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Council services over Christmas and New Year 2015/16

reindeer decoration on display at Chesterfield Market

Here is your guide to Chesterfield Borough Council services over the festive period.

Bin collections due on:

  • Monday 21 December will be made on Saturday 19 December
  • Tuesday 22 December will be made on Monday 21 December
  • Wednesday 23 December will be made on Tuesday 22 December
  • Christmas Eve, Thursday 24 December, will be made on Wednesday 23 December
  • Christmas Day, Friday 25 December will be made on Christmas Eve, Thursday 24 December
  • Bank Holiday Monday, 28 December, will be made as usual
  • Tuesday 29 December will be made as usual 
  • Wednesday 30 December will be made as usual
  • New Year’s Eve, Thursday 31 December will be made as usual
  • New Year’s Day Friday 1 January will be made on Saturday 2 January

All collections will be made as usual from Monday 4 January.

All bins due for collection should be out by 7am on the day shown above. The crews may be out before the usual collection times.

Side waste will not be collected on black bin days.

All dry recycling will be collected – leave any extra in boxes or bags at the side of your blue bin. All glass must be kept separate from all other materials.

Our Customer Service Centre, New Square, call centre and the Town Hall, Rose Hill will close at 5pm on Wednesday 23 December.

They are closed until Tuesday 29 December, opening times below:

  • Tuesday 29 December from 8.30am to 5pm
  • Wednesday 30 December from 8.30am to 5pm
  • New Year’s Eve, Thursday 31 December from 8.30am to 5pm

Open as usual from Monday 4 January.

Customers wanting to pay Council Tax or housing rent can pay by using PayPoint outlet found in local shops and Post Offices. You can download a list of PayPoint outlets here: https://paypoint.com

Queen's Park Sports Centre on Boythorpe Road will close for the last time on Sunday 20 December ahead of the new Queen’s Park Sports Centre on the Queen’s Park Annexe site opening in early January.

The Healthy Living Centre, Staveley will open:

  • Christmas Eve, Thursday 24 December: closing early at 4pm
  • Christmas Day, Friday 25 December: closed
  • Boxing Day, Saturday 26 December: closed
  • Sunday 27 December: centre open but Time Beauty and midwifery service closed
  • Bank Holiday Monday, 28 December: closed
  • Tuesday 29 December: open as usual
  • Wednesday 30 December: open as usual
  • New Year’s Eve, Thursday 31 December: closing early at 4pm
  • New Year’s Day, Friday 1 January: closed

Open as usual from Saturday 2 January.

The Pavements Shopping Centre is open:

  • Christmas Eve, Thursday 24 December: open as usual
  • Christmas Day, Friday 25 December: centre closed
  • Boxing Day, Saturday 26 December: centre closed
  • Sunday 27 December: open as usual
  • Bank Holiday Monday, 28 December : open as usual 
  • New Year’s Day, Friday 1 January: centre closed

Chesterfield's open air market has a market each day until Christmas Eve, Thursday 24 December.

There is a special Christmas artisan market on Sunday 20 December in association with The Market Co.

Markets will be held:

  • Christmas Day, Friday 25 December: no market
  • Boxing Say, Saturday 26 December: no market 
  • Sunday 27 December: no market 
  • Bank Holiday Monday, 28 December: market with selected traders 
  • New Year’s Eve, Thursday 31 December: flea market 
  • New Year’s Day, Friday 1 January: no market

Open as usual from Monday 4 January.

Chesterfield Market Hall is open each day until Christmas Eve, Thursday 24 December.

  • Christmas Day, Friday 25 December: closed
  • Boxing Day, Saturday 26 December: closed
  • Sunday 27 December: closed  
  • Bank Holiday Monday, 28 December: closed 
  • Tuesday 29 December: open as usual
  • Wednesday 30 December; open as usual 
  • New Year’s Eve, Friday 31 December: open as usual 
  • New Year’s Day, Friday 1 January: closed 
  • Saturday 2 January: open as usual
  • Sunday 3 January: closed

Open as usual from Monday 4 January.

Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre, including the box office for the Pomegranate Theatre and the Winding Wheel is open:

  • Christmas Eve, Thursday 24 December: open 9.30am to 4pm
  • Christmas Day, Friday 25 December: closed
  • Boxing Day, Saturday 26 December: closed
  • Sunday 27 December: closed
  • Bank Holiday Monday, 28 December: closed
  • Tuesday 29 December: open 9.30am to 6 pm
  • Wednesday 30 December: open 9.30am to 6 pm
  • New Year’s Eve, Thursday 31 December: open 9.30am to 4pm
  • New Year’s Day, Friday 1 January: closed
  • Saturday 2 January: open 9.30am to 6pm

Open as usual from Monday 4 January.

Details of shows at the Pomegranate Theatre and the Winding Wheel, including the pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs can be found at: www.chesterfiedtheatres.co.uk

Chesterfield Museum is open:

  • Christmas Eve, Thursday 24 December: open 10am to 4pm
  • Christmas Day, Friday 25 December: closed
  • Boxing Day, Saturday 26 December: closed
  • Sunday 27 December: closed
  • Bank Holiday Monday, 28 December: closed
  • Tuesday 29 December: closed
  • Wednesday 30 December: closed
  • New Year’s Eve, Thursday 31 December: open 10am to 4pm
  • New Year’s Day, Friday 1 January: closed
  • Saturday 2 January: open 10am to 4pm

Revolution House, New Whittington will open daily from Thursday 17 December until Christmas Eve, Thursday 24 December and from Sunday 27 December until New Year’s Eve, Thursday 31 December.

Opening times: 11am to 4pm.

The house will then close until Easter 2016.


First published on 14 December 2015 Last updated on 31 October 2016