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Keep Britain Tidy Central Services is based at The Pier, Wigan. It is easy to get to by train, car, bus, cycling or on foot if you live locally.

By train

Long distance trains
Keep Britain Tidy is within 10 minutes walk of Wigan North Western which is served by hourly services to London and Birmingham. It takes under two hours to get to Wigan by train from London and 1 hour and 20 minutes from Birmingham.
To plan your rail journeys go to
Virgin trains have sockets for you to plug your laptop in. Why not work on the way and let the train take the strain?

Local trains

Keep Britain Tidy is within 10 minutes walk of Wigan Wallgate station which is served by regular local trains from Manchester, Salford and Bolton. If you are travelling from Manchester, there are four trains an hour from Manchester Victoria and one from Manchester Piccadilly – the journey will take about 40 minutes.
Download train timetables from Northern Rail

By car

We have limited car parking spaces at our office so please request a car parking space by calling 01942 612621 in advance, to avoid disappointment.

Click here to view a map and driving directions.

By bus

The nearest bus stops to Keep Britain Tidy are on Pottery Road. Ask the driver for Wigan Pier. Keep Britain Tidy is served by the following bus routes:
206      Wigan – Upholland – Wrightington Hospital
352      Wigan – Billinge – St Helens
375      Wigan – Orrell Post – Ormskirk – Southport
385      Higher Ince – Wigan – Ormskirk – Southport
600      Leigh – Ashton-in-Makerfield – Bryn – Wigan
610      Wigan – Worsley Mesnes – Hawkley Hall Circular
621      Wigan – Pemberton – Kitt Green Circular
622      Wigan – Worsley – Pemberton – Kitt Green Circular
624      Bottling Wood – Wigan – Worsley Hall easylink
628      Wigan – Kitt Green – Norley Hall Circular
630      Platt Bridge – Wigan – Billinge easylink
631      Wigan – Highfield Grange – Pemberton Circular
632      Wigan – Highfield Grange – Marus Bridge Circular
638      Wigan – Standish – Wrightington Hosp Circular
639      Wigan – Wrightington Hosp – Standish Circular
640      Wigan – Standish – Shevington Circular
641      Wigan – Standish – Bradley Mills Circular
674      Belle Green – Wigan – Beech Hill – Bottling Wood
938      Wrightington Hospital – Gathurst – Wigan

Download bus timetables from GMPTE

Walking and cycling

Keep Britain Tidy is about a 12 minute walk from Wigan Bus Station or 10 minutes walk from the train station. Walking this distance will help you achieve a third of your daily recommended exercise! To plan your walking route to Keep Britain Tidy use The postcode for Keep Britain Tidy is WN3 4EX.

Keep Britain Tidy welcomes cyclists and there are cycle parking racks underneath our building for your use. Our office is situated close to the following cycle routes:

A traffic free route along the canal towpath to Appley Bridge and Ince
An on road route with cycling facilities along Warrington Road to Ashton-in-makerfield