Christmas and New Year services and opening times

This page gives details of the services, eg rubbish collections, and opening times of offices and leisure centres over Christmas and New Year.

The out-of-hours service is fully operational and can be contacted on (01255) 222022 for all emergencies. This service is available 24/7.

We wish you a Happy Christmas and New Year.

Rubbish and recycling collection arrangements

Normal Day of Collection

Revised Day of Collection

 

 Monday 24th December 2018

Monday 24th December 2018

Tuesday 25th December 2018

Thursday 27th December 2018

Wednesday 26th December 2018

Friday 28th December 2018

Thursday 27th December 2018

Saturday 29th December 2018

Friday 28th December 2018

Monday 31st December 2018

 

Monday 31st December 2018

Wednesday 2nd January 2019

Tuesday 1st January 2019

Thursday 3rd January 2019

Wednesday 2nd January 2019

Friday 4th January 2019

Thursday 3rd January 2019

Saturday 5th January 2019

Friday 4th January 2019

Monday 7th January 2019

 

Monday 7th January 2019

Tuesday 8th January 2019

Tuesday 8th January 2019

Wednesday 9th January 2019

Wednesday 9th January 2019

Thursday 10th January 2019

Thursday 10th January 2019

Friday 11th January 2019

Friday 11th January 2019

Saturday 12th January 2019

All collections return to normal week commencing Monday 14th  January 2019

Please remember that refuse, food waste and recyclable materials are collected each week from all domestic properties in the Tendring District.

Please place the refuse and recycling that was due for collection on your NORMAL day of collection out for collection on your REVISED day of collection before 7am. 

Please store your waste within the boundary of your property until it is due for collection.

Garden Waste

Please remember that the Garden Waste Service is suspended over the Christmas period which runs from Monday 24th December to Friday 4th January 2019 and will resume on the week commencing Monday 7th January 2019.  Any resident signed up to the Council's garden waste collection service will be able to put their trees out on collection day next to their bin to be picked up.

Recycling - Do your Bit!

Christmas cards and wrapping paper (except foil wrapping paper) can be put out for collection with your usual paper and card (red box) recycling.

A Veolia bin lorry serving Tendring

Civic amenity sites / Recycling centres

For opening times, please use the links below which will take you to the up to date information on the Essex County Council website:

Office opening times

Tendring District Council offices will be closing at 4pm on 24 December and opening again on 2 January 2019 at 8.45am.

 

Visitor Information Centre

Box Office

Wednesday 26 December
(Boxing Day)

Closed

10.00am - 2.00pm

Thursday 27 December

Closed

10.00am – 2.00pm

Friday 28 December

Closed

10.00am – 2.00pm

Saturday 29 December

9.30am – 3.30pm

9.30am – 3.30pm

Sunday 30 December

Closed

10.00am – 2.00pm

Monday 31 December

Closed

10.00am – 2.00pm

Tuesday 1 January
(New Years day)

Closed

10.00am – 2.00pm

For emergencies whilst the offices are closed please contact the Council's out of hours Careline number 01255 222022 (Council services only)

Don't forget that payments to the Council can be made at any time using the automated freephone number 0800 678 3046 or online via the Secure Online Internet Payments link

Public toilets

The following toilets will be open from dawn to dusk on Christmas Day:

  1. Cambridge Road, Frinton
  2. The Quay, Harwich
  3. Brighton Road, Holland
  4. Walton Pier, Walton
  5. Cliff Park, Dovercourt
  6. The Bury, St Osyth
  7. West Greensward, Clacton
  8. West End Lane, Dovercourt
  9. Market Site, Manningtree

Link to toilet location and opening times

Entertainment and events

Visit our "What's On" Calendar to find out about local events.  Why not come along to the Peter Pan family pantomime, starring Marcus Collins, which runs in the Princes Theatre from Saturday 8 December to Tuesday 1 January. More information about the pantomime including how to book can be found on https://princestheatre.co.uk/

