Christmas and New Year plans at Bridgend County Borough Council

Bridgend County Borough Council has confirmed its opening hours for the Christmas and New Year period.

Council Services

Council services will remain available until 3pm on both the 23 and 30 December but will be unavailable on Monday 26 – Tuesday 27 December 2022 and Monday 2 January 2023 due to banks holidays.

On bank holidays, residents are advised to visit the council’s website to find out any information they are looking for.

The My Account service will also be available for residents to report any issues to the council, so they can be resolved as soon as possible once normal services resume. Individuals can also use the service to manage their council tax or housing benefits account.

Normal opening hours will resume on Tuesday 3 January 2023:

  • Friday 23rd30am-3pm
  • Boxing Day – Closed
  • Tuesday 27th – Closed
  • Wednesday 28th30am-5pm
  • Thursday 29th30am-5pm
  • Friday 30th30am-3pm
  • Monday 2nd  – Closed
  • Tuesday 3rd30am-5pm


Waste and Recycling

Also, waste and recycling collections will be carried out as normal up to and including Friday 23 December.

There will be no collections on Saturday 24 December (Christmas Eve), Sunday 25 December (Christmas Day) or Monday 26 December (Boxing Day). Collections due the week of 26 December will be collected one day later than usual until they return to normal from Monday 2 January.

Residents can put out one extra waste bag for their first refuse collection after Christmas Day.

Kier will also have an additional vehicle out to collect extra cardboard – if yours isn’t collected with other recycling, the crew will come back to collect it later.

Keep an eye on the council’s website and social media channels in the coming weeks for information on how you can dispose of festive waste such as your turkey carcass, Christmas tree, wrapping paper and more.