Closures and changes to bin collections on Bank Holiday Monday

The Bank Holiday on Monday for The Queen’s state funeral has led to a series of closure by council-run facilities including leisure centres, cafes and county parks.

Bin collection for the day have also been cancelled and they will be brought forward an extra day across the West Suffolk, Babergh and Mid Suffolk areas.

The day is to allow individuals, businesses and other organisations to pay their respects to Her Majesty and commemorate her reign, while marking the final day of the period of national mourning.

In accordance, and as with all bank holidays, there will be changes to opening times and the running of services. This includes changes to bin emptying and the opening of certain public buildings.

In West Suffolk:

  • Bin collections will be one day late for the whole week. Please have your bins out by 6.15am and leave them out if uncollected, as this may be at a different time of day. Check Find my nearest for your bin collection details.
  • West Suffolk Council offices – closed.
  • Parks and cemeteries will be opened and closed as for a bank holiday.
  • Park cafés and kiosks:
    • Abbey Gardens kiosk – closed 10.30am to noon.
    • Brandon Country Park Café – closed.
    • East Town Park kiosk – closed.
    • Haverhill Rec Kiosk – closed.
    • Nowton Park Café closed 10.30am to noon.
    • West Stow Country Park Café – closed.
  • West Stow Country Park will be open.
  • Moyse’s Hall Museum – closed.
  • West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village – closed.
  • The Apex – closed.
  • Abbeycroft Leisure Centres – closed.

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