Newham

Christmas in Newham

Make sure you're prepared for Christmas. Find out when we are open during the Christmas and New Year and details of service changes.
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School children singing Christmas carols

Contact Centre

Date Opening times
​22 December ​9am to 6pm
​23 December ​Closed
24 December Closed
25 December Closed
​26 December Closed
​27 December 9am to 5pm (emergency calls only)
2​8 December 9am to 5pm (emergency calls only)
29 December 9am to 5pm (emergency calls only)
30 December Closed
31 December Closed
1 January Closed
2 January ​Normal service resumes
 

East Ham Customer Service Centre

  • close at 5pm on 22 December 2017
  • re-open on 2 January 2018.
 

Leisure centres

For information about our opening times over Christmas and New Year, visit the activeNewham website.
 

Libraries

The majority of our libraries and community centres will be closed from the evening of 23 December until 2 January, with the exception of Stratford, which will open from 1-4pm on Christmas Eve, and East Ham, which will be open 10am-4pm from 27 December to 29 December. Residents can call our 24-hour automated line 0333 3704700 or visit www.newham.gov.uk/libraryloans to renew and reserve items.​

 
 

Community centres

Community centres will be closed from Saturday 23 December and will reopen on Tuesday 2 January 2018, however we will be open if you have a private booking during this period.

 
 

Newham Registrars Service


Plashet Grove

Date​ ​Opening times
​Friday 22 December Normal service
​Saturday 23 December Appointment only
​Sunday 24 December
​Appointment only
Monday 25 December​ ​Closed
​Tuesday 26 December ​Closed
​Wednesday 27 December Closed​
​Thursday 28 December Closed
​Friday 29 December ​Closed
​Saturday 30 December ​Closed
​Sunday 31 December ​Closed
​Monday 1 January ​Closed
​Tuesday 2 January ​Normal service​

East Ham Customer Services Centre

Date​ ​Opening times
​Friday 22 December Normal service
​Saturday 23 December Closed
​Sunday 24 December
​Closed
Monday 25 December​ ​Closed
​Tuesday 26 December ​Closed
​Wednesday 27 December Appointment only (birth and death registrations)
​Thursday 28 December Appointment only (birth and death registrations)
​Friday 29 December ​Appointment only (birth and death registrations)
​Saturday 30 December ​Closed
​Sunday 31 December ​Closed
​Monday 1 January ​Closed
​Tuesday 2 January ​Normal service​ resumes

 

Parking

You can find more information about parking restrictions on the Bank holiday parking page

On our Clamping and removals page you will find information about our vehicle pound and removal service. To collect your vehicle you must arrive at least 30 minutes before the car pound closes.

​​Date ​Enforcement request service (020 3373 0660) ​Vehicle pound opening hours (020 3373 3883 or 020 3373 0660)
Friday 22 December​ ​6.30am - 10pm 8am - 10pm​
​Saturday 23 December ​6.30am - 10pm ​8am - 10pm
Sunday 24 December ​8am - 5pm ​8am - 5pm
​Monday 25 December ​Closed ​Closed
​Tuesday 26 December ​7am - 5pm ​8am - 5pm
​Wednesday 27 December ​6.30am - 10pm ​8am - 10pm
​Thursday 28 December ​6.30am - 10pm ​​8am - 10pm
Friday 29 December​ ​6.30am - 10pm ​​8am - 10pm
Saturday 30 December​ ​6.30am - 10pm ​​8am - 10pm
​Sunday 31 December ​7am - 5pm ​​8am - 5pm
​Monday 1 January ​7am - 5pm ​Closed
​Tuesday 2 January ​6.30am - 10pm ​8am - 10pm​
 

West Ham Cemetery

​​Date ​Opening time
Saturday 23 December​ ​10am - 3pm
​​Sunday 24 December 10am - 3pm​
​Monday 25 December​ (Christmas Day) 10am - 1pm​
​Tuesday 26 December​ (Boxing Day) 10am - 1pm​
Wednesday 27 December
10am - 3pm​
​Thursday 28 December ​10am - 3pm
​Friday 29 December 10am - 3pm​
​Saturday 30 December 10am - 3pm​
Sunday 31 December
10am - 3pm​
​Monday 1 January 2018 (New Years Day) 10am - 1pm​
​Tuesday 2 January 2018 ​9am - 4pm 

 
 

Rubbish and recycling collections​

Not sure of your normal rubbish and recycling collection day? Find out using My Neighbourhood.
 
 

​Markets

​​Dates ​Queens Stratford indoor​ Outdoor​ Grove​ Pilgrims​
​Sunday 24 December 10am - 4pm
Normal day​ Closed​ Closed​ 10am - 4pm​​
​Monday 25 December Closed​ Closed Closed Closed Closed
​Tuesday 26 December Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed
​Wednesday 27 December Closed Normal day​ Normal day Normal day Normal day
​Thursday 28 December Normal day Normal day Normal day Normal day Normal day
​Friday 29 December Normal day Normal day Normal day Normal day Normal day
​Saturday 30 December Normal day Normal day Normal day Normal day Normal day
​Sunday 31 December 10am - 4pm 10am - 4pm​ Closed​ Closed​ 10am - 4pm
​Sunday 1 January 2018 Closed​ Normal day​ Closed​ Closed​ 10am - 4pm​
Monday ​2 January 2018 Normal day​ Normal day​ Normal day​ Normal day​ Normal day​
Tuesday ​3 January 2018 Closed​ Normal day​ Normal day Normal day Normal day
​Wednesday 4 January 2018 Normal day Normal day Normal day Normal day Normal day
​Friday 5 January 2018 Normal day Normal day Normal day Normal day Normal day
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