Wokingham Borough Services Christmas Close Down

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Wokingham Borough Services Christmas Close Down


Wokingham Borough Council has announced its office opening hours for this Christmas and New Year period.


DateShute End officesThe Old Forge
Monday 24 December9am to 3pm9am to 3pm
Tuesday 25 December  (Christmas Day)ClosedClosed
Wednesday 26 December (Boxing Day)ClosedClosed
Thursday 27 DecemberNormal opening hoursNormal opening hours
Friday 28 DecemberNormal opening hoursNormal opening hours
Monday 31 December9am to 3pm9am to 3pm
Tuesday January 1 2018 (New Year’s Day)ClosedClosed
Wednesday January 2 2018Normal opening hoursNormal opening hours


The general out-of-hours telephone number for emergencies during the holiday period is (0800) 212 111. Social services emergencies out-of-hours telephone number is (01344) 786 543.


Council Homes Repairs


The telephone number for reporting emergency out-of-hours repairs to council properties is (0800) 515 287. The calls will be managed by the council’s emergency out-of-hours call centre and passed to the appropriate contractor. The community mental health team based at The Old Forge in Wokingham will be open as listed above, and out-of-hours the mental health urgent care service will be available on (0300) 365 0300.




All Wokingham Borough libraries will be closed on Tuesday 25 December, Wednesday 26 December and Tuesday 1 January. All libraries scheduled to open on a Monday will be closing from 1pm on Monday 24 December and from 4pm on Monday 31 December. Finchampstead Library will be closed from 24 December to Tuesday 2 January inclusive. During the rest of the festive period all other libraries will be open normal branch hours, details are available online at www.wokingham.gov.uk/libraries.




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