COVID-19 Changes to services

West Suffolk Council is prioritising essential services:

Bins and waste

Safe disposal of your waste

  • If you have symptoms or are self-isolating, please bag any wipes and tissues separately, and keep to one side for 72 hours before putting in your black bin.
  • Please wipe your bin handles when you put the bin out and bring it in.
  • PPE and wipes are not recyclable.
  • COVID-19 - waste disposal advice
  • Tips for reducing waste


Building control

Car parks

  • Parking controls are reinstated.

Leisure centres


Moyse's Hall Museum and West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village

Parks and open spaces


  • Shopmobility in Bury St Edmunds is open.
  • Shopmobility in Newmarket and Haverhill is closed.

Building closures

  • Public access to West Suffolk Council buildings is by appointment only. All council services are available online or by contacting us.
  • The Apex café is offering a takeaway service and has indoor and outdoor seating. The Tourist Information Centre and box office are open. See Apex updates for details of cancelled and postponed events.
  • Leisure centre gyms are open and swimming pools can be used for lane swimming and training. For more information visit Abbeycroft leisure

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Last updated:

09 September 2021 10:18 AM