Bin collections

Normal collection day Revised collection day
Tuesday 25 December 2018 Thursday 27 December 2018
Wednesday 26 December 2018 Friday 28 December 2018
Thursday 27 December 2018 Saturday 29 December 2018
Friday 28 December 2018 Sunday 30 December 2018
Tuesday 1 January 2019 Wednesday 2 January 2018
Wednesday 2 January 2019 Thursday 3 January 2019
Thursday 3 January 2019 Friday 4 January 2019
Friday 4 January 2019 Saturday 5 January 2019

Normal collections start again on Tuesday 8 January 2019. For more information, please visit the rubbish, waste and recycling page. You can also find out more about recycling at Christmas here.

Check your bin day

Household Waste Recycling Centres

Date Opening hours
Monday 24 December 2018 (Christmas Eve) 8am-4pm
Tuesday 25 December 2018 Closed
Wednesday 26 December 2018 (Boxing Day) Closed
Thursday 27 December 2018 Open as normal 8am-6pm
Friday 28 December 2018 Open as normal 8am-6pm
Saturday 29 December 2018 Open as normal 8am-6pm
Sunday 30 December 2018 Open as normal 8am-6pm
Monday 31 December 2018 (New Year's Eve) 8am-4pm
Tuesday 1 January 2019 (New Year's Day) Closed

Normal opening hours will resume from Wednesday 2 January 2019. For more information on Household Waste Recycling Centres, visit the webpage here.

From Monday 7 January, Walbottle Household Waste Recycling Centre will be opening at 10am.

Register Office

 Date       Opening hours
Monday 24 December 2018 (Christmas Eve) 8.30am-3pm
Tuesday 25 December 2018 (Christmas Day) Closed
Wednesday 26 December 2018 (Boxing Day) Closed
Monday 31 December 2018 (New Years Eve) 8.30am-3pm
Tuesday 1 January 2019 (New Year's Day) Closed

Parents wishing to register the birth of their child should note that the birth registration drop in service will be available each day until 30 minutes before closing time.  Birth registrations will not be available to customers arriving after 2.30pm on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and after 4pm on all other days.

Bereavement Services

 Date       Opening hours
Monday 24 December 2018 (Christmas Eve) 8.15am-3pm
Tuesday 25 December 2018 (Christmas Day) Closed
Wednesday 26 December 2018 (Boxing Day) Closed
Monday 31 December 2018 (New Years Eve) 8.15am-3pm
Tuesday 1 January 2019 (New Year's Day) Closed

Please note that the interactive voice booking system will take cremation bookings every day, 24 hours per day over the holiday period.  The telephone number is 0191 2116946.

The Register Office and Bereavement Services will be open as normal on all other days

Community and Information Hubs and Libraries

All sites will be open their normal days up to and including Sunday 23 December 2018 and reopen on their normal days from Friday 4 January 2019.

Some of our bigger sites will be open between Thursday 27 and Sunday 30 December. Details can be found at www.newcastle.gov.uk/libraries.

Our contact centres will be open their normal days up to and including Monday 24 December and re open their normal days from Thursday 27 December. The centres will be closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

Find out branch opening hours for libraries in Newcastle.

Multi-storey car parks

To see opening times for the council's multi-storey car parks over the festive period, please click here. Visit Car parks and on street parking for more information.

Christmas and New Year celebrations in Newcastle

For more information, visit the Newcastle Gateshead website.

Other advice

You can also visit our winter weather page for gritting information and how to stay safe and warm.

Page last updated: 
18 December 2018
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