Wigan Centre

Opening Times: Monday – Friday – 8.30am – 4.30pm

Tel: 01942 932585

Fax: 01942 932586

International Tel: +44 1942 932585
International Fax: +44 1942 932586

Email: admin@caw.ac.uk

Address: The College of Animal Welfare, Skills Centre, Prescott Street, Wigan, WN6 7DD

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Set between Manchester and Liverpool the centre is near to the A49 and A577 or just a 10 minute walk from Wigan North Western or Wigan Wallgate train station. This makes the Wigan centre easily accessible by either road or public transport. For full directions please see below.

The Wigan centre runs a full-time Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing programme that is available on a day release basis starting in either September, January or April each year.

Please note that no animals should be brought onto the College site unless permission has been given, in advance, by the centre manager.

The College will not be held responsible for any damages caused to your vehicle whilst on the College property.

Directions from Wigan Wallgate and Wigan North Western Stations

The walk from the station should take you about 10 minutes.

From Wigan North Western

  • Turn right as you come out of the station.
  • At Wallgate station turn left on to King Street West.

From Wigan Wallgate

  • Turn left as you come out of the station.
  • Take the next left on to King Street West.

From King Street West

  • Turn left on to Dorning Street, follow the road round to the end.
  • Turn left on to Frog Lane.
  • Go under the railway bridge and then take the next left on to Prescott Street.
  • You will see signs for ProCo on your left hand side.

From M6 South

  • Leave at junction 26
  • Take right onto the A577
  • Carry on to Saddle Junction
  • Stay in the lane for the town centre under the bridge.
  • Take the 2nd left on to Wilcock Street
  • Then take the 3rd left on to Miry Lane.
  • Go under the bridge and follow the road round to the right
  • After passing the traffic light and going under the bridge take the 1st right into CAW

From M6 North

  • Take exit 25
  • At the roundabout take 1st exit on to A49 Warrington Road
  • Continue on through 4 sets of traffic lights
  • Roundabout – straight ahead, 2nd exit
  • Go under the bridge
  • At the next set of lights move over into the middle lane heading into Wigan town centre
  • Stay in the lane for the town centre under the bridge.
  • Take the 2nd left on to Wilcock Street
  • Then take the 3rd left on to Miry Lane.
  • Go under the bridge and follow the road round to the right
  • After passing the traffic light and going under the bridge take the 1st right into CAW