Council services

Updated 25.11.20 13:30

In light of the new national restrictions, unfortunately we have had to change some of our services with immediate effect. Please check back for regular updates.

Services closed

  • Blackburn Town Hall, Darwen Town Hall and Duke Street are all closed to members of the public. Please contact customer services on 01254 585585 if you are unable to find the information you need on our website.
  • Council leisure facilities have also closed – please read further information here.
  • Libraries are closed. Users can still use a click and collect service. At Blackburn Library we can offer limited computer access for those members of the public who struggle to access digital services from home. Please book in advance Tel: 01254 661221. Further information can be found on our library pages.
  • Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery is closed.
  • Community centres are closed. Some vulnerable groups can continue to access services and those groups have been notified directly.
  • Cemeteries and crematoria are closed to the public except for funerals and commemorative, and to allow a person to pay their respective to a member of their household, a family member or friend.

Services open

The following public services can also stay open:

  • NHS and medical services including dentists
  • Jobcentre Plus sites
  • Courts and probation services
  • Services provided to victims
  • Registrars office