Walk-in Centre, A&E.

If you have a life-threatening medical emergency please dial 999.

Pharmacies

Appley Bridge Pharmacy
52 Woodnook Road, Appley Bridge, Wigan, WN6 9JR 01257 252555

Manor Pharmacy
4 Gathurst Lane, Shevington, Wigan, WN6 8HA 01257 254142

Richardson’s Chemist
38B, Gathurst Lane, Shevington, Wigan, WN6 8HW 01257 253913

Shevington Community Pharmacy
1, Houghton Lane, Shevington, Wigan, WN6 8ET 01257 252 753


Wigan Councillors

Your Wigan Councillors who represent the Shevington with Lower Ground can be contacted as below:

Janet Brown (Independent) 07795302858

Janet.Brown@wigan.gov.uk

Paul Collins (Labour) 01942 487684

Paul.Collins@wigan.gov.uk

Marlaine Whitham (Labour) 07917 506059

m.whitham@wigan.gov.uk

Your Wigan Councillors also hold surgeries at Shevington Library, Gathurst Lane WN6 8HA, every Saturday 11.00am – 12.00 noon


Churches

All the Churches offer a variety of prayer groups, bible study groups and social activities. For details contact the minister of the church concerned.

St. Anne’s Parish Church, Church Lane, Shevington
Revs Andrew and Jenny Brown Tel: 01257 252136

All Saints’ CofE Church, Finch Lane, Appley Bridge, Lancashire WN6 9DT Tel: 01257 462350

Crooke Methodist Church, Crooke Village WN6 8LR
Rev. John Hilton Tel: 01695 625528

Shevington Methodist Church, Gathurst Lane, Shevington
Rev. John Hilton Tel: 01695 625528

The Vale Methodist Church, Skull House Lane, Appley Bridge
Rev. John Hilton Tel: 01695 625528

St. Bernadette’s Roman Catholic Church, Wigan Road, Shevington
Father John Hindley Tel: 01257 423291


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