Here are the opening hours of our services and buildings over the Christmas and New Year period.

The Council House
The Council House will close at 5.30pm on Tuesday 24th December, and will be open Friday 27th, Monday 30th and Tuesday 31st December from 9.00am to 5.00pm for customers. The Council House will be open as usual from Thursday 2nd January 2020.

Refuse and recycling
Full details of Christmas and new year bin collections are available in this article.

Adult Social Services
Open with a reduced service on Friday 27th, Monday 30th and Tuesday 31st December. Closed on the bank holidays.

Talking Points
Operating with a reduced service. You can see the opening times here.

Derby Bus Station

Date Open Close
Tuesday 24th December 5.00am 8.00pm
Wednesday 25th December Closed
Thursday 26th December 8.00am 8.00pm
Friday 27th December 5.00am Midnight
Saturday 28th December 5.00am Midnight
Sunday 29th December 8.00am Midnight
Monday 30th December 5.00am Midnight
Tuesday 31st December 5.00am 8.00pm
Wednesday 1st January Closed
Tuesday 2nd January 5.00am Midnight


Bus Station information Office:

Date Open Close
Tuesday 24th December CLOSED
Wednesday 25th December 8.30am 5.30pm
Thursday 26th December CLOSED
Friday 27th December 10.00am 4.00pm
Saturday 28th December 8.30am 1.00pm
Sunday 29th December Closed
Monday 30th December 8.30am 5.30pm
Tuesday 31st December 8.30am 5.30pm
Wednesday 1st January Closed
Thursday 2nd January 8.30am 5.30pm


Bereavement Services
The crematorium and cemeteries are only closed for funerals on the weekend and bank holiday days.

The grounds at all cemeteries and the crematorium are open 9.00am to 4.30pm every day including bank holidays.

The book of remembrance room at the crematorium grounds is open 11.00am to 4.30pm every day including bank holidays.

Adult Learning Centres
Visit the Adult Learning Website.

Our Museums
For our museums and art gallery opening times, please visit the Derby Museums website.

Leisure and Culture
Find out when Libraries and Leisure Centres are open on the In Derby website.

Need health services when your GP surgery is closed?
If you need health services quickly when your surgery is closed, call the free, 24-hour 111 health line, you’ll be directed to the out-of-hours service.

Emergency Contact Numbers
If you need to contact us in an emergency…

  • Careline – Social Services emergency duty team and homelessness service – 01332 786968
  • Dangerous structures – 01332 256060
  • Streetpride (24 hour hotline) – street cleaning, street lighting, litter, graffiti, fly posting, dumping – 0333 200 6981.

This page is subject to updates so please check back.

Last updated: Wednesday 18 December 2019