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Changes to building/site opening hours

Please click on the following headings to reveal details of opening time changes for each building/site.

All sites will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

Remember to plan your visit by checking which centres are open.

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Our First Point offices opening hours:

Information on the opening/closing times for the First Point and offices.
Date Opening times
Monday 19 December 2022 Open as normal.
Tuesday 20 December 2022 Open as normal.
Wednesday 21 December 2022 Open as normal.
Thursday 22 December 2022 Open as normal.
Friday 23 December 2022 Open as normal.
Saturday 24 December 2022 Closed.
Sunday 25 December 2022 Closed.
Monday 26 December 2022 Closed.
Tuesday 27 December 2022 Closed.
Wednesday 28 December 2022 Contact centre essential services open.
Homelessness and Housing - 9am - 5pm.
Waste and Emergency Assistance - 9am - 3pm.
Thursday 29 December 2022 Contact centre essential services open.
Homelessness and Housing - 9am - 5pm.
Waste and Emergency Assistance - 9am - 3pm.
Friday 30 December 2022 Contact centre essential services open.
Homelessness and Housing - 9am - 5pm.
Waste and Emergency Assistance - 9am - 3pm.
Saturday 31 December 2022 Closed.
Sunday 1 January 2023 Closed.
Monday 2 January 2023 Closed.
Tuesday 3 January  2023 Open as normal.

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The leisure centre opening hours:

