Christmas and New Year Services

Find out about our services over Christmas and New Year


Opening times

Bournemouth Town Hall, Christchurch Civic and Poole Civic offices will be closed from 2pm on 24 December, from 25-27 December and 1 January.

Bin collection dates

There will be no rubbish, food (for Bournemouth) or recycling bin collections on Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Year’s Day.

Festive recycling

We are committed to helping you reduce, reuse and recycle.

Free parking

Free parking in selected car parks in Bournemouth and Poole on:

  • Sundays 1,8,15,22 December
  • Thursdays 5, 12, 19 December
  • Poole district car parks on Saturday afternoons 7,14,21 December.

Park and ride in Poole

Morebus will run the popular service on each of the four Saturdays before Christmas – 30 November, 7, 14 and 21 December.

Festive events

You can also follow us on twitter @bcpcouncil to keep up to date with all the latest news and events.