Council’s festive opening hours
WOKINGHAM Borough Council has announced its council and library festive opening hours.
The council offices will be completely closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day, with a reduced opening on Fridays 22 and 29.
Library opening hours will also change over the festive period.
The opening hours are for both Shute End offices and The Old Forge are as follows:
Friday, December 22: 9am – 4pm
Christmas Day and Boxing Day: Closed
Wednesday, December 27 and Thursday, December 28: Normal opening hours
Friday, December 29: 9am – 4pm
New Year’s Day: Closed Tuesday, January 2: Normal opening hours
The 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.
The telephone number for reporting out-of-hours repairs to council properties is (0800) 515 287. The calls will be managed by the council’s outof-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 Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New year’s Day
Finchampstead Library will be closed from 12.30pm on Saturday, December 23 until Tuesday January 2. Maiden Erlegh Library will be closed from 5pm on Friday, December 22 until Tuesday, January 2.
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