Changes to some council services have been announced on Monday 19th September 2022, the Bank Holiday for the State Funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Buckinghamshire Council will close its operations on Monday 19th September 2022 in recognition of the Special Bank Holiday introduced for the State Funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. This is to allow staff across the organisation the opportunity to pay their respects and observe Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral.
While most council services will not be in operation, please be aware that the Council’s registrars and crematoria and cemeteries services will honour the commitments to ceremonies and services that are already booked. In addition to this, members of the public will still be able to access council buildings hosting books of condolence between 9.00am and 5.00pm. These include:
- Reception of the council offices in Walton Street, Aylesbury.
- Reception of the council offices at The Gateway, Aylesbury.
- Reception of the council offices in Queen Victoria Road, High Wycombe.
- Reception of the council offices at King George V House, Amersham.
- Chesham and Buckingham libraries.
Further information on the impact to Buckinghamshire Council services including school closures, postponements to Adult Learning classes and Children’s Services centres can be found on the Buckinghamshire Council website at www.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/news/special-bank-holiday-impacts-to-services.
All emergency arrangements will remain in place to ensure support is continuously available for vulnerable residents.
Please also be advised that bin collections across Buckinghamshire will be operating to a revised timetable. All collections the week commencing Monday 19th September 2022 will take place one day later than usual. Please check the revised schedule and present any bins or containers by 6:30am on the revised collection day.
|Normal collection day||Revised collection day|
|Monday 19th September 2022 (State Funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II)||Tuesday 20th September 2022|
|Tuesday 20th September 2022||Wednesday 21st September 2022|
|Wednesday 21st September 2022||Thursday 22nd September 2022|
|Thursday 22nd September 2022||Friday 23rd September 2022|
|Friday 23rd September 2022||Saturday 24th September 2022|
Respectfully, Buckinghamshire’s nine household recycling centres will be closed on Monday 19th September 2022. The sites will reopen and operate as normal on Tuesday 20th September 2022.
Further information on the Special Bank Holiday arrangements regarding waste collections can be found on the Buckinghamshire Council website at www.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/bank-holiday-bins.
*Source of article : Press release from Buckinghamshire Council.