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August bank holiday weekend opening times

Published on Monday, 21st August 2017 in Council news news

The August Bank Holiday weekend is almost here. Visitors can explore Rotherham’s rich history or discover a perfect book at various museums and libraries around the borough.

To help you plan your visit, have a look at the August Bank Holiday opening times.


Clifton Park Museum and Boston Castle are open as normal. Relive your childhood at the Childhood Memories toy exhibition which is on display in the Childhood Gallery. The café will be open until 4.30pm on Monday 28 August. Meanwhile, visitors are welcome to come along to Boston Castle where they will see stunning images in the photography exhibition entitled ‘Views of Boston Castle and Parklands.’

Libraries and Customer Service Centres

The Libraries and Customer Service Centres are open during Bank Holiday Saturday and Sunday, in line with their regular opening times. However, all Libraries and Customer Service Centres will be closed on Monday 28 August and will reopen at their usual times from Tuesday 29 August.

Each Library and Customer Service Centres regular opening times can be found online on the Council website:

Go to the Libraries webpage


Our Corporate Contact Centre is open 24/7 for the reporting of emergencies:

Call Emergency Council House Issues and Repairs on 01709 336009

Call Emergency Highways Issues on 01709 336003

Call Children's and Young People's Services on 01709 336080

Call Adult Social Services (Single Point of Access) on 01709 822330

If you feel that a child or young person is in immediate danger:

Call 999

To report non-emergency issues at any time go to:

Go to the Council website

Waste and Recycling

Your black bin, blue box and bag and green bins will be collected as normal on the Bank Holiday Monday, please recycle responsibly.

The Household Waste Recycling Centres and recycling points are also open during the Bank Holiday and the opening times can be viewed online:

Go to the Recycling webpage

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