Changes to council services

National lockdown

On 4 January, the Prime Minister announced an immediate national lockdown to control the spread of coronavirus. The council will continue to provide essential frontline services and to support our communities. 

However there will be some services that must change to abide by the national lockdown:

  • All libraries are closed
  • All leisure centres are closed
  • Hanwell Zoo is closed to the public
  • Galleries and museums are closed
  • Parks and playgrounds will remain open but outdor gyms, parkour, skate parks, multi-use games areas, basketball courts and tennis courts are closed
  • Golf courses are closed
  • Gurnell and Hanwell community centres will continue to offer nursery care. Southall community centre will continue to be open for business tenants. Group events cannot take place unless for support groups and supervised activities for children
  • Marriage and civil partnerships ceremonies are cancelled
  • Birth registration appointments are cancelled
  • Group citizenship ceremonies are cancelled
  • Funerals can be attended by up to 30 people