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.
School children singing Christmas carols

Contact Centre

Date​ ​Opening times
Monday 24 December​ 9am - 5pm
​Tuesday 25 December ​Closed
​Wednesday 26 December Closed​
​Thursday 27 December 9am - 5pm
​Friday 28 December ​9am - 5pm
​Saturday 29 December ​Closed
​Sunday 30 December ​Closed
​Monday 31 December 9am - 5pm
​​Tuesday 1 January 2019 ​​Closed
​Wednesday 2 January ​Normal service​ resumes


 

East Ham Customer Service Centre

Date​ ​Opening times
Monday 24 December​ 9am - 5pm
​Tuesday 25 December ​Closed
​Wednesday 26 December Closed​
​Thursday 27 December 9am - 5pm
​Friday 28 December ​9am - 5pm
​Saturday 29 December ​Closed
​Sunday 30 December ​Closed
​Monday 31 December 9am - 5pm
​​Tuesday 1 January 2019 ​​Closed
​Wednesday 2 January ​Normal service​ resumes
 

Urgent housing repairs

Residents with urgent housing repairs can contact the Repairs Operations Centre direct on 0800 952 5555.
Date​​ ​Opening times
Monday 24 December​ ​9am - 5pm
​Tuesday 25 December ​Closed
​Wednesday 26 December ​Closed
​Thursday 27 December ​9am - 5pm
​Friday 28 December ​9am - 5pm
​​Monday 31 December 2018 ​​9am - 5pm
Those with urgent emergency repairs can call the Contact Centre outside these hours on 020 8430 2000, 24 hours a day. Normal service will resume on 2 January 2019.
 
 

Leisure centres

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

Libraries

Newham’s Libraries and Community Centres will be closed on Monday 24 December at 5pm. East Ham and Stratford Libraries will be open 10am-5pm.
Thursday 27, Friday 28, Saturday 29 and Monday 31 December.

Community Centres will be open for private bookings over the Christmas period.
Libraries and Community Centres will open as normal from Wednesday 2 January.

Call our 24-hour automated line 0333 370 4700 or visit
www.newham.gov.uk/libraryloans to renew and reserve items.

T
o access eBooks, library catalogue, make reservations or look up online information and eLearning courses go to bit.ly/NewhamLibraries​


 
 

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


East Ham Town Hall

Date​ ​Opening times
​Saturday 22 December Appointment only
​Sunday 23 December
Closed
Monday 24 December​ Normal service
​Tuesday 25 December ​Closed
​Wednesday 26 December Closed​
​Thursday 27 December Closed
​Friday 28 December ​Closed
​Saturday 29 December ​Closed
​Sunday 30 December ​Closed
​Monday 31 December ​Closed
​Tuesday 1 January 2019 ​​Closed
​Wednesday 2 January ​Normal service​ resumes

East Ham Customer Services Centre

Date​ ​Opening times
​Saturday 22 December  Closed 
(Emergency burial service 9am - 4pm 07801 244 805)
​Sunday 23 December
​Closed
(Emergency burial service 9am - 4pm 07801 244 805)
Monday 24 December​ Normal service
​Tuesday 25 December ​Closed
(Emergency burial service 9am - 4pm 07801 244 805)
​Wednesday 26 December Closed
(Emergency burial service 9am - 4pm 07801 244 805)
​Thursday 27 December Appointment only (birth and death registrations)
​Friday 28 December ​Appointment only (birth and death registrations)
​Saturday 29 December ​Closed
(Emergency burial service 9am - 4pm 07801 244 805)
​Sunday 30 December ​Closed
(Emergency burial service 9am - 4pm 07801 244 805)
​Monday 31 December ​Appointment only (birth and death registrations)
​Tuesday 1 January 2019 ​​Closed
(Emergency burial service 9am - 4pm 07801 244 805)​
​Wednesday 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)
Friday 21 December​ ​6.30am - 10.30pm 8am - 10pm​
​Saturday 22 December ​6.30am - 10.30pm ​8am - 6.30pm
Sunday 23 December ​8am - 5pm 10am - 5pm
​Monday 24 December ​8am - 4pm ​10am - 4pm
​Tuesday 25 December Closed Closed
​Wednesday 26 December ​7am - 5pm ​8am - 5pm
​Thursday 27 December ​7am - 10pm ​​8am - 10pm
Friday 28 December​ ​7am - 10pm ​​8am - 10pm
Saturday 29 December​ 7am - 10pm ​​8am - 6.30pm
​Sunday 30 December ​8am - 5pm ​​8am - 5pm
​Monday 31 December ​8am - 4pm 8am - 4pm
​Tuesday 1 January 2019 ​8am - 5pm ​Closed
​Wednesday 2 January ​6.30am - 10.30pm ​8am - 10pm
To request a vehicle removal you can call 020 3373 0660.
 

West Ham Cemetery

​​Date ​Opening time
​​Sunday 23 December 10am - 3pm​
​Monday 24 December 10am - 3pm​
​Tuesday 25 December 10am - 1pm​
Wednesday 26 December
10am - 3pm​
​Thursday 27 December ​10am - 3pm
​Friday 28 December 10am - 3pm​
​Saturday 29 December 10am - 3pm​
Sunday 30 December
10am - 3pm​
​Monday 31 December 10am - 3pm​
​Tuesday 1 January 2019 ​10am - 1pm
​Wednesday 2 January ​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​
​Monday 24 December Closed Normal day​ (9am - 6pm) Normal (9am - 6pm)​ Closed


​Tuesday 25 December Closed​ Closed Closed Closed
​Wednesday 26 December Closed Casual Market (10am - 4pm)
Closed Closed
​Thursday 27 December Normal day​ (9am - 6pm)
Normal day​ (9am - 6pm)
Normal day​ (9am - 6pm)
Normal day​ (9am - 6pm)
​Friday 28 December Normal day​ (9am - 6pm)
Normal day​ (9am - 6pm) Normal day​ (9am - 6pm)
Normal day​ (9am - 6pm)​
​Saturday 29 December Normal day​ (9am - 6pm)
Normal day​ (9am - 6pm) Normal day​ (9am - 6pm)
Normal day​ (9am - 6pm)​
Sunday 30 December Casual Market (10am - 4pm)
Casual Market (10am - 4pm)
Casual Market (10am - 4pm)
Casual Market (10am - 4pm)​
​Monday 31 December Closed Normal day​ (9am - 6pm)
Closed​ Closed
Tuesday 1 January 2019 Closed​ Closed​ Closed​ Closed
Wednesday ​2 January Closed Normal day​ (9am - 6pm)​ Normal day​ (9am - 6pm)​
Normal day​ (9am - 6pm)​
Thursday ​3 January Normal day​ (9am - 6pm)​
Normal day​ (9am - 6pm)​ Normal day​ (9am - 6pm)​ Normal day​ (9am - 6pm)​
Friday 4 January Normal day​ (9am - 6pm)​ Normal day​ (9am - 6pm)​
Normal day​ (9am - 6pm)​
Normal day​ (9am - 6pm)​
Saturday 5 January Normal day​ (9am - 6pm)​ Normal day​ (9am - 6pm)​​ Normal day​ (9am - 6pm)​ Normal day​ (9am - 6pm)​​
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