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Closures over Christmas and the New Year

Find details of closures and changes to opening hours for some services below:


Contact centre

Generic Contact Centre

  • Monday 23 December - 9am to 5pm
  • Christmas Eve (Tuesday 24 December) - 9am to 5pm
  • Friday 27 December - 9am to 5pm
  • Monday 30 December – 9am to 5pm
  • New Year's Eve (Tuesday 31 December) - 9am to 5pm

The contact centre will be closed on:

  • Christmas Day (Wednesday 25 December 2019)
  • Boxing Day (Thursday 26 December 2019)
  • New Year's Day (Wednesday 1 January 2020)

During these times our email, SMS and twitter accounts will not be monitored. If your enquiry is urgent, please call 03456 009 009 (or textphone 18001 03456 009 009 via Text Relay) to access our emergency out of hours contact details.

Adult Social Care Contact Centre

  • Monday 23 December - 9am to 5pm
  • Christmas Eve (Tuesday 24 December) - 9am to 5pm
  • Friday 27 December - 9am to 5pm
  • Monday 30 December – 9am to 5pm
  • New Year's Eve (Tuesday 31 December) - 9am to 5pm

The contact centre will be closed on:

  • Christmas Day (Wednesday 25 December 2019)
  • Boxing Day (Thursday 26 December 2019)
  • New Year's Day (Wednesday 1 January 2020)

During these times our email, SMS and twitter accounts will not be monitored. If your call is urgent, please call 01483 517898 to speak to our emergency duty team

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Surrey Children's Single Point of Access (SPA)

  • Monday 23 December - 9am to 5pm
  • Christmas Eve (Tuesday 24 December) - 9am to 5pm
  • Friday 27 December - 9am to 5pm
  • Monday 30 December – 9am to 5pm
  • New Year's Eve (Tuesday 31 December) - 9am to 5pm

The SPA will be closed on:

  • Christmas Day (Wednesday 25 December 2019)
  • Boxing Day (Thursday 26 December 2019)
  • New Year's Day (Wednesday 1 January 2020)During these times our email, SMS and twitter accounts will not be monitored. If your call is urgent, please call 01483 517898 to speak to our emergency duty team

Libraries

Library opening hours and closure details are as follows:

  • Tuesday 24 December - closing at 1pm
  • Wednesday 25 December - closed
  • Thursday 26 December - closed
  • Friday 27 December - closed
  • Saturday 28 December - normal opening times
  • Sunday 29 December - normal opening times (Walton library only)
  • Monday 30 December - normal opening times
  • Tuesday 31 December - closing at 5pm
  • Wednesday 1 January, 2020 - closed
  • Thursday 2 January - normal opening times

Please note that the following libraries have different opening hours from the above over the Christmas and New Year period:

Please see our policy statement regarding: closure for public holidays, for further information.

For individual library opening hours, please see libraries in Surrey.

Further details of library closures can be found on our library bank holiday closures page.

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Recycling centres

Community recycling centres are closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

Christmas card and tree recycling

Don't forget to recycle this holiday. Our community recycling centres are happy to receive your old Christmas cards and all suitable waste. For Christmas trees, please check your local borough and district council website for details on recycling your tree in your area.

If you are not sure which bin to put something in, or where to take it, you can find out using our recycling search tool.

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Register offices

Register office opening hours and closure details are as follows:

  • Monday 23 December - normal opening times
  • Tuesday 24 December - normal opening times
  • Wednesday 25 December - closed
  • Thursday 26 December - closed
  • Friday 27 December - normal opening times except for Reigate Registrars Office
  • Monday 30 December- normal opening times except for Reigate Registrars Office
  • Tuesday 31 December- normal opening times except for Reigate Registrars Office
  • Wednesday 1 January, 2020 - closed
  • Thursday 2 January - normal opening times

For individual library opening hours, please see Surrey register offices page.


Main offices

Consort House, County Hall, Fairmount House and Quadrant Court will be closed on:

  • Christmas Day (Wednesday 25 December 2019)
  • Boxing Day (Thursday 26 December 2019)
  • New Year's Day (Wednesday 1 January 2020)

Please see the Council offices page for more information about our offices.

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