Contacting us over Christmas 2020 and New Year
If you have an emergency and need to contact us out of hours, you can call us regarding a social care matter on 0300 123 6722, or a highways matter on 101 (The police non-emergency number).
Contact centre opening times
|Wednesday 23 December||8am to 5pm|
|Tuesday 29 December||8am to 5pm|
|Wednesday 30 December||8am to 5pm|
|New Year's Eve||Closed|
|New Year's Day||Closed|
|Monday 4 January 2021||Open|
Arthur Street offers parking every Saturday, Sunday and Bank holidays in December, pay and display charges apply.
Parking is also available at Preston bus station car park.
Park and ride
Park and ride services over the Christmas and New Year period.
Our Recycling Centres will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. Visit our Household Waste Recycling Centres website to find out when we are open during the Christmas period.
All our libraries will be closed on bank and public holidays. There are additional closures on extra statutory dates.
Find the individual opening times of your local branch on the libraries' website.
Museums are unable to open under current Tier 4 restrictions.
Lancaster Castle guided tours
Due to major refurbishment works taking place in the Shire Hall Complex, we have suspended our guided tours at Lancaster Castle until Spring 2021. Bookable courtyard tours are available from Saturday 2 January 2021. Find out more and book your place.
Opening times for registration and certificates services will be reduced over Christmas and New Year.
You can use our registration website to register births, deaths or book an notice appointment while our offices are closed.
Archives (Record office)
Opening times for Lancashire Archives including the Christmas period.
For services not included here, please contact individual venues and services.