Lewisham Council Homepage Skip navigation
Menu
navigation-end

Christmas and New Year 2019–20 opening hours

See the opening times and emergency contacts for key council services over the Christmas and New Year 2019–20 period.

Emergency contacts

  • Concerns about the safety and welfare of an adult or a child 020 8314 6000
  • Emergency accommodation (homeless and nowhere to stay) 020 8314 7007
  • Mental health crisis line (South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust) 0800 731 2864. Urgent healthcare need 111.
  • National Domestic Violence Helpline (24 hours) 0808 2000 247. If you are in an emergency call 999.
Customer Service Centre, Laurence House
Date Opening hours
Tuesday 24 December 2019  9am–5pm 
Wednesday 25 December 2019  closed
Thursday 26 December 2019  closed
Friday 27 December 2019  closed
Monday 30 December 2019  9am–5pm
Tuesday 31 December 2019  9am–5pm
Wednesday 1 January 2020  closed
Thursday 2 January 2020  9am–5pm
Friday 3 January 2020  9am–5pm
Refuse, recycling, food and garden waste collections
Normal collection day  Revised collection day 
Monday 23 December 2019  no change
Tuesday 24 December 2019  no change
Wednesday 25 December 2019  Friday 27 December 2019 
Thursday 26 December 2019  Saturday 28 December 2019
Friday 27 December 2019  Sunday 29 December 2019
Monday 30 December 2019  no change
Tuesday 31 December 2019  no change
Wednesday 1 January 2020   Thursday 2 January 2020
Thursday 2 January 2020  Friday 3 January 2020
Friday 3 January 2020  Saturday 4 January 2020
Register office (births, deaths, marriages)
Date Opening hours
Tuesday 24 December 2019  9am–4.15pm 
Wednesday 25 December 2019  closed  
Thursday 26 December 2019  closed 
Friday 27 December 2019  9am–4.15pm (death registration and emergency services only) 
Monday 30 December 2019  9am–4.15pm 
Tuesday 31 December 2019  9am–4.15pm 
Wednesday 1 January 2020   closed 
Tuesday 2 January 2020   9am–4.15pm 
Leisure centres

Continue reading...

Memorial safety inspection to start in January 2020
Statement on Besson Street development