Published: Sunday, 17th Nov 2019

Update Sun 24 November

Irwell Valley Housing Association has posted the latest information for residents of the Arches and the Picture House

Residents of the Picture House click here:

Residents of the Arches click here:

If you a resident of Irwell Valley at the Arches or the Picture House there is a new team of colleagues to help you. They are available all day, so you can call Andrew on 07767 620173, Tracey on 07443024229 or Annabel on 07831296517.


A drop-in centre is available this weekend for residents and students affected by the fire. They will be able to call in for help and advice or if they just need someone to chat to.

It will be at the Crompton Place in a unit near to Warren James the jewellers. It will be open 11am-1pm on Saturday 23, Sunday 24 and Monday 25 Nov.


We have been in touch with residents who were evacuated to local hotels following the fire at the Cube student block. If we haven’t spoken to you please can you get in touch on 01204 333333 to register your needs and requirements. 


Click here for Frequently asked questions 


If you have any queries, need emergency accommodation, or have other welfare issues the council can be contacted on 01204 333333. 

If you need your prescriptions please contact your GP out of hours service.

Thank you for your patience, we know this is frustrating, but the area is still not safe to return.


Remaining road closures

Top of Clive street (where Institute Street starts)

Breightmet Street (both the top of Carlton Street and where it exits onto Bradshawgate)

Bradshawgate (one lane directly in front of The Cube)