Information on the opening/closing times for the leisure centres.
Date Centre Opening times
Saturday 24 December 2022
Abraham Darby Sports and Leisure Centre Closed.
Newport Swimming and Fitness Centre Closed.
Oakengates Leisure Centre 6.30am - 4pm.
Dawley Sports and Leisure @Langley School Closed.
Stirchley Sports and Leisure @Park School Closed.
Wellington Civic and Leisure Centre Closed.
Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre 9am - 2pm.
Telford Ice Rink 8am - 4.30pm.
Lawley and Horsehay Village Golf and Fitness Centre 7am - 4pm.
Telford Tennis Centre 9am - 4pm.
Sunday 25 December 2022
Abraham Darby Sports and Leisure Centre Closed.
Newport Swimming and Fitness Centre Closed.
Oakengates Leisure Centre Closed.
Dawley Sports and Leisure @Langley School Closed.
Stirchley Sports and Leisure @Park School Closed.
Wellington Civic and Leisure Centre Closed.
Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre Closed.
Telford Ice Rink Closed.
Lawley and Horsehay Village Golf and Fitness Centre Closed.
Telford Tennis Centre Closed.
Monday 26 December 2022
Abraham Darby Sports and Leisure Centre Closed.
Newport Swimming and Fitness Centre Closed.
Oakengates Leisure Centre Closed.
Dawley Sports and Leisure @Langley School Closed.
Stirchley Sports and Leisure @Park School Closed.
Wellington Civic and Leisure Centre Closed.
Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre Closed.
Telford Ice Rink Closed.
Lawley and Horsehay Village Golf and Fitness Centre Closed.
Telford Tennis Centre Closed.
Tuesday 27 December 2022
Abraham Darby Sports and Leisure Centre Closed.
Newport Swimming and Fitness Centre Closed.
Oakengates Leisure Centre Closed.
Dawley Sports and Leisure @Langley School Closed.
Stirchley Sports and Leisure @Park School Closed.
Wellington Civic and Leisure Centre Closed.
Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre Closed.
Telford Ice Rink 8am - 12am.
Lawley and Horsehay Village Golf and Fitness Centre 7am - 4pm.
Telford Tennis Centre Closed.
Wednesday 28 December 2022
Abraham Darby Sports and Leisure Centre 6.30am - 8pm.
Newport Swimming and Fitness Centre 7am - 8pm.
Oakengates Leisure Centre 6.30am - 8pm.
Dawley Sports and Leisure @Langley School Closed.
Stirchley Sports and Leisure @Park School Closed.
Wellington Civic and Leisure Centre 6.30pm - 8pm.
Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre 12.30pm - 8pm.
Telford Ice Rink 8am - 12am.
Lawley and Horsehay Village Golf and Fitness Centre 7am - 8pm.
Telford Tennis Centre 9am - 8pm.
Thursday 29 December 2022
Abraham Darby Sports and Leisure Centre 6.30am - 8pm.
Newport Swimming and Fitness Centre 7am - 8pm.
Oakengates Leisure Centre 6.30am - 8pm.
Dawley Sports and Leisure @Langley School Closed.
Stirchley Sports and Leisure @Park School Closed.
Wellington Civic and Leisure Centre 6.30am - 8pm.
Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre 12.30pm - 8pm
Telford Ice Rink 8am - 12am.
Lawley and Horsehay Village Golf and Fitness Centre 7am - 8pm.
Telford Tennis Centre 9am - 8pm.
Friday 30 December 2022
Abraham Darby Sports and Leisure Centre 6.30am - 8pm.
Newport Swimming and Fitness Centre 7am - 8pm.
Oakengates Leisure Centre 6.30am - 8pm.
Dawley Sports and Leisure @Langley School Closed.
Stirchley Sports and Leisure @Park School Closed.
Wellington Civic and Leisure Centre 6.30am - 8pm.
Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre 12.30pm - 8pm
Telford Ice Rink 8am - 12am.
Lawley and Horsehay Village Golf and Fitness Centre 7am - 8pm.
Telford Tennis Centre 9am - 8pm.
Saturday 31 December 2022
Abraham Darby Sports and Leisure Centre 7am - 4pm.
Newport Swimming and Fitness Centre 7.30am - 4pm.
Oakengates Leisure Centre 7am - 4pm.
Dawley Sports and Leisure @Langley School Closed.
Stirchley Sports and Leisure @Park School Closed.
Wellington Civic and Leisure Centre 7am - 4pm.
Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre 9am - 2pm.
Telford Ice Rink 7am - 4.30pm.
Lawley and Horsehay Village Golf and Fitness Centre 7am - 4pm.
Telford Tennis Centre 9am - 4pm.
Sunday 1 January 2023
Abraham Darby Sports and Leisure Centre Closed.
Newport Swimming and Fitness Centre Closed.
Oakengates Leisure Centre Closed.
Dawley Sports and Leisure @Langley School Closed.
Stirchley Sports and Leisure @Park School Closed.
Wellington Civic and Leisure Centre Closed.
Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre Closed.
Telford Ice Rink Closed.
Lawley and Horsehay Village Golf and Fitness Centre Closed.
Telford Tennis Centre Closed.
Monday 2 January 2023
Abraham Darby Sports and Leisure Centre Closed.
Newport Swimming and Fitness Centre Closed.
Oakengates Leisure Centre Closed.
Dawley Sports and Leisure @Langley School Closed.
Stirchley Sports and Leisure @Park School Closed.
Wellington Civic and Leisure Centre 6.30am - 4pm.
Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre Closed.
Telford Ice Rink 8am - 12am.
Lawley and Horsehay Village Golf and Fitness Centre 7am - 4pm.
Telford Tennis Centre Closed.
Tuesday 3 January 2023
Abraham Darby Sports and Leisure Centre Open as normal.
Newport Swimming and Fitness Centre Open as normal.
Oakengates Leisure Centre Open as normal.
Dawley Sports and Leisure @Langley School Open as normal.
Stirchley Sports and Leisure @Park School Open as normal.
Wellington Civic and Leisure Centre Open as normal.
Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre Open as normal.
Telford Ice Rink Open as normal.
Lawley and Horsehay Village Golf and Fitness Centre Open as normal.
Telford Tennis Centre Open as normal.
Wednesday 4 January 2023
Abraham Darby Sports and Leisure Centre Open as normal.
Newport Swimming and Fitness Centre Open as normal.
Oakengates Leisure Centre Open as normal.
Dawley Sports and Leisure @Langley School Open as normal.
Stirchley Sports and Leisure @Park School Open as normal.
Wellington Civic and Leisure Centre Open as normal.
Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre Open as normal.
Telford Ice Rink Open as normal.
Lawley and Horsehay Village Golf and Fitness Centre Open as normal.
Telford Tennis Centre Open as normal.

