The Bank Holiday on Monday, September 19th for Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral will mean a halt on council services, including the closure of all public toilets.
Thanet council says the decision has been taken as a mark of respect and to allow council operatives the opportunity to take part in the final day of national mourning.
The following service changes have been put in place:
Waste and recycling collections will be suspended.
Households who normally receive a weekly black waste collection on Mondays will have their waste collected on Saturday 17 September.
All other affected households will have their waste collected on Saturday 24 September. Letters will be sent to households who receive a weekly collection.
Other services affected:
Street cleansing will be suspended for the Bank Holiday and will resume on Tuesday 20 September.
All affected Clinical Waste customers will be contacted individually with more information and guidance.
Garden Waste collections scheduled for Monday 19 September will take place on Saturday 24 September.
The council offices at Cecil Street and Thanet Gateway Plus will be closed.
An out of hours service will be in place and recorded telephone messages in place on all telephone lines.
All public toilets will remain closed.
The Book of Condolence will not be available on Monday 19 September, members of the public can visit www.royal.uk to sign the electronic version.