Updated 05.01.21 @ 11:52
- Blackburn Town Hall, Darwen Town Hall and Duke Street are all closed to members of the public. Please contact customer services if you are unable to find the information you need on our website.
- 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 on our libraries section.
- Leisure centres and gyms are closed – Witton Park Arena, Darwen Leisure Centre, Blackburn Sport and Leisure Centre are closed. Please check our leisure services information on the website.
- Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery is closed. For more information please visit our museum and art gallery website.
- King George’s Hall and Darwen Library Theatre are closed. You can view the 2021 programme and buy tickets.
- Community centres are closed. Some vulnerable groups can continue to access services and those groups have been notified directly.
Services remaining open
- Planning services: services remain open with Covid-19 secure measures in place for site inspections.
- Cemeteries are only for burial services and paying respect at graves.There are no changes to opening hours: 08:00-18:00. Please continue to observe social distancing. The crematoria is closed except for cremation.
- Taxi testing and MOT’s: the Davyfield Road depot remains open.
- Registration services: you can continue to register births, deaths and notice of marriages. Please make an appointment in advance: 01254 588660.
- Building control: services remain open with C-19 secure measures in place for site inspections. Some non-essential site inspections are postponed until restrictions are lifted. For site inspection enquiries please ring 0300 303 5354 or see the web information.
- Household Waste Recycling Centres are open and bin collection will continue as normal.
- Blackburn and Darwen Market Halls are open for essential goods only. These are food stalls, news agents and take-away. Please check the website for information on the market stalls that are open. Blackburn and Darwen.