Visit the Telford and Wrekin Leisure Services website to view timetables for individual centres

The libraries opening hours:

Information on the opening/closing times for libraries.
Date Library Opening times
Friday 23 December 2022
Dawley and Malinslee Community Library Closed.
Donnington and Muxton Community Library Closed.
Hadley Community Library Closed.
Stirchley Community Library 9.30am - 12noon.
Oakengates Library @ The Place 10am - 5pm.
Newport Library Closed.
Madeley Library Closed.
Southwater Library 10am - 5pm.
Wellington Library 7am - 5pm* (*Self service only).
Saturday 24 December 2022
Dawley and Malinslee Community Library Closed.
Donnington and Muxton Community Library Closed.
Hadley Community Library Closed.
Stirchley Community Library Closed.
Oakengates Library @ The Place Closed.
Newport Library Closed.
Madeley Library Closed.
Southwater Library Closed.
Wellington Library Closed.
Sunday 25 December 2022
Dawley and Malinslee Community Library Closed.
Donnington and Muxton Community Library Closed.
Hadley Community Library Closed.
Stirchley Community Library Closed.
Oakengates Library @ The Place Closed.
Newport Library Closed.
Madeley Library Closed.
Southwater Library Closed.
Wellington Library Closed.
Monday 26 December 2022
Dawley and Malinslee Community Library Closed.
Donnington and Muxton Community Library Closed.
Hadley Community Library Closed.
Stirchley Community Library Closed.
Oakengates Library @ The Place Closed.
Newport Library Closed.
Madeley Library Closed.
Southwater Library Closed.
Wellington Library Closed.
Tuesday 27 December 2022
Dawley and Malinslee Community Library Closed.
Donnington and Muxton Community Library Closed.
Hadley Community Library Closed.
Stirchley Community Library Closed.
Oakengates Library @ The Place Closed.
Newport Library Closed.
Madeley Library Closed.
Southwater Library Closed.
Wellington Library Closed.
Wednesday 28 December 2022
Dawley and Malinslee Community Library Closed.
Donnington and Muxton Community Library Closed.
Hadley Community Library Closed.
Stirchley Community Library Closed.
Oakengates Library @ The Place Closed.
Newport Library Closed.
Madeley Library Closed.
Southwater Library Closed.
Wellington Library 6.30am - 8pm (self service).
Thursday 29 December 2022
Dawley and Malinslee Community Library Closed.
Donnington and Muxton Community Library Closed.
Hadley Community Library Closed.
Stirchley Community Library Closed.
Oakengates Library @ The Place Closed.
Newport Library Closed.
Madeley Library Closed.
Southwater Library Closed.
Wellington Library 6.30am - 8pm (self service).
Friday 30 December 2022
Dawley and Malinslee Community Library Closed.
Donnington and Muxton Community Library Closed.
Hadley Community Library Closed.
Stirchley Community Library Closed.
Oakengates Library @ The Place Closed.
Newport Library Closed.
Madeley Library Closed.
Southwater Library Closed.
Wellington Library 6.30am - 8pm (self service).
Saturday 31 December 2022
Dawley and Malinslee Community Library Closed.
Donnington and Muxton Community Library Closed.
Hadley Community Library Closed.
Stirchley Community Library Closed.
Oakengates Library @ The Place Closed.
Newport Library Closed.
Madeley Library Closed.
Southwater Library Closed.
Wellington Library 7am - 4pm (self service).
Sunday 1 January 2023
Dawley and Malinslee Community Library Closed.
Donnington and Muxton Community Library Closed.
Hadley Community Library Closed.
Stirchley Community Library Closed.
Oakengates Library @ The Place Closed.
Newport Library Closed.
Madeley Library Closed.
Southwater Library Closed.
Wellington Library Closed.
Monday 2 January 2023
Dawley and Malinslee Community Library Closed.
Donnington and Muxton Community Library Closed.
Hadley Community Library Closed.
Stirchley Community Library Closed.
Oakengates Library @ The Place Closed.
Newport Library Closed.
Madeley Library Closed.
Southwater Library Closed.
Wellington Library 6.30am - 4pm (self service).
Tuesday 3 January  2023
Dawley and Malinslee Community Library 12noon - 4pm.
Donnington and Muxton Community Library 9am - 3pm.
Hadley Community Library 3pm to 5pm.
Stirchley Community Library 9.30am - 4.30pm.
Oakengates Library @ The Place 10am - 5pm.
Newport Library 10am - 5pm.
Madeley Library 10am - 5pm.
Southwater Library 10am - 5pm.
Wellington Library 7am - 5pm (Staffed hours 10am - 5pm).

View information about local library opening times. Self-service is available at Wellington library when Wellington Civic and Leisure Centre is open, view information about Wellington and Leisure Centre opening hours.

