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 open as usual apart from:

  • Tuesday 25 December  2018 - closed
  • Wednesday 25 December 2018 - closed
  • Tuesday 1 January 2019 - 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:

  • Tuesday 25 December  2018 - closed
  • Wednesday 25 December 2018 - closed
  • Tuesday 1 January 2019 - 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:

  • Early closing at 4pm on Monday 24 December and Monday 31 December 2018
  • Closed on Tuesday 25 December, Wednesday 26 December 2018 and Tuesday 1 January 2019
Noise

Over Christmas and the New Year you can report noise or other nuisance to the council at the following times: 

DatesDetails
Monday 24 December 11am - 6pm
Tuesday 25 December and Wednesday 26 December CLOSED
Thursday 27 December and Friday 28 December 11am - 6pm
Saturday 29 December and Sunday 30 December CLOSED
Monday 31 December 11am - 6pm
Tuesday 1 January 2019 CLOSED
Wednesday 2 January 2019  11am - 6pm

 

There will be no emergency out-of-hours service between 24th December 2018 and 2 January 2019. You can report issues during these times by using our online form and we will review these the next working day. Click here for the online form or email ens.noiseteam@brent.gov.uk.

Parking

Contact Centre

The Contact Centre will operate normal opening hours apart from:

  • Tuesday 25 December 2018 - closed
  • Wednesday 26 December 2018 - closed
  • Tuesday 1 January 2019 - closed

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

Parking Enforcement

We do not enforce resident parking bays and pay and display bays on 25th December.

View details of parking restrictions on other bank holidays.

Please note that Wembley Event day parking restrictions will be in place on Wednesday 26 December 2018 and Saturday 29 December 2018.

Request parking enforcement action

Car Pound

The car pound is closed on Tuesday 25th December 2018 and Tuesday 1st January 2019.

Recycling and waste

If your bin is due to be collected on...It will be collected on...
Tuesday 25 December 2018 Thursday 27 December
Wednesday 26 December 2018 Friday 28 December
Thursday 27 December 2018 Saturday 29 December
Friday 28 December 2018 Sunday 30 December
Monday 31 December 2018 Monday 31 December
Tuesday 1 January 2018 Saturday 5 January 

 

 Christmas tree recycling:

  • Take it to a drop off point in a local park or green space from 31 December 2018 - 13 January 2019 - more info
  • Take it to the Reuse and Recycling Centre on Abbey Road - Closed on 25 - 26 December 2018 and 1 January 2019 - more info
  • Arrange for it to be taken as part of our bulky waste service - more info

Registration and Nationality hours 

Date Details
Saturday 22 December and Sunday 23 December 2018 Open as usual by appointment
Monday 24 December 2018 Open 8:30am - 4pm
Christmas Day - Tuesday 25 December 2018 CLOSED
Boxing Day - Wednesday 26 December 2018 CLOSED (officer on standby)
Thursday 27 December and Friday 28 December 2018 Open as usual 
Saturday 29 December and Sunday 30 December 2018 Open as usual by appointment
Monday 31 December 2018 Open 8:30am - 4pm
Tuesday 1 January 2019 CLOSED (officer on standby)
Wednesday 2 January 2019 Open as usual

On days when the service is closed, for urgent burials please contact 020 8937 1010 between 8am and 10am. 

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:

  • Early closing at 4pm on Monday 24 December and Monday 31 December 2018
  • Closed on Tuesday 25 December, Wednesday 26 December 2018 and Tuesday 1 January 2019

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

  • Monday 24 December 2018 open 6am-4pm
  • Closed Tuesday 25, Wednesday 26 December 2018 and Tuesday 1 January
  • Thursday 27 to Monday 31 December open each day 9am-4pm  

Willesden Sports Centre will have normal opening hours apart from:

  • Monday 24 December 2018 open 8am-4pm
  • Closed Tuesday 25,  Wednesday 26 December 2018 and Tuesday 1 January 2019
  • Thursday 27 and Friday 28 December 2018 open 7am-7pm (pool open until 4pm)
  • Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 December 2018 open 8am-5.30pm
  • Monday 31 December 2018 open 7am-4pm

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