Holiday period service changes and events

What's on?

Looking for something to do during a holiday period? Take a look at the list of events in our libraries and the civic centre as well as some local community run events in our calendar.

View our Events Calendar

The next holiday is:

 

Service nameChanges and further information
Brent Archives

Please see the libraries section for the archive opening hours.

Brent Civic Centre

The Civic Centre will be closed to the public on:

  • Wednesday 25 December 2019 - Closed
  • Thursday 26 December 2019 - Closed
  • Friday 27 December 2019 - Closed
  • Wednesday 1 January 2020 - Closed

 

Brent Customer Services

Customer Service Centre 

The Contact Centre will always be closed on bank holidays, Easter holidays, Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

We will operate normal opening hours apart from:

  • Wednesday 25 December 2019 - Closed
  • Thursday 26 December 2019 - Closed
  • Friday 27 December 2019 - Closed
  • Wednesday 1 January 2020 - Closed

For urgent and emergency Social Services related enquiries, please contact Harrow Helpline on 020 8863 5250.

For any other emergency Council related enquiries including Brent Housing Management and Noise Nuisance, please call our main switchboard number 020 8937 1234.

Libraries and Museum and Archive 

All libraries and Museum and Archive will have normal opening hours apart from:

DateClosing hours
Tuesday 24 December 2019

Early closing at 4pm

Wednesday 25 December 2019 Closed
Thursday 26 December 2019 Closed
Friday 27 December 2019 Closed
Tuesday 31 December 2019 Early closing at 4pm
Wednesday 1 January 2020 Closed
Noise

You can report noise or other nuisance to the council during the usual hours apart from:

DateOpening hours
Tuesday 24 December 2019

Day service

Wednesday 25 December 2019 Closed
Thursday 26 December 2019 Closed
Friday 27 December 2019 Closed
Saturday 28 December 2019 Out-of-hours service only
Sunday 29 December 2019 Out-of-hours service only
Tuesday 31 December 2019 Closed
Wednesday 1 January 2020 Closed

 

There will be an out-of-hours service between Saturday 28 December 2019 and Sunday 29 December 2019. You can report issues during these times by using our online form and we will review these the next working day. Use the online form or email ens.noiseteam@brent.gov.uk

Parking

Parking enforcement, removal enforcement and car pound will operate normal opening and operational hours apart from: 

DateOn - Street EnforcementRemoval EnforcementCar Pound 
Tuesday 24 December 2019 Enforcement up to 4pm Removal up to 4pm 9am to 4:30pm
Wednesday 25 December 2019 Closed  Closed  Closed
Thursday 26 December 2019 View Bank Holiday Enforcement View Bank Holiday Enforcement Normal Hours
Tuesday 31 December 2019 Enforcement up to 4pm Removal up to 4pm 9am to 4:30pm
Wednesday 1 January 2020 Bank Holiday Enforcement Closed Closed

Permits and daily visitor parking can be purchased online using your online parking account.

Request parking enforcement action if a vehicle is parked unlawfully and is obstructing access to your driveway, a disabled parking bay or on the footway, you can make a request between the hours of 8am to 9:30pm on any day except Christmas Day, for the vehicle to be removed by calling 020 8290 8300 and selecting option 5.

Recycling and waste

If your bin is due to be collected on...It will be collected on...
Monday 23 December 2019 Monday 23 December 2019 - No change
Tuesday 24 December 2019 Tuesday 24 December 2019 - No change
Wednesday 25 December 2019 Friday 27 December 2019
Thursday 26 December 2019 Saturday 28 December 2019
Friday 27 December 2019 Sunday 29 December 2019
Monday 30 December 2019 Monday 30 December 2019 - No change
Tuesday 31 December 2019 Tuesday 31 December 2019 - No change
Wednesday 1 January 2020 Thursday 2 January 2020
Thursday 2 January 2020 Friday 3 January 2020
Friday 3 January 2020 Saturday 4 January 2020

 

Garden waste collections

Garden waste collections take place once a month during December, January and February. Please check the Find Your Collection Day search tool. Find out your next collection day.

You can also sign up for the new 2020/21 garden waste service from the beginning of January. The cost of the service will remain the same as this year. £60 for the year from April to March, £30 for half a year from October to March.

 Christmas tree recycling:

Registration and Nationality hours 

We will operate normal opening hours apart from:

DateOpening hours
Tuesday 24 December 2019 8am to 4pm
Wednesday 25 December 2019 Closed
Thursday 26 December 2019 Closed - Registrar on call 8.30am to 10.30am
Friday 27 December 2019 Closed - Registrar on call 8.30am to 10.30am
Tuesday 31 December 2019 8am to 4pm
Wednesday 1 January 2020 Closed - Registrar on call 8.30am to 10.30am

On days when the service is closed, for urgent burials the registrar is on standby between 8.30am and 10.30am. Please call 0208 937 1010 for our out-of-office telephone message which provides the mobile number you should contact.

Please note: This service will not be available on Christmas Day. You can now book appointments, order certificates and pay ceremony fees online.

Sports and sports centres 

Bridge Park Community Leisure Centre will have normal opening hours apart from:

DateOpening hours
Tuesday 24 December 2019 6.30am to 4pm
Wednesday 25 December 2019 Closed
Thursday 26 December 2019 Closed
Friday 27 December 2019 8am to 6pm
Saturday 28 December 2019 8am to 6pm
Sunday 29 December 2019 9am to 9pm
Monday 30 December 2019 6.30am to 10pm
Tuesday 31 December 2019 6.30am to 4pm
Wednesday 1 January 2020 Closed


Vale Farm Sports Centre 
will have normal opening hours apart from:

DateOpening hours
Tuesday 24 December 2019 9am to 4pm
Wednesday 25 December 2019 Closed
Thursday 26 December 2019 Closed
Friday 27 December 2019 9am to 4pm
Saturday 28 December 2019 9am to 4pm
Sunday 29 December 2019 9am to 4pm
Monday 30 December 2019 9am to 4pm
Tuesday 31 December 2019 9am to 4pm
Wednesday 1 January 2020 Closed


Willesden Sports Centre will have normal opening hours apart from:

DateSwimming Pools  & Steam and Sauna Gym and Sports hallCafe
Tuesday 24 December 2019  8am to 2.30pm

8am to 2.30pm

Closed

Vending option available
Wednesday 25 December 2019 Closed

Closed

Closed

Thursday 26 December 2019 Closed

Closed

Closed

Friday 27 December 2019  7am to 4pm  7am to 7pm

Closed

Vending option available

Saturday 28 December 2019  8am to 5pm 8am to 5.30pm  9am to 4pm 
Sunday 29 December 2019  8am to 5pm 8am to 5.30pm  9am to 4pm 
Monday 30 December 2019  7am to 4pm  7am to 7pm  9am to 3pm
Tuesday 31 December 2019  7am to 4pm    7am to 4pm  

Closed

Vending option available

Wednesday 1 January 2020  Closed  Closed  Closed


Club activities

Contact clubs to check if their sport activity sessions are running.

 

What's on?

Looking for something to do during a holiday period? Take a look at the list of events in our libraries and the civic centre as well as some local community run events in our calendar.

View our Events Calendar