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Christmas Holiday Arrangements

Arrangements for our Services and Facilities over Christmas and New Year. 


Registration appointments can be made online here. 

The following opening hours apply to Antrim Civic Centre and Mossley Mill for registration appointments only.

Day & Date Cemetery Office Opening Hours Registration Opening hours
Friday 24 December 9am - 1pm 9am - 1pm
Monday 27 December CLOSED CLOSED
Tuesday 28 December CLOSED CLOSED
Wednesday 29 December Open as Normal Open as Normal
Thursday 30 December  Open as Normal Open as Normal
Friday 31 December Open as Normal Open as Normal
Monday 3 January  CLOSED CLOSED
Tuesday 4 January  Open as Normal Open as Normal



Both Antrim Civic Centre and Mossley Mill will be closed on the following dates;

  • Monday 27 December
  • Tuesday 28 December
  • Monday 3 January 



All leisure centres will be closed on Friday 24 December and reopen on Monday 27 December. The centres will close again at 4pm on Friday 31 December and reopen on  Sunday 2 January 2022.


The shop, Coffee Shop and Galleries at Clotworthy House will close at 2pm on Friday 24 December and reopen on Monday 27 December. They will close again at 4pm on Friday 31 December and reopen on Sunday 2 January. 

The Gardens will remain open throughout the Christmas period.


Play parks remain open. 


Recycling Centres – Closed Saturday 25 December, Sunday 26 December 
All 5 Household Recycling Centres will reopen on Monday 27  December at 9am with appointments remaining in place at O’Neill Road and Crumlin.  ID required at all Recycling Centres. Click here to book.
Bin Collections – Please see changes below 

Collection Due Antrim   (Actual Date Collected) Newtownabbey  (Actual Date Collected)
Monday 27 December 2021 Friday 31 December 2021 Tuesday 28 December 2021
Tuesday 28 December 2021 No Change Wednesday 29 December 2021
Wednesday 29 December 2021 No Change Thursday 30 December 2021
Thursday 30 December 2021 No Change Friday 31 December 2021
Friday 31 December 2021 No Collection Required Monday 3 January 2022
Monday 3 January 2022 No Change Tuesday 4 January 2022
Tuesday 4 January 2022 No Change Wednesday 5 January 2022
Wednesday 5 January 2022 No Change Thursday 6 January 2022
Thursday 6 January 2022 No Change Friday 7 January 2022
Friday 7 January 2022 No Collection Required Saturday 8 January 2022

All bin collection dates are available here.
Kerbside collections provided by Bryson Recycling are available here. 


Community Centres will be closed for public bookings from Friday 24 December and will reopen on Tuesday 4 January (with the exception of some who have prior long standing bookings)



Dog Warden - T. 028 9034 0178


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