Council offices and libraries are closed on bank holidays, although you can access online services on this website 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our Contact Centre will remain open for emergency calls only.
Bank holidays 2018
Bank holidays in England and Wales.
|Monday, 1 January||New Year's Day|
|Friday, 30 March||Good Friday|
|Monday, 2 April||Easter Monday|
|Monday, 7 May||Early May bank holiday|
|Monday, 28 May||Spring bank holiday|
|Monday, 27 August||Summer bank holiday|
|Tuesday, 25 December||Christmas Day|
|Wednesday, 26 December||Boxing Day|
Our Contact Centre will be open for emergency calls only.
There are no bin collections on a Monday. We do, however, collect bins as per normal at Easter on Good Friday. Please remember to put your bin out by 7am as normal. Check usual bin collection days through MyAccount.
Household waste and recycling centres
The 2 recycling centres in Rochdale remain open on bank holidays but only close on Christmas Day (25 December) and New Year’s Day (1 January).
Find waste and recycling sites.
Libraries and customer services
Libraries and customer services will be closed on bank holidays, although libraries will be open the weekends before and after.
You can access online library resources at any time:
Housing Benefit payments
BACS payments and cheques due on Bank Holidays will be paid a day early.
There are no other changes to Housing Benefit payments.
Link4Life - leisure facilities
Some Link4Life leisure facilities remain open on bank holiday and all services only close on Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Follow the relevant link to view the various opening hours of the centres.
Link4Life is a Cultural Trust set up by Rochdale Borough Council to deliver leisure and cultural services in the borough.