Contents:


Introduction


 

Information on all council facility closures, opening hours and service arrangements over the 2023 Christmas holiday period.
 

Registration of births, deaths and marriages

Date Opening hours
Monday 25th December Closed
Tuesday 26th December Closed 
Wednesday 27th December 9am to 4pm – open for death registrations only.*
Thursday 28th December 9am to 4pm – open for death registrations only.*
Friday 29th December 9am to 4pm – open for death registrations only.*
Saturday 30th December Closed
Sunday 31st December Closed
Monday 1st January 2024 Closed

 

*You do not need to attend the office to register a death. A registrar will contact you once they receive the relevant documents and complete by telephone.

Lisburn Registration Office: for any urgent birth/death/marriage queries during this period please email: bdm.registration@lisburncastlereagh.gov.uk or phone 028 9244 7263.

Cemeteries Administration Office

Date Opening hours Cemetery details
Friday 22nd December 9am to 4.30pm Burials permitted
Saturday 23rd December 9am to 12.30pm Burials permitted
Sunday 24th December Closed No burials
Monday 25th December Closed No burials
Tuesday 26th December Closed  No burials
Saturday 30th December Closed No brials
Sunday 31st December Closed No burials
Monday 1st January 2024 Closed No burials

 

Council cemeteries remain open for visiting as normal.

Bin collections (landfill, mixed recycling and brown bins)

Collection date Alternative collection date
Monday 25th December Alternative collection Saturday 23rd December
Tuesday 26th December Alternative collection Saturday 30th December
Monday 1st January 2024 Alternative collection on Saturday 6 January 2024

 

*If your bin is not collected on the alternative date please continue to leave it out and we will endeavour to collect it the next working day.

Kerbie and wheelie box collections

Collection date Alternative collection date
Monday 25th December Alternative collection Saturday 23rd December
Tuesday 26th December Alternative collection Sunday 24th December
Monday 1st January 2024 Alternative collection on Saturday 30th December

 

*If your bin is not collected on the alternative date please continue to leave it out and we will endeavour to collect it the next working day.

Household recycling centres

Our Household Recycling Centres at The Cutts, Derriaghy; Drumlough, Dromara Road, Hillsborough and Carryduff Recycling Centre will operate as follows.

Date Opening hours
Saturday 23rd December 8am to 3pm
Sunday 24th December Closed
Monday 25th December Closed
Tuesday 26th December Closed
Wednesday 27th December Normal opening hours
Thursday 28th December Normal opening hours
Friday 29th December Normal opening hours
Saturday 30th December Normal opening hours
Sunday 31st December Closed
Monday 1st January 2024 Closed
Tuesday 2nd January  Normal opening hours

 

*Last entry to sites is 10 minutes before closing.  Sites will be open as normal on all other dates over the holiday period.

Please note that Household Recycling Centres do not open on Sundays.  For further information please click here.

Commercial collection arrangments

Collection date Alternative collection date
Monday 25th December Will be collected between 27th and 29th December 2023
Tuesday 26th December Will be collected between 27th and 29th December 2023
Monday 1st January 2024 Will be collected between 2nd and 4th January 2024

Lagan Valley Island

Our civic headquarters will be closed from Saturday 23rd December to Monday 1st January 2024 inclusive.
 

Lagan Valley LeisurePlex

Date Opening hours
Saturday 23rd December Normal opening hours
Sunday 24th December Closed
Monday 25th December Closed
Tuesday 26th December Closed
Wednesday 27th December Closes at 9pm
Thursday 28th December Closes at 9pm
Friday 29th December Closes at 9pm
Saturday 30th December Normal opening hours
Sunday 31st December Normal opening hours
Monday 1st January 2024 Closed
Tuesday 2nd January Normal opening hours

 

Dundonald International Ice Bowl

Date Opening hours
Saturday 23rd December Normal opening hours
Sunday 24th December Closes at 5pm
Monday 25th December Closed
Tuesday 26th December Closed
Wednesday 27th December Normal opening hours
Thursday 28th December Normal opening hours
Friday 29th December Normal opening hours
Saturday 30th December Normal opening hours
Sunday 31st December Closes at 5pm
Monday 1st January 2024 Closed
Tuesday 2nd January Normal opening hours

 

Billy Neill MBE Country Park Gym

Date Opening hours
Saturday 23rd December Normal opening hours
Sunday 24th December Closed
Monday 25th December Closed
Tuesday 26th December Closed
Wednesday 27th December Normal opening hours (gym only)
Thursday 28th December Normal opening hours (gym only)
Friday 29th December Normal opening hours (gym only)
Saturday 30th December Closed
Sunday 31st December Closed
Monday 1st January 2024 Closed
Tuesday 2nd January Open 6.45am to 8.45pm (gym only)

 

Aberdelghy Golf Course

Date Opening hours
Saturday 23rd December Normal opening hours
Sunday 24th December Normal opening hours
Monday 25th December Closed
Tuesday 26th December 10am to 2pm
Wednesday 27th December Normal opening hours
Thursday 28th December Normal opening hours
Friday 29th December Normal opening hours
Saturday 30th December Normal opening hours
Sunday 31st December Normal opening hours
Monday 1st January 2024 10am to 2pm
Tuesday 2nd January Normal opening hours

 

Castlereagh Hills Golf Club

Date Opening hours
Saturday 23rd December Normal opening hours
Sunday 24th December Normal opening hours
Monday 25th December Closed
Tuesday 26th December 10am to 2pm for members only
Wednesday 27th December Normal opening hours
Thursday 28th December Normal opening hours
Friday 29th December Normal opening hours
Saturday 30th December Normal opening hours
Sunday 31st December Normal opening hours
Monday 1st January 2024 10am to 2pm
Tuesday 2nd January Normal opening hours

 

Lough Moss Leisure Centre

Date Opening hours
Saturday 23rd December Normal opening hours
Sunday 24th December Closed
Monday 25th December Closed
Tuesday 26th December Closed
Wednesday 27th December Normal opening hours
Thursday 28th December Normal opening hours
Friday 29th December Normal opening hours
Saturday 30th December 8.30am to 5pm
Sunday 31st December Closed
Monday 1st January 2024 Closed
Tuesday 2nd January Normal opening hours

 

Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum

Our museum will be closed from Sunday 24th December to Monday 1st January 2024 inclusive.

ISLAND Arts Centre

Our arts centre will be closed from Monday 25th December to Monday 1st January 2024 inclusive.

Kilmakee, Grove and Glenmore Activity Centres

Our three activity centres will be closed from Sunday 24th December to Monday 1st January 2024 inclusive.  They will all reopen at 9am on Tuesday 2nd January 2024.

Bridge, Ballyoran, Moneyreagh and Enler Community Centres

The Bridge Community Centre will be closed from Sunday 24th December to Monday 1st January 2024 inclusive.

For our other community centres please see the table below.

Date Ballyoran CC Moneyreagh CC Enler CC
Sunday 24th December 10.30am to 1.30pm 9am to 1pm 9am to 1pm
Monday 25th December Closed Closed Closed
Tuesday 26th December Closed Closed Closed
Wednesday 27th December Closed Closed Closed
Thursday 28th December Closed Closed Closed
Friday 29th December Closed Closed Closed
Saturday 30th December Closed Closed Closed
Sunday 31st December 10.30am to 5.30pm Closed 9am to 4.30pm
Monday 1st January 2024 Closed Closed Closed

 

Lisburn Visitor Information Centre (VIC)

Our VIC will be closed from Saturday 23rd December to Monday 1st January 2024 inclusive.