Rhondda Cynon Taf Council is wishing all residents the very best for the Bank Holidays.
As a result of the Bank Holiday there will be some changes to services and facility opening hours.
Find out the latest information and opening times for specific services, below.
The Council’s main offices will be closed from 5pm Friday 24th May until 9am Tuesday 28th May.
All residents are reminded they can contact their Council with an urgent or emergency issue via the Contact Centre on 01443 425001, which is open 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week.
You can also access a wide range of online services, including paying a bill, ordering recycling bags, booking a bulky item collection and more via the Council website.
You can also use the extensive search facility within this website to find out more about other services and information.
Refuse and Recycling
There will be no change to refuse and recycling collections over the Bank Holiday, please place out for collection before 7am on your normal collection day.
Find out more about the Council's Refuse and Recycling Services
There is also information on our Community Recycling Centres, where you can drop off any items not included in kerbside collections.
Find out more about the Community Recycling Centres
You can visit the Term Times link below.
Term Times Information
Dedicated School Closures Page
Services for Young People Activities
For information on services available for young people across the County Borough and South Wales during the bank holiday and over the half term holidays, visit the young peoples portal or contact the Council’s Service for Young People’s team on 01443 744101.
Many people rely upon care and support in their own homes. Services will remain as usual, with clients informed personally of any changes that may affect them.
Community Meals and Home Care staff continue to work as usual to ensure you receive the services you rely upon the most.
If you have a social care emergency that can not wait until the offices are open, please ring the Emergency Duty Team on 01443 849944.
Remember that if you have an urgent or emergency issue, you can contact expert advisers in the Council’s Contact Centre 24-hours-a-day, seven days a week on 01443 425001.
There is no better way to prepare for the summer than in one of our modern, welcoming leisure centres.
With a huge range of classes and facilities – from Zumba and martial arts to swimming, five-a-side football and state-of-the-art gyms, our leisure centres really do have something for everyone.
The more card makes it even easier and more affordable to access classes and facilities, with a range of options to suit all pockets.
Find out more about our Leisure Centres – where they are, what they offer and their Bank Holiday opening hours – on the dedicated Leisure Pages, where you can also find details of the more card options.
Leisure Centre Information.
Rhondda Cynon Taf’s Libraries continue to enjoy huge popularity, with more people than ever before signing up to take advantage of their fantastic range of services.
Thousands of people are enjoying free membership that allows access to the latest bestseller books, affordable DVD rental, internet access, specialist publications and journals, research and revision books, self-help guides and even e-books that can be downloaded to portable devices.
Many of our libraries also host fun, free events – from educational play sessions you can enjoy with your toddlers to guest speeches from authors, themed school holiday events, book clubs, reading groups and more.
Find out more on the dedicated Libraries Page
Find out our opening hours
Cemeteries and Bereavement Services
The Council’s Cemeteries will be open as usual over the Bank Holiday period. There are sometimes exceptional circumstances when we have to close the cemeteries to vehicles at short notice.
If it is necessary to close a cemetery to vehicles, a notice is placed on the Cemetery gates advising the public. As soon as it is safe to do so the Cemetery gates are opened to vehicles.
The cemeteries can be accessed by pedestrians when closed to vehicles but we would urge people to exercise caution when visiting our cemeteries in adverse weather and to ensure they wear appropriate clothing and footwear to avoid falls and injury.
The Council is committed to keeping the cemeteries open to visitors and will only take these measures when it is absolutely necessary to protect public safety.
If you need any information regarding the opening times of our cemeteries please contact Bereavement Services on 01443 402810. Bereavement Services will be closed on Monday 27th May.
Cemeteries Information Page
You are advised to contact the relevant companies directly for further information.