Council services - Bank Holidays

Many council services are available online 24/7.

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Amended opening hours and services over the holiday period include:

Bereavement Services

Cemeteries - Open all year round (on call on bank holidays).

Contact Centre 

The Contact Centre is closed on Bank Holidays.

Customer First

All Customer First offices are closed on Bank Holidays.

Household Waste Collections

Please remember your Waste and Recycling Collections will be a day later following a Bank Holiday.

For Spring Bank Week, 29th May - 3rd June, your collections will be:

Usual collection day                                     Changed collection day
Monday 29th May                                          Tuesday 30th May
Tuesday 30th May                                         Wednesday 31st May
Wednesday 31st May                                  

Thursday 1st June

Thursday 1st June                                    Friday 2nd June
Friday 2nd June                                             Saturday 3rd June

All collections should be back to your usual collection day by Monday 5th June.

Household Waste Recycling Centres

Household Waste Recycling Centres will be operating Sunday hours on Bank Holidays.


All Calderdale libraries will be closed on Monday 29th May.


Halifax Car Boot Sale, Brighouse Car Boot Sale and Hebden Bridge Open Market will all be open Monday May 29th.

All other markets will be closed on this day.

Museums and art galleries

Bankfield Museum

Monday 29th May 10am - 4pm


Shibden Hall

Monday 29th May

10am - 5pm


Heptonstall Museum

Monday 29th May

11am to 4pm


Smith Art Gallery

Monday 29th May



Registrar services will be unavailable on Bank Holidays

Sports centres and swimming pools

For information on all facilities please visit the individual Sports Venues.

Victoria Theatre Box Office

The Box Office will be closed on Monday 29th May.