Visit the online library catalogue website

The Telford Theatre (formerly The Place) opening hours:

This table shows the opening and closing times for Telford Theatre @ Oakengates.
Date Opening times
Thursday 22 December 2022 9am - 5pm (phones and counter).
Friday 23 December 2022 9am - 5pm (phones and counter).
Saturday 24 December 2022 Phones - 9am - 1pm and counter - 9am - 5pm..
Sunday 25 December 2022 Closed.
Monday 26 December 2022 Phones - 9am - 1pm.
Tuesday 27 December 2022 9am - 5pm (phones and counter).
Wednesday 28 December 2022 9am - 5pm (phones and counter).
Thursday 29 December 2022 9am - 5pm (phones and counter).
Friday 30 December 2022 9am - 5pm (phones and counter).
Saturday 31 December 2022 9am - 3pm (phones and counter).
Sunday 1 January 2023 Closed.
Monday 2 January 2023 9am - 3pm (phones and counter).

Visit the Oakengates Theatre website for performance details

The Register Office opening hours:

This table shows the opening and closing times for Register Office.
Date Opening times
Monday 19 December 2022 Appointments only - 9am - 5pm.
Tuesday 20 December 2022 Appointments only - 9am - 5pm.
Wednesday 21 December 2022 Appointments only - 9am - 5pm.
Thursday 22 December 2022 Appointments only - 9am - 5pm.
Friday 23 December 2022 Appointments only - 9am - 4pm.
Saturday 24 December 2022 Weddings only.
Sunday 25 December 2022 Closed.
Monday 26 December 2022 Closed.
Tuesday 27 December 2022 Weddings only.
Wednesday 28 December 2022 9am - 5pm.
Thursday 29 December 2022 9am - 5pm.
Friday 30 December 2022 9am - 4pm.
Saturday 31 December 2022 Weddings only.
Sunday 1 January 2023 Closed.
Monday 2 January 2023 Closed.
Tuesday 3 January  2023 9am - 5pm.

View information about the Register Office

The Town Park Visitor Centre opening hours:

This table shows the opening and closing times for the Town Park Visitor Centre.
Date Opening times
Monday 19 December 2022 8.30am - 3pm - toilets only.
Tuesday 20 December 2022 8.30am - 3pm - toilets only.
Wednesday 21 December 2022 8.30am - 3pm - toilets only.
Thursday 22 December 2022 8.30am - 3pm - toilets only.
Friday 23 December 2022 8.30am - 3pm - toilets only.
Saturday 24 December 2022 Closed.
Sunday 25 December 2022 Closed.
Monday 26 December 2022 Closed.
Tuesday 27 December 2022 Closed.
Wednesday 28 December 2022 8.30am - 3pm - toilets only.
Thursday 29 December 2022 8.30am - 3pm - toilets only.
Friday 30 December 2022 8.30am - 3pm - toilets only.
Saturday 31 December 2022 8.30am - 3pm - toilets only.
Sunday 1 January 2023 Closed.
Monday 2 January 2023 Closed.
Tuesday 3 January  2023 8.30am - 3pm - toilets only.

Visit the Telford Town Park website

Your recycling and waste collection day will change over the Christmas and New Year bank holiday, some collections will be earlier or later, changes start from Saturday 24 December 2022, please make sure you check your revised collection day before presenting your containers for their scheduled collection.

Don't forget the Household Recycling Centres will also be closed on Christmas Day, New Years Day and Boxing Day.

This table shows the changes to your bin collections during the Christmas and New Year bank holiday.
Normal day Revised collection day
Monday 26 December 2022 Saturday 24 December 2022 (earlier collection)
Tuesday 27 December 2022 Wednesday 28 December 2022 (later collection)
Wednesday 28 December 2022 Thursday 29 December 2022 (later collection)
Thursday 29 December 2022 Friday 30 December 2022 (later collection)
Friday 30 December 2022 Saturday 31 December 2022 (later collection)
 
Monday 2 January 2023 Tuesday 3 January 2023 (later collection)
Tuesday 3 January 2023 Wednesday 4 January 2023 (later collection)
Wednesday 4 January 2023 Thursday 5 January 2023 (later collection)
Thursday 5 January 2023 Friday 6 January 2023 (later collection)
Friday 6 January 2023 Saturday 7 January 2023 (later collection)

Please note: collection days return to normal Monday 9 January 2023.

Download the information leaflet explaining the bin collection changes during Christmas and New Year

Our offices will be closed until 3rd January 2023. Officers will deal with any inquiries, complaints and applications on their return.

Our offices will be closed until 3rd January 2023. Officers will deal with any inquiries, complaints and applications on their return.

Last updated: 23/12/2022 10:00