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Our services at Christmas: Everything you need to know

The opening times of Wiltshire Council facilities and services will vary over Christmas and New Year. On Christmas Eve many council services will be closed. All council services and facilities will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

Published 17 December 2020
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Customer services opening hours

Monday 21 December - 9:00am-5:00pm

Tuesday 22 December - 9:00am-5:00pm

Wednesday 23 December - 9:00am-5:00pm

Thursday 24 December - office closed

Friday 25 December - office closed

Saturday 26 December - office closed

Sunday 27 December - office closed

Monday 28 December - office closed

Tuesday 29 December - 9:00am-5:00pm

Wednesday 30 December - 9:00am-5:00pm

Thursday 31 Tuesday 29 December - 9:00am-5:00pm

Friday 1 January - office closed

 

From Monday 4 January onwards - normal opening hours

 

Wiltshire Wellbeing hub opening hours

Monday 21 December - 9:00am-5:00pm

Tuesday 22 December - 9:00am-5:00pm

Wednesday 23 December - 9:00am-5:00pm

Thursday 24 December - office closed

Friday 25 December - office closed

Saturday 26 December - office closed

Sunday 27 December - office closed

Monday 28 December - office closed

Tuesday 29 December - 9:00am-5:00pm

Wednesday 30 December - 9:00am-5:00pm

Thursday 31 Tuesday 29 December - 9:00am-5:00pm

Friday 1 January - office closed

From Monday 4 January onwards - normal opening hours

 

Normal out of hours emergency options outside of office hours.

 

Council office opening hours

County Hall:

Thursday 24 December - 9am-4pm for the library and registration service (for pre-booked appointments only).

Friday 25 December - closed

Monday 28 December - closed

Tuesday 29 December - 9am- 5pm

Wednesday 30 December - 9am- 5pm

Thursday 31 December - 9am- 5pm

Friday 1 January - closed

Monday 4 January - normal opening hours

Monkton Park:

Thursday 24 December - closed

Friday 25 December - closed

Monday 28 December - closed

Tuesday 29 December - 9am- 5pm

Wednesday 30 December - 9am- 5pm

Thursday 31 December - 9am- 5pm

Friday 1 January - closed

Monday 4 January - normal opening hours

Bourne Hill:

Thursday 24 December - closed

Friday 25 December - closed

Monday 28 December - closed

Tuesday 29 December - 9am- 5pm

Wednesday 30 December - 9am- 5pm

Thursday 31 December - 9am- 5pm

Friday 1 January - closed

Monday 4 January - normal opening hours

 

Wiltshire libraries opening hours

All libraries due to open on Thursday 24 December will close at 1pm or at their usual closing time if that is earlier.  

All libraries will be closed on 25, 26, 27 and 28 December and 1 January.  

Libraries with additional changes to Christmas opening hours

Aldbourne - Will close at 5pm on Thursday 31 December.

Downton - Will close at 4pm on Tuesday 29 December.

Mobile libraries - Will be off the road on Thursday 24 December.

Residential homes mobile - Will be off the road on 24, 29, 30 and 31 December.

Tidworth - Will be closed on Thursday 31 December.

 

Waste and recycling collection dates

There will be no waste or recycling collections on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

There will be catch up collections on Saturday 2 January and Saturday 9 January.

Garden waste collections will be suspended for two weeks from Friday 25 December and will restart on Saturday 9 January for people that would have had a collection on Friday 8 January 2021.

All collections, including garden waste, will return to normal from Monday 11 January 2020.

 Your normal collection day

Rescheduled household waste, and recycling collection day

Garden waste collection day

Thursday 24 December

No change

No change

Friday 25 December Christmas Day

Monday 28 December

No collection

Monday 28 December

Tuesday 29 December

No collection

Tuesday 29 December

Wednesday 30 December

No collection

Wednesday 30 December

 Thursday 31 December

No collection

Thursday 31 December

Saturday 2 January

No collection

Friday 1 January

New Year's Day

Monday 4 January

No collection

Monday 4 January

Tuesday 5 January

No collection

Tuesday 5 January

Wednesday 6 January

No collection

 Wednesday 6 January

Thursday 7 January

No collection

Thursday 7 January

Friday 8 January

No collection

Friday 8 January

Saturday 9 January

Saturday 9 January

Monday 11 January

No change

No change

 

Household recycling centre opening times

All household recycling centres will be closed on 25 December, 26 December and 1 January.

Only the Amesbury, Marlborough, Melksham and Purton sites will be open on 24 December from 10am and 4pm.

You will need to book a slot online before visiting one of our household recycling centres.

