Xmas & New Year Opening Times

Opening times for all Council facilities and services over the Christmas and New Year period.

Council Offices, Dorking

  • Monday 23 December: Open 8.30am - 5pm
  • Tuesday 24 December: Open 8.30am - 4pm
  • Wednesday 25, Thursday 26 and Friday 27 December: Closed
  • Monday 30 December: Open 8.30am - 4pm
  • Tuesday 31 December: Open 8.30am - 4pm
  • Wednesday 1 January: Closed
  • Thursday 2 January: Open as usual

HelpShop, Leatherhead

  • Monday 23 December: Closed as usual
  • Tuesday 24 December: Closed at 12.30pm 
  • Wednesday 25, Thursday 26 and Friday 27 December: Closed
  • Saturday 28 December: Open as usual (kiosk only)
  • Monday 30 December: Closed as usual
  • Tuesday 31 December: Closed at 4pm
  • Wednesday 1 January: Closed
  • Thursday 2 January: Open as usual

Christmas and New Year Bin Collections

Normal collections will resume from Monday 13 January 2020.

Green Bin Collections

Usual Collection Day

Revised Collection Day

Monday 23 December

No change

Tuesday 24 December

No change

Wednesday 25 December

Friday 27 December

Thursday 26 December

Saturday 28 December

Friday 27 December

Monday 30 December

Black Bin Collections

Usual Collection Day

Revised Collection Day

Monday 30 December

Tuesday 31 December

Tuesday 31 December

Thursday 2 January

Wednesday 1 January

Friday 3 January

Thursday 2 January

Saturday 4 January

Friday 3 January

Monday 6 January

Green Bin Collections

Usual Collection Day

Revised Collection Day

Monday 6 January

Tuesday 7 January

Tuesday 7 January

Wednesday 8 January

Wednesday 8 January

Thursday 9 January

Thursday 9 January

Friday 10 January

Friday 10 January

Saturday 11 January

Download the 2020 Bin Collection calendar.

Dorking Halls

  • Early closure on Christmas Eve (approximately 7pm)
  • Closed on Christmas Day
  • Open at approximately 12noon on Boxing Day to usual opening hours
  • Early closure on New Year's Eve (approximately 7pm)
  • Re-opens at approximately 12noon on New Year's Day

To see what's on visit www.dorkinghalls.co.uk

Fairfield Centre

  • Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 December: Open 10am - 4pm
  • Wednesday 25, Thursday 26 and Friday 27 December: Closed
  • Monday 30 December: Open 10am - 4pm
  • Tuesday 31 December: Open 10am - 3pm
  • Wednesday 1 January: Closed
  • Thursday 2 January: Open as usual

Find out more about the Fairfield Centre.

Community Transport

  • Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 December: Open 9am - 4.30pm
  • Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 December: Closed
  • Friday 27 December:  Open 9am - 4.30pm
  • Saturday 28 December: Open 9am - 4.30pm
  • Sunday 29 December: Open 9am - 2pm
  • Monday 30 December: Open 9am - 4.30pm
  • Tuesday 31 December: Open 9am - 3pm
  • Wednesday 1 January: Closed
  • Tuesday 2 January: 9am - 4.30pm

Find out more about Community Transport.

Telecare

Normal alarm monitoring service throughout the holiday period. Christmas and New Year is a very busy period for the service and customers are asked to keep non-urgent enquiries until after the New Year.

For more information about our independence technology visit www.molevalleylife.co.uk

Dogs - Lost, Found or Stray

If you find a dog outside of office hours (including weekends and bank holidays please call the out of hours number on 01372 376533 to report it or report it online.

Dorking Sports Centre

For opening times visit the Dorking Sports Centre website.

Leatherhead Leisure Centre

For opening times visit the Leatherhead Leisure Centre.

Recycling Centres opening times

Opening hours at Ranmore Road (Dorking, RH4 1TL)

  • Monday - Thursday: closed
  • Friday: 8am - 4pm
  • Weekends: 9am - 4pm

Opening hours at Randalls Road (Leatherhead, KT22 0BA)

  • Monday - Friday: 8am to 4pm
  • Weekends: 9am - 4pm

Both sites will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

Walk for Health

Christmas drinks will be offered after the regular Tuesday walk on 10 December. The 10.30am Tuesday walk will continue throughout the Christmas holidays on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve - feel free to wear a festive hat or jumper! There is the option to have a Christmas drinks on Thursday 18 December at The Pheasant pub in Buckland during the regular walk led by Mandy Cooper.

View the winter timetable.

Christmas Tree Recycling

You can recycle your Christmas tree at any of the following car parks from Friday 3 to Saturday 11 January 2020:

  • Ashtead Peace Memorial Hall
  • Bookham Lower Road
  • Reigate Road, Dorking
  • Ockley Village Hall

Alternatively, Christmas trees can be taken to the Recycling Centre in Dorking and Leatherhead. There is no charge for disposing of Christmas trees or garden waste at these sites.

If you are a garden waste collection subscriber, please ensure that you cut the tree up, so that the lid of your bin can be closed and the contents come out freely when the bin is tipped into the lorry. For more information about our garden waste scheme, please visit the garden waste collection page.






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