Holiday period service changes and events

The next holiday is:

Service nameChanges and further information
Brent Archives

Please see the libraries section for the archive opening hours.

Brent Civic Centre

Brent Civic Centre will be closed on the following days over the holiday period:

  • Christmas Day, Monday 25 December 2017
  • Boxing Day, Tuesday 26 December 2017
  • New Year's Day, Monday 1 January 2018

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 operate the following opening hours over the holiday period:

  • Monday 25 December 2017 – Closed
  • Tuesday 26 December 2017 – Closed
  • Wednesday 27 – Friday 29 December 2017 – Open and normal service
  • Monday 1 January 2018 – Closed

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

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

Libraries and Museum and Archive 

All libraries will have normal opening hours apart from:

Sunday 24 December – close at 4pm
Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 December – closed
Sunday 31 December – close at 4pm
Monday 1 January 2018 – closed 

Noise

The council will be operating the following service over Christmas and the New Year. You can report noise or other nuisance to the council over the festive period at the following times:

  • Sunday 24 December 2017 – 6pm to midnight
  • Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 December 2017 –Closed
  • Wednesday 27 to Friday 29 December 2017 – Service operates as usual from 11am to 2am
  • Saturday 30 December 2017 – 6pm to 2am
  • Sunday 31 December 2017 and Monday 1January 2018 - Closed

View further information about reporting noise or other nuisance over the holiday period

Parking

Parking restrictions on a bank holiday 

Spurs play Southampton at Wembley Stadium on Tuesday 26 December 2017 and event day parking restictions will be in place one hour before the match is due to start at 12.30pm.

Please note, we don't enforce resident parking bays or pay and display bays on Christmas Day. 

Recycling and waste 

You can see your collection calendar online by using the find my collection day search facility.

Christmas Recycling Collections

Please see revised collection dates for refuse and recycling for the holiday period below:

Bin due for collection on Will be collected on
Monday 25 December Saturday 23 December
Tuesday 26 December Sunday 24 December
Monday 1 January  Saturday 30 December

Abbey Road Reuse and Recycling Centre will be closed on the following days over the holiday period:

  • Monday 25 December
  • Tuesday 26 December
  • Monday 1 January 2018

Registration and Nationality hours 

We will be operating the following service hours over the holiday period:

  • Monday 25 December - Closed
  • Tuesday 26 December - Registrar available on 02089371010
  • Wednesday 27 December  - Friday 29 December - Open as usual
  • Saturday 30 December  - Sunday 31 December - Open as usual by appointment
  • Monday 1 January 2018 - Registrar available on 02089371010

For all urgent burials please call 020 8937 1010, where you will be provided a mobile number for the Registrar on duty during the call out period.

Sports and sports centres 

Bridge Park

  • Sunday 24 December - 9am to 4pm
  • Monday 25 December - Tuesday 26 December - Closed
  • Wednesday 27 December - 30 December - Normal
  • Sunday 31 December - 9am to 4pm
  • Monday 1 January 2018 - Closed

Willesden 

Please see holiday opening hours for Willesden Sport Centre

Vale Farm 

Normal opening hours apply apart from:

  • Sunday 24 December - 10am to 4pm
  • Monday 25 December - Tuesday 26 December - Closed
  • Wednesday 27 December - 31 December - 10am to 4pm
  • Monday 1 January 2018 - Closed

Full opening hours for Vale Farm sports centre.

Club activities

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