 Site

Wed 23 Dec

Thur 24 Dec

Fri 25 Dec

Sat 26 Dec

Sun 27 Dec

Mon 28 Dec

Tue 29 Dec

Wed 30 Dec

Thur 31 Dec

Fri 1 Jan

Sat 2 Jan

Amesbury

X

Closes 1pm

X

X

Y

Y

X

X

Y

X

Y

Calne

X

X

X

X

Y

Y

Y

X

X

X

Y

Devizes

Y

X

X

X

Y

Y

Y

Y

X

X

Y

Marlborough

X

Closes 1pm

X

X

Y

Y

X

X

Y

X

Y

Melksham

X

Closes 1pm

X

X

Y

Y

X

X

Y

X

Y

Purton

X

Closes 1pm

X

X

Y

Y

X

X

Y

X

Y

Salisbury

Y

X

X

X

Y

Y

Y

Y

X

X

Y

Stanton St Quinton

Y

X

X

X

Y

Y

Y

Y

X

X

Y

Trowbridge

Y

X

X

X

Y

Y

Y

Y

X

X

Y

Warminster

X

X

X

X

Y

Y

Y

X

X

X

Y


For information about what can be recycled at household recycling centres and how to recycle Christmas trees, visit Rubbish and recycling

Leisure centre opening dates and times

 

Weds 23 Dec

Thurs 24 Dec

Fri 25, Sat 26, Sun 27 and Mon 28 Dec

Tues 29 Dec

Weds 30 Dec

Thurs 31 Dec

Fri 1 Jan

Sat 2 Jan

Amesbury Sports Centre

9am - 5pm

9am - 1pm

Closed

9am - 3pm

9am - 3pm

9am - 1pm

Closed

Reopening hours

Calne Leisure Centre

6.30am - 8pm

6.30am - 1pm

Closed

6.30am - 8pm

6.30am - 8pm

6.30am - 1pm

Closed

Reopening hours

Devizes Leisure Centre

7am - 8am

7am - 1pm

Closed

7am - 8pm

7am - 8pm

7am - 1pm

Closed

Reopening hours

Durrington Swimming Pool

6.45am - 1pm

6.45am - pm

Closed

6.45am - 2pm

6.45am - 1pm

6.45am - 1pm

Closed

Reopening hours

Five Rivers Health and Wellbeing Centre (Salisbury)

7am - 8pm

7am - 1pm

Closed

7am - 8pm

7am - 8pm

7am - 1pm

Closed

Reopening hours

Marlborough Leisure Centre

7am - 8pm

7am - 1pm

Closed

7am - 8pm

7am - 8pm

7am - 1pm

Closed

Reopening hours

Nadder Centre (Tisbury)

1pm - 9pm

8am - 1pm

Closed

8am - 1pm

8am - 1pm

8am - 1pm

Closed

Reopening hours

Springfield Community Campus (Corsham)

7am - 8pm

7am - 1pm

Closed

7am - 8pm

7am - 8pm

7am - 1pm

Closed

Reopening hours

The Vale Community Campus (Pewsey)

10am - 8pm

7am - 1pm

Closed

10am - 8pm

10am - 8pm

7am - 1pm

Closed

Reopening hours

Tidworth Leisure Centre

12noon - 8pm

12noon - 3pm

Closed

12noon - 5pm

12noon - 5pm

12noon - 3pm

Closed

Reopening hours

 

Opening times for leisure centres over Christmas and New Year can be found on each leisure centre webpage Leisure and sport centres - Wiltshire Council

 

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

All visits must be booked in advance and all documents must be pre-ordered. Visit www.wshc.org.uk for details.

Thursday 24 December - closed

Friday 25 December - closed

Saturday 26 closed - as normal

Sunday 27 closed - as normal

Monday 28 December - closed as normal

Tuesday 29 December - 9.30 am- 5pm

Wednesday 30 December - 9.30 am- 5pm

Thursday 31 December - 9.30 am- 5pm

Friday 1 January - closed

Saturday 2 closed - as normal

Sunday 3 closed - as normal

Monday 4 January - closed as normal

 

Registration offices in Chippenham, Salisbury and Trowbridge

Opening dates and times at our Chippenham, Salisbury and Trowbridge main offices.  All outstations remain closed because of COVID and our inability to maintain 2m social distancing in these offices.

You will need to pre-booked an appointment before visiting.

Thursday 24 December

- Chippenham and Salisbury 9am-4pm

- Trowbridge 9am-4.30pm

Friday 25 December - office closed

Saturday 26 December - office closed

Sunday 27 December - office closed

Monday 28 December - office closed

Tuesday 29 December - 9:00am-5:00pm

Wednesday 30 December - 9:00am-5:00pm

Thursday 31 Tuesday 29 December - 9:00am-5:00pm

Friday 1 January - office closed

From Monday 4 January onwards - normal opening hours

Published 17 December 2020
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