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Emergency contact details

Council out of hours phone number

Phone lines open Monday 11am-11.30am; Monday-Friday 5.30pm-8.30am; and anytime weekends and bank holidays.

Call us for help with:

  • Social services - emergency help, homelessness, children or older people in need of protection or care, faulty lifts and hoists
  • Emergency work on highways - spills, subsidence, accidental damage, flooding, sewerage problems, gritting problems
  • Public emergency - dangerous buildings or damage to public buildings
  • Armed forces - emergency help
Call council out of hours on 0300 303 8875

Street lighting faults

Phone lines open everyday 5pm-8am. 

Call EON Emergency for:

  • Dangerous street lighting faults
  • Major street lighting faults
  • Damage to street lights from road accidents


Call EON Emergency on 0300 303 8881

Housing repairs

Phone lines open Monday-Friday 5pm-8am and all day Saturday and Sunday.

Call Rochdale Boroughwide Housing (RBH) for emergency repairs only.

 Call RBH on 0800 027 7769 or 01706 274100

Emergencies with utilities​

​​​​For any emergency with utilities see utilities out of hours emergencies​.

Connect with us through social media

Connect with our social media. We generally monitor our social media accounts between Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, except on bank holidays.

Emergency services - police, fire and ambulance

Find out who to contact in emergencies and for non-emergencies.