Summer bank holiday opening hours

Some of our services will be operating different opening hours over the Summer bank holiday on Monday 29 August.

Contact Camden

Contact Camden will be closed on the August Bank Holiday, Monday 29 August.

There is an out-of-hours telephone service in operation 24 hours a day for emergencies: 020 7974 4444. Normal business will resume on Tuesday 30 August, from 8am to 6pm.

Please visit our Contact Camden pages for more information.

You can also use your Camden Account at any time to manage key services in one place with one log in.

Rubbish and recycling

There will be no rubbish and recycling collection on Monday 29 August. Collections will take place one day later than usual for the rest of the week:

  • Monday 29 August moves to Tuesday 30 August
  • Tuesday 30 August moves to Wednesday 31 August
  • Wednesday 31 August moves to Thursday 1 September
  • Thursday 1 September moves to Friday 2 September
  • Friday 2 September moves to Saturday 3 September.

For more information, please visit our recycling and waste website pages.


There’ll be bank holiday parking enforcement on Monday 29 August.

Please see our parking and enforcement pages for full details.


All Camden libraries will be closed on Monday 29 August, reopening on Tuesday 30 August.

Our online digital library, where you can view your library account, renew your items, borrow an e-book and more, will be operating as normal.

For more information, visit our libraries pages.

Leisure and sports centres

Centres will operate the following opening hours on 29 August:

  • Swiss Cottage 8am to 7pm
  • Pancras Square 8am to 6pm
  • Oasis 9am to 5pm
  • Kentish Town 7am to 6pm
  • Talacre 10am to 4pm.

For more information, please visit GLL’s website.


Parks and open spaces will be open as usual on Monday 29 August. Cantelowes Skatepark will close when the park closes at 8pm.

For more information, please visit our parks pages.