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April and May bank holiday opening times

Date: 19/04/2011           Category: Communications

Below is a list of opening times in Medway during the April and early May bank holidays.

Household waste recycling centres

Good Friday, 22 April – 9am to 4pm
Saturday, 23 April – 8am to 4.30pm
Easter Sunday, 25 April – 9am to 4pm
Easter Monday, 26 April – 9am to 4pm
Friday, 29 April – 9am to 4pm
Monday, 2 May – 9am to 4pm

Residents are reminded that refuse and recycling collections will take place on all bank holidays starting on Good Friday, 22 April, which means collections will no longer be delayed by a day during bank holiday weeks. Collections in Medway will not be affected by bank holidays from now on, apart from during the Christmas and New Year break.

Medway Libraries

Good Friday, 22 April – closed
Saturday, 23 April – open
Easter Monday, 25 April – closed
Tuesday, 26 April – open
Wednesday, 27 April – open
Thursday, 28 April – open
Friday, 29 April – closed
Saturday, 30 April – open
Monday, 2 May – closed
Tuesday, 3 May – open

Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre

Good Friday, 22 April – closed
Saturday, 23 April – open
Monday, 25 April – closed
Tuesday, 26 April – open
Wednesday, 27 April – open
Thursday, 28 April – open
Friday, 29 April – closed
Saturday, 30 April – open
Monday, 2 May – closed
Tuesday, 3 May – open


Medway’s Leisure Centres

The Strand leisure park will be open normal operating times (9am to 5pm) on all bank holidays with the exception of the pool, which will re-open on Saturday, 28 May.

Splashes Leisure Centre:

Good Friday, 22 April and Friday, 29 April:
7.30am to 9am adults only
9am to 7pm public session
Centre shuts at 7pm

Easter Monday, 25 April and Monday, 2 May:
7.30am to 9am adults only
9am to 6pm public session
Centre shuts at 6pm

Medway Park:

Good Friday, 22 April – 11.30am to 5.30pm
Easter Monday, 25 April – 11.30am to 5.30pm
Friday, 29 April – 11.30am to 5.30pm
Monday, 2 May – 11.30am to 5.30pm

Pools close at 3.30pm to the general public, swimming lessons running as normal from 4pm.

The gym will open 11.30am to 5.30pm

The Stirling Centre

Good Friday, 22 April – closed
Saturday, 23 April – normal hours
Easter Sunday, 24 April – 8.30am to 4.30pm
Easter Monday, 25th April – closed
Friday, 29th April – closed

Deangate Ridge

Saturday, 23 April – normal hours
All other days – the centre close at 8.30am (Sunday hours)

Visitor Information Centre, Rochester

Open on the bank holidays over Easter weekend and 2 May, but closed on Friday, 29 April.

Rochester Castle, Upnor Castle, The Guildhall Museum

Open on the bank holidays over Easter weekend and 2 May. Rochester Castle Gardens will be open on Friday, 29 April but Rochester Castle keep and Upnor Castle will be closed.

Customer First
Medway Council’s Customer First contact points will be open during normal hours with the exception of bank holidays.
Visit www.medway.gov.uk for opening times at each centre.