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August bank holiday opening hours

Leisure centres

All of our leisure centres will be closed on Monday 28 August. 


Council operated libraries will be working normal hours until Friday 25 August, closed Saturday, Sunday and bank holiday Monday, opening again on Tuesday 29 August.

Some volunteer operated libraries may open on the Saturday 26 August, visit the libraries website for changes to the opening times of your local library. 

St Mary's Heritage Centre

St Mary’s will be closed all weekend and bank holiday Monday.

Gateshead Register Office

In the case of an emergency contact the Register Office via Care Call.

Bereavement Services

Book of Remembrance rooms 
Saturday 26 August: 9am - 6.45pm
Sunday 27 August and bank holiday Monday: 10am - 6.45pm

Saturday 26 August: 8.30am - 7.30pm
Sunday 27 August and bank holiday Monday: 10am - 7.30pm

Saturday 26 August: 9am - 7pm
Sunday 27 August and bank holiday Monday: 10am - 7pm

Bins and recycling

There will be no change to bin collections.

Recycle all you can over the bank holiday weekend. Find out what you can recycle and where to take it.

Gateshead Civic Centre

The civic centre and customer services contact centre will be closed on Monday 28 August.

Care Call

Care Call is the emergency telecare alarm and response service for older, disabled or vulnerable people living in Gateshead. It provides emergency cover 24 hours a day, 365 days a year from trained staff.