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Holiday arrangements

  • Christmas holiday arrangements

    Opening hours and services may vary during public holidays. Please check back for more updates (last updated: 19 November 2020).

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Services

  • Bin and box collections

    Black waste bins

    Usual collection date New collection date
    Thursday 24 December, Christmas Eve As normal
    Friday 25 December, Christmas Day Sunday 27 December
    Monday 28 December As normal
    Thursday 31 December, New Year's Eve As normal
    Friday 1 January, New Year's Day

    Sunday 3 January
     

    Recycling bins and boxes

    Usual collection date New collection date
    Thursday 24 December, Christmas Eve As normal
    Friday 25 December, Christmas Day Sunday 27 December
    Monday 28 December As normal
    Thursday 31 December, New Year's Eve As normal
    Friday 1 January, New Year's Day

    Bryson recycling boxes - Saturday 2 January
    Wheelie boxes - Sunday 3 January
    Purple glass boxes - Sunday 3 January

     

     

     

  • Recycling centres

    Our recycling centres will be closed on Christmas Day (Friday 25 December), Boxing Day (Saturday 26 December) and New Year’s Day (Friday 1 January).

  • Births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships

    The Registration Office is operating an appointment only service. Read about our current arrangements and how to make an appointment.

    Date Opening times
    Thursday 24 December 9.30am - 1pm
    Friday 25 December Closed
    Saturday 26 December Closed
    Sunday 27 December Closed
    Monday 28 December Open from 9.30am to 12noon for registration of deaths only
    Tuesday 29 December 9.30am - 4.15pm
    Wednesday 30 December 9.30am - 4.15pm
    Thursday 31 December Open from 9.30am to 12noon for registration of deaths only
    Friday 1 January Closed

     

Venues and facilities

  • St George's Market

    Get your last minute gifts and fresh Christmas dinner ingredients from St George’s Market. The market's opening hours will return to normal on Saturday 2 January.

    Day Time
    Monday 21, Tuesday 22 and Wednesday 23 December 10am - 3pm
    Thursday 24 December 8am - 2pm
    Friday 25 December Closed
    Saturday 26 December Closed
    Sunday 27 December Closed
    Friday 1 January 2021 Closed
  • Smithfield Market

    Smithfield Market will be open every Sunday in December. Smithfield's opening hours will return to normal on Saturday 2 January 2021.

    Day Times
    Monday - Saturday 9am - 5.30pm
    Sunday 1pm - 6pm
    Thursday 24 December (Christmas Eve) 9am - 5.30pm
    Friday 25 December (Christmas Day) Closed
    Saturday 26 December (Boxing Day) Closed
    Sunday 27 December 1pm - 6pm
    Monday 28  December - Thursday 31 December 9am - 5.30pm
    Friday 1 January 2021 (New Year’s Day) Closed
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