Christmas and New Year opening times & service information 2016-17

Opening times for some of Blackburn with Darwen Council’s main services over Christmas and New Year 2016-17

  • Friday, December 23 – Old Town Hall closing to public at 4pm.
  • Friday, December 30 –Old Town Hall closing to public at 4pm.

Some council services will be closed for an additional day on the bank holidays:

  • Monday December 26
  • Tuesday December 27
  • Monday January 2

Registrars

Please see the Births, marriages and deaths information.

Bins

Please see MyBins for specific collection times.

Libraries

Sat 24th December, Christmas Eve.

  • Blackburn & Darwen Libraries will close at 3pm.
  • Livesey, Mill Hill & Roman Road Libraries closed.

Monday, 26th December, Bank Holiday.

  • All libraries closed.

Tuesday, 27th December, Bank Holiday.

  • All libraries closed.

Saturday, 31st December, New Year’s Eve.

  • Blackburn & Darwen Libraries will close at 3pm.
  • Livesey, Mill Hill & Roman Road Libraries closed.

Monday, 2nd January, Bank Holiday.

  • All libraries closed

The usual weekly pattern of opening hours will resume from Tuesday, 3rd January.

Leisure Centres

Blackburn Sport and Leisure Centre and Darwen Leisure Centre

  • Sat 24th December, Christmas Eve: open 9am – 3pm
  • Sunday, December 25th, Monday, 26th December, Bank Holiday, Tuesday, 27th December, Bank Holiday: closed.
  • Wednesday December 28th, Thursday, December 29th – open as usual.
  • Friday, December 30th, Saturday, 31st December, New Year’s Eve.  – open 9am – 3pm
  • Sunday, January 1st, Monday, 2nd January, Bank Holiday - closed

Witton Park Arena

  • Sat 24th December, Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 25th, Monday, 26th December, Bank Holiday, Tuesday, 27th December, Bank Holiday: closed.
  • Wednesday December 28th, Thursday, December 29th: open as usual.
  • Friday, December 30th – open 6.30am – 5pm
  • Saturday, 31st December, New Year’s Eve, Sunday, January 1st, Monday, 2nd January, Bank Holiday - closed

Audley Sports and Community Centre

  • Closed from Saturday, December 24th to Monday, January 2nd. Re-opens Tuesday, January 3rd.

Shadsworth Leisure Centre

  • Closed from Friday, December 23rd to Monday, January 2nd. Re-opens Tuesday, January 3rd.

Blackburn Visitor Centre

  • Christmas Eve, 24th December - 9am-3pm
  • Christmas Day, 25th December - Closed
  • Boxing Day, 26th December - Closed
  • Bank Holiday, 27th December - Closed
  • Wednesday –Friday, 28th-30th December - 9am -5pm
  • New Year’s Eve, 31st December - 9am -3pm
  • New Year’s Day, 1st January - Closed
  • Bank Holiday, 2nd January - Closed
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