Sports and leisure facilities opening times

DateBrightlingsea Sports CentreClacton Leisure CentreDovercourt PoolFrinton & Walton PoolHarwich Sports CentreManningtree  Sports Centre
22 Dec09.00-13.0007.00-17.0007.00-17.0007.00-17.0010.00-13.00 & 16:00-19:0010.00-13.00
23 Dec09.00-13.0007.00-17.0007.00-17.0007.00-17.0010.00-13.00 & 16:00-20:0013.00-19.00
24 Dec09.00-13.00

07.00-13.00

07.00-13.0007.00-13.0010.00-13.0010.00-13.00
25 DecClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed
26 DecClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed
27 Dec09.00-17.0007.00-17.0007.00-17.0007.00-17.0010.00-13.0010.00-16.00
28 Dec   09.00-20.0007.00-19.0007.00-19.0007.00-19.00

10.00-19.00

10.00-16.00
29 Dec09.00-13.0007.00-17.0007.00-17.0007.00-17.0010.00-13.0010.00-13.00
30 Dec09.00-13.0007.00-17.0007.00-17.0007.00-17.0010.00-13.00

10.00-13.00

31 Dec09.00-13.0007.00-13.0007.00-13.0007.00-13.0010.00-13.0010.00-13.00
1 JanClosedClosedClosedClosedClosedClosed
2 JanNormal OpeningNormal openingNormal openingNormal OpeningNormal openingNormal opening
 

Crematorium and cemeteries opening times

Crematorium

 

Admin Office (inc collection of cremated remains/delivery of paperwork/bookings)

Crematorium Gardens (inc Book of Remembrance and Flower Room)

Chapel for Services/Cremations

Enquiry Office

Monday 24 December

9am to 4.30pm

8.30am to 4.30pm

Last service 2.45pm

9am to 12.30pm

2pm to 4pm

Christmas Day

Closed

10.00 am to 4.15pm

Closed

Closed

Boxing Day

Closed

10.00 am to 4.30pm

Closed

Closed

Thursday 27 December 

9am to 4.30pm

8.30am to 4.30pm

First service 10.15am

CLOSED

Friday 28 December

9am to 4.30pm

8.30am to 4.30pm

Normal Services

CLOSED

Monday 31 December

9am to 4.30pm

8.30am to 4.30pm

Last service 2.45am

CLOSED

Tuesday 1 January

CLOSED

10am to 4.30pm

CLOSED

CLOSED

Wednesday 2 January

9am to 4.30pm

8.30am to 4.30pm

First service 10.15am

9am to 12.30pm

2pm to 4pm

Thursday 3 January and onwards

Normal operating times

Please note that the enquiries office will be closed to visitors from Saturday 25 December to Tuesday 1 January inclusive.  However, if your enquiry is urgent, please telephone the enquiries office on 01255 686644 (or Careline on 01255 222022 outside of normal working hours)

Cemeteries

 

Burrs Road, Clacton

(for vehicular access)

Dovercourt

(for vehicular access)

Kirby Cross

(for pedestrian and vehicular access)

Walton

(for vehicular access)

Monday 24 December

7.30am to 4.30pm

7.30am to 4.30pm

No restrictions

No restrictions

Christmas day and Boxing day

10am to 4.30 pm

10am to 4.30 pm

No restrictions

No restrictions

Thursday 27 to Friday 28

7.30am to 4.30pm

7.30am to 4.30pm

No restrictions

No restrictions

Saturday 29 to Sunday 30

10am to 4.30pm

10am to 4.30pm

No restrictions

No restrictions

Monday 317.30am to 4.30pm7.30am to 4.30pmNo restrictions

No restrictions

New Years day10am to 4.30pm10am to 4.30pmNo restrictions

No restrictions

Wednesday 2 January onwards

Normal operating times

Please note that there will be no vehicular access at Burrs Road and Dovercourt cemeteries if the weather is inclement and the roadways are hazardous.  In this event please take extra care if on foot.  Please contact 01255 686644 during admin office hours.  In case of emergency at all other times, please telephone 01255 222022

Pest control service

Details to be confirmed. Please check back soon. 

Last updated on: 05/12/2018 - 17:22