Spring Bank Holiday Service Arrangements for Oxford City Council

Published: Friday, 25th May 2018

Council offices will close for the bank holiday at 4.30pm on Friday 25 May 2018 and will reopen at 9am on Tuesday 29 May 2018.

Visit our Do It Online pages for online services available on our website.

Recycling and Waste Collections

Your recycling and waste collections will be unaffected over the bank holiday period.

Visit our Find your collection day page to find out your collection day and what bins to put out.

Out-of-hours Emergency Contact Numbers

Many services will still be running through the bank holiday period.

Our emergency out of hours number is 01865 249811. It will be running throughout the bank holiday period and can help with a variety of emergency issues.

Alternatively, you can dial specific numbers for certain services. These include:

  • Council Housing emergency repairs: 0800 227676
  • Homelessness emergency: 0800 833408
  • Noise Nuisance and Anti-social Behaviour: 01865 249811
  • Caretaking emergency service at Plowman Tower, Foresters Tower, Evenlode Tower, Windrush Tower, Pound House and Riverside Court and Council owned sheltered accommodation: 07932 762712

If you need to contact the Council in an emergency for a council service which is not listed above please call 01865 249811.

Leisure Centres, Swimming Pools and Ice Rink

Visit our Leisure Centre pages for information about bank holiday opening hours at our leisure centres. Visit the individual centre pages for timetable information.

Car Parks

All Council run car parks and Park and Ride sites will be open as normal over the bank holiday period.

Museum of Oxford

The Museum of Oxford is closed on Sundays and bank holidays and as such, will be closed on:

  • Sunday 27 May 2018
  • Monday 28 May 2018


Oxford's parks will also be open during the bank holiday period.

Oxfordshire County Council Services - Including Libraries and Recycling Centres

For all Oxfordshire County Council services including recycling centres, register offices and library opening hours, visit the Oxfordshire County Council website.