COVID-19 Changes to services

West Suffolk Council is prioritising essential services:

Bins and waste

Garden Waste Collection Service


  • Suffolk recycling centres are now open. For the time being this is only for essential waste or recycling that cannot be stored safely at home or disposed of through other legitimate routes. You must book a time slot online to deposit waste at your local recycling centre. Please do not go to a recycling centre without a booking.
  • Community recycling points - some textile banks are closed but glass and newspaper bank remain open. See Recycling and recycling centres.

Building control

Car parks


Parks and open spaces

  • Parks and open spaces are being kept open so that people can exercise and spend time outside. You must continue to follow social distancing guidelines (updated 13 May). Groups from the same household must keep to metres apart from others, and you can meet one person from a different household provided you keep two metres apart. All playgrounds and skateparks remain closed. Fishing ponds, tennis and basketball courts are open to be used with the same social distancing rules.

Building closures

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Last updated:

28 May 2020 8:25 AM