Christmas service information 2023

Christmas opening times, bin collection dates and revised service information for the following council services.

Adult Social Care

Our offices will close at 4pm on Friday, 22 December 2023 and reopen at 8.30am on Tuesday, 2 January 2024.

If you have an emergency during this period, please call (01482) 393939.

Please be aware we have reduced staffing levels available during the Christmas closedown period.

Archives

The research room is currently closed to the public due to the Treasure House Transformation.

There are digital archives, resources, online exhibitions and the Minecraft download of the Archiverse to enjoy during the closure period.

Find out how to access them on the Archives Online page.

Bin collections and Household Waste Recycling Sites (tips)

Weel Household Waste Recycling Site (tip) closure

Due to heavy rainfall the Weel Household Waste Recycling Site (tip) in Beverley is closed until further notice.

Bin collections

Bin collection dates will change over the Christmas period. Normal collections will resume from Monday 8 January.

Please see your bin collection days on the East Riding of Yorkshire Council app, the bin collection calendar delivered to homes or at bins.eastriding.gov.uk.

Household Waste Recycling Sites (tips)

The opening times below apply to all Household Waste Recycling Sites (tips) in the East Riding. Find your nearest recycling site.

Closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

They will close at 4pm on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

Normally open 10am-5pm each day.

Bridlington Spa

Tickets

Tickets can be booked online at any time over the Christmas and New Year period at:

Brid Spa (external council website)

Opening times

Christmas opening times at Bridlington Spa (external council website)

Children and Young People Specialist Services

Children and Young People Specialist Services will close at 4pm on Friday, 22 December.

Our open opening times during the festive period are listed below:

  • Saturday 23 December - Closed
  • Sunday 24 December - Closed
  • Monday 25 December - Closed
  • Tuesday 26 December - Closed
  • Wednesday 27 December - Please contact sophie.boyes@eastriding.gov.uk (9am-4.30pm)
  • Thursday 28 December - Please contact sophie.boyes@eastriding.gov.uk (9am-4.30pm)
  • Friday 29 December - Please contact james.bird@eastriding.gov.uk (9am-4.30pm)
  • Saturday 30 December - Closed
  • Sunday 31 January - Closed
  • Monday 1 January - Closed
  • Tuesday 2 January - Offices reopen - 8:30am - 5pm.

If a child is suffering abuse and requires urgent attention because of immediate danger, telephone the police on 999.

If you have concerns regarding a child or young person visit the East Riding Safeguarding Children Partnership website:

East Riding Safeguarding Children Partnership - Reporting concerns (external council website)

or telephone (01482) 393939.

If you have concerns regarding an adult, please see the East Riding Safeguarding Adult Board website:

East Riding Safeguarding Adult Board (external council website)

Families Information Service Hub Helpline

  • 23 December 2023 to 1 January 2024 - Closed
  • 2 January 2024 - Normal site hours.

Coastal Services

The coastal services office will be closed during the season.

A minimal staff will be available to answer any urgent phone messages only on:

  • 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st from 09.00-11.00.

Please take care when exploring the East Riding of Yorkshire coastline and be vigilant with the weather.

Countryside Access

Countryside Access sites will be open all day every day.

Customer Service Centres and Multi-Service Centres

Customer Service Centres

  • 23 December 2023 to 1 January 2024 – Closed
  • 2 January 2024 – Normal site hours.

Multi-Service Centres

  • 24 December to 29 December 2023 – Closed
  • 30 December 2023 – Normal site hours
  • 31 December 2023 to 1 January 2024 – Closed
  • 2 January 2024 – Normal site hours.

Emergency Assistance

Information about the service provided over Christmas is available from the Emergency Assistance page.

Libraries and Mobile Libraries

Please visit the Libraries Christmas and New Year opening times page (East Riding Culture & Leisure website) for full details.

Housing, Transportation & Public Protection

Our offices will close at 4pm on Friday, 22 December 2023 and reopen at 8.30am on Tuesday, 2 January 2024.

If you have an urgent issue/repair during this period, please call (01482) 393939.

Leisure Centres

Visit the East Riding Leisure website to view opening times.

Scroll down the page for Christmas 2023 opening times.

Registration and Celebratory Services

If you need to register a death please call (01482) 393600 during our opening hours to book your appointment.

Find your nearest East Riding registration office.

Christmas opening times 2023-24

East Riding Registration And Celebratory Services Christmas And New Year 2023-2024 (pdf 122kb)

Copies of registration certificates - birth, marriage, civil partnership or death

Our certificate production service is now closed for Christmas and will return on 2 January 2024.

Any orders made over the Christmas period will be processed from 2 January 2024. Priority orders will be processed first.

Sewerby Hall and Gardens

Closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

For full opening times, ticket prices and more, please visit SewerbyHall.co.uk.

Skidby Windmill

  • Saturday, 23 to Sunday, 24 December 2023: normal opening hours.
  • Monday, 25 to Friday, 29 December 2023: all museums closed
  • Saturday, 30 to Sunday, 31 December 2023: normal opening hours.
  • Monday, 1 January 2024: all museums closed.
  • Tuesday, 2 January 2024: normal opening hours resume.

Please use the Find a Museum directory on EastRidingMuseums.co.uk to view all normal opening times by venue.

There are plenty of online exhibitions and downloads of past exhibitions available to enjoy during the closure period. View them on the Museums Online page.

South Cliff Holiday Park

The Owners' Reception and Welcome Centre will close for Christmas on Sunday, 24 December 2023 at 2pm.

The Welcome Centre ONLY will be open during the following times throughout the festive holidays:

  • Christmas Day - OFFICES CLOSED
  • Boxing Day - Open 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • December 27 - December 31 - Open 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • New Year’s Day - OFFICES CLOSED
  • January 2 2024: Open 8:30am - 5pm.

Both offices will resume normal working hours from Tuesday January 2, 2024.

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