The next bank holidays are
- 25 December - Christmas Day
- 26 December - Boxing Day
Christmas and New Year opening hours
County Hall will be closed to the public from 12 noon on 24 December and will reopen on 2 January 2019.
Emergency social care
For urgent social care matters that cannot be safely left until the next normal working day contact us on 0344 800 8020 – 24 hours a day throughout the holiday period.
Essential services continue throughout the holiday period.
Buses – Park and Ride
Norwich Park and Ride sites will be closed on 25 December and 1 January. All sites except Thickthorn will be closed on 26 December. Amended services will be running over the Christmas holidays - please check before travelling.
There are no bus services on 25 and 26 December and 1 January, apart from Konectbus 8 on 26 December. Amended services will run on other days.
County Council recycling centres
- Monday 24 December - all sites will be open as normal
- Tuesday 25 December - all sites will be closed
- Wednesday 26 December - all sites will be closed
- Thursday 27 December to Monday 31 December - all sites open as normal with the exception of the six part-time sites at Bergh Apton, Docking, Snetterton, Wells, Wereham and Wymondham, which will be closed as usual Tuesday to Thursday
- Tuesday 1 January - all sites will be closed
- Wednesday 2 January - all sites will be open as normal except the six part-time sites detailed above
- Normal opening hours at all sites are 9am-4pm, except Mile Cross which is open 9am-5pm
- Check individual site pages to confirm operating days of the site you plan to visit
Further information on opening times and directions to recycling centre sites
For emergency faults, call 0344 800 8020 for details of the emergency duty officer.
Norfolk libraries will be closed on 25 and 26 December and 1 January and there will be no Open Libraries access on those days. Libraries will close at 4pm on 24 December and 31 December. There will be no Open Libraries access after 4pm on 24 December and 31 December.
You can renew your library books online
Norfolk Record Office
The Norfolk Record Office will be closed on 25 and 26 December and 1 January and will be closing at 12 noon on 24 December.
See information on opening times for our individual offices on our Registration offices pages.
In an emergency call the Police on 101.
Upcoming bank holidays
- 25 December 2018 - Christmas Day
- 26 December 2018 - Boxing Day
- 1 January 2019 - New Year's Day
- 19 April 2019 - Good Friday
- 22 April 2019 - Easter Monday
- 6 May 2019 - Early May bank holiday
- 27 May 2019 - Spring bank holiday
- 26 August 2019 - Summer bank holiday
- 25 December 2019 - Christmas Day
- 26 December 2019 - Boxing Day