Bank holiday and Christmas closures and updates

Bank holiday office closures and updates

Our Contact Centre will remain open for emergency calls only.

UK bank holidays

If the bank holiday is on weekend, ‘substitute’ weekday becomes a bank holiday, which is normally the following Monday.

Contact us

Council offices are closed on bank holidays.

Bin collections

There are no planned changes to bin collections over the Christmas and New Year period.

If you don't know which day your bin is normally collected, you can check by using our bin collection calendar.

Household waste and recycling centres (tips)

Get the latest information and opening times about household waste and recycling centres.

Libraries and customer services

Libraries and customer services will be closed on bank holidays.

We may need to temporarily close libraries for various reasons such as building works, staff resources and unforeseen circumstances. View temporary library closures

You can continue to access online library resources at any time:

Housing benefit payments

BACS payments and cheques due to be paid on bank holidays will be paid the day before the bank holiday.

There are no other changes to Housing Benefit payments.

The Register Office

Pre-booked ceremonies will continue to go ahead. 

For urgent enquiries please call the out-of-hours phone number 0300 303 8875

Your Trust (Link4Life) - leisure facilities

Your Trust is Cultural Trust set up by Rochdale Borough Council to deliver leisure and cultural services in the borough.