Frequently Asked Questions

How can I get to Snakes and Slides using Public Transport?

You can get to Snakes and Slides Indoor Soft Play Centre using a combination of Train and Bus services. A breakdown by nearby locations has been provided below to assist you in getting to Snakes and Slides.

When taking the bus;

Snakes and Slides Indoor Soft Play Centre is located approximately five minutes away from Middleton Bus Station, with the closest bus stop located immediately outside the Play Centre premises. So if you’re travelling from…

Rochdale– Depart from Rochdale Bus Station, taking the Number 17 (Service Provider : First) bus and exit when you arrive at Middleton Bus Station.

Bury - Depart from Bury Interchange, taking the Number 58 (Service Provider : First) bus and exit when you arrive at Middleton Bus Station.

Heywood – Depart from Heywood Church Street (Heywood Library), taking the Number 163 (Service Provider : First) bus and exit when you arrive at Middleton Bus Station.

Oldham– Depart from Oldham Bus Station, taking the Number 58 (Service Provider : First) bus and exit when you arrive at Middleton Bus Station.

From Middleton Bus Station –  Take the Number 80 or Number 112(Service Provider : Bluebird) bus and exit when you arrive at Grimshaw Lane.

When taking the train;

You can now get to Snakes and Slides Indoor Soft Play Centre using the train, as we are conveniently located ten minutes away from Moston Train Station. So no matter where your coming from you can get to Snakes and Slides, without any problems.

Rochdale– Depart from Rochdale Train Station, taking the Manchester Victoria Train and exit when you arrive at Moston Train Station

Heywood– Depart from Castleton Train Station, taking the Manchester VictoriaTrain and exit when you arrive at Moston Train Station

From Moston Train Station– Take the Number 112  (Service Provider : Bluebird) bus and exit when you arrive at Grimshaw Lane.

Whilst we make every effort to keep the above public transport details up-to-date, please note that bus and train routes are always subject to change. We therefore advise you to check the times directly with Transport for Greater Manchester


How can I get to Snakes and Slides from the Motorway?

Find the way to Snakes and Slides Indoor Soft Play Centre with our motorway directions guide to ensure your Snakes and Slides visit gets off to the perfect start.

From Heaton Park;

  1. 1.   Exit at Junction 19 from M60 Orbital Motorway,
  2. 2.   Slight left onto Middleton Rd/A576,
  3. 3.   Continue to follow A576,
  4. 4.   At the roundabout, take the (3rd Exit) onto Middleton Way/A576,
  5. 5.   At the roundabout, take the (2nd Exit) onto Oldham Rd/A664,
  6. 6.   Continue to follow Oldham Rd,
  7. 7.   At the roundabout continue straight ahead on Oldham Rd (2nd Exit),
  8. 8.   At the first traffic light turn right onto Townley St/B6189,
  9. 9.   Turn left (follow round) onto Grimshaw Ln/B6189,
  10. 10. You will then find Snakes and Slides on the left hand Side.

From Middleton Heywood (M62, Junction 19);

  1. 1.   Exit the roundabout onto Middleton Rd/A6046,
  2. 2.   Continue to follow A6046,
  3. 3.   Turn right onto Rochdale Rd/A664,
  4. 4.   Continue to follow A664,
  5. 5.   Go through 1 roundabout,
  6. 6.   At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Oldham Rd/A669,
  7. 7.   Turn right onto Townley St/B6189,
  8. 8.   Turn left (follow round) onto Grimshaw Ln/B6189,
  9. 9.   You will then find Snakes and Slides on the left hand Side.

From Middleton Blackely (M60, Junction 20);

  1. 1.   After taking Exit 20 on the M60 Orbital Motorway, keep to the left lane,
  2. 2.   Turn left onto Manchester New Rd/A664 and continue to the end of the road,
  3. 3.   At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Oldham Rd/A664,
  4. 4.   Continue to follow Oldham Rd,
  5. 5.   At the roundabout continue straight ahead on Oldham Rd (2nd Exit),
  6. 6.   At the first traffic light turn right onto Townley St/B6189,
  7. 7.   Turn left (follow round) onto Grimshaw Ln/B6189,
  8. 8.   You will then find Snakes and Slides on the left hand Side.

How do Snakes and Slides ensure safety and cleanliness is of highest priority?

Snakes and Slides Indoor Soft Play Centre is fully aware that we have a duty of care to provide a safe and clean environment for children and parents. Subsequently, Snakes and Slides have always had and will continue to implement a Proactive Cleaning and Maintenance Programme. A planned cleaning process enables Snakes and Slides to ensure that the Play Centre Facilities always exceeds customer health and safety expectations.

Our focus on keeping the play centre clean and tidy at all times is one of the reasons why Snakes and Slides Indoor Soft Play Centre has been awarded the accolade of the “Best Indoor Soft Play Centre in Manchester” by Mamas and Papas, the leading UK baby and toddler products retailer.


What happens after I book my son’s/daughter’s birthday party at Snakes and Slides?

We have compiled the following “What Happens Next” guidelines to ensure your party and the leading time up to the party remains as stress free and enjoyable as possible. If you require further information or advice, please speak with the manager on duty.


How does Snakes and Slides cater for my Special Dietary / Accessibility Requirements?

Snakes and Slides is committed to providing a friendly welcome and comfortable visit for all our customers regardless of any disability, dietary or mobility requirements. If you have any queries regarding access to, and accessibility of, Snakes and Slides, please see below or contact us by phone on 0161 653 1221.

Car-parking – The car park is directly outside the front door. It is free to park for customers, well-lit for all year round access and surrounded by a secure fence. There are also disabled parking spaces available.

Arrival and access – The pavement surface from the car park and all other access/exit points is smooth and flat with no gravel or steps. Access to the play centre is on one level and all doors are wide enough to accommodate wheelchairs and pushchairs.

Toilets – In addition to the Male and Female Toilets, there is also a disabled toilet with a grab rail and emergency cord, as well as baby changing facilities with easy access.

Dietary Requirements - We are pleased to accommodate dietary requirements whenever possible, and would recommend that you contact the manager on duty or head chef for more details. Please note that food is prepared in a kitchen where there are nut, dairy and gluten based products, as a result if you/your child is allergic to any of these, or any other food items please contact the manager on duty or head chef so we can make special arrangements.

Our ability to meet the demands of all our customers is another reason why Snakes and Slides Indoor Soft Play Centre has been awarded the accolade of the “Best Indoor Soft Play Centre in Manchester” by Mamas and Papas, the leading UK baby and toddler products retailer.

 


Does Snakes and Slides offer Group Discount?

Snakes and Slides is Manchester’s ultimate play and party venue with fun packed activities for everyone to enjoy.We have fantastic group offers available for schools, nurseries, scouts, cubs, childminders, and many more groups.

To see if you qualify for a Group Booking Discount, please contact a member of our management team on 0161 653 1221 who will be delighted to discuss your requirements.

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Our opening times are subject to change and we do close early on occasion. To avoid disappointment we advise all our customers to call in advance of their journey. Our telephone number is 0161 653 1221. Alternatively, you can check our Facebook page for daily updates regarding these changes.