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Christmas opening hours

Christmas opening hours

11 December 2015

Wokingham Borough Council has announced its office opening hours for this Christmas and New Year period.

  • Thursday 24 December - 8.30am to 3pm (normal working hours)
  • Christmas Day - Closed
  • Monday December 28 - Closed
  • Tuesday 29 December - Normal working hours
  • Wednesday 30 December - Normal working hours
  • Thursday 31 December - 8.30am to 3pm
  • Friday 1 January - Closed
  • Monday 4 January - Normal working hours

Although Shute End offices will be open from 8.30am, telephone operating hours start from 9am.


The general 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 out-of-hours call centre and passed to the appropriate contractor.


The community mental health team based at The Old Forge in Wokingham will be open until 5pm on 24, 29, 30 and 31 December. An out-of-hours the mental health urgent care service will be available on (0300) 365 9999.



All Wokingham Borough libraries will be closed on 25, 26, 28 December and 1 January (Finchampstead Library and Maiden Erlegh Library will be closed from 24 December until 2 January).


During the rest of the festive period the libraries will be open normal branch hours except on 24 December and 31 December when they will be closing at 1pm and 4pm respectively.


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