Cheshire East to Maintain Essential Services on the Queen’s State Funeral Bank Holiday

Cheshire East Council will continue to operate essential services only during the bank holiday on Monday as a mark of respect and to mark the state funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. 

This means, for example, that household bin collections continue as normal – but the borough’s household waste recycling centres, Everybody Health and Leisure facilities and Tatton Park facilities will be closed as a mark of respect.

In line with usual bank holiday arrangements, the council will continue to operate essential services only on Monday 19 September, with the notes/exceptions below:

● Registration services will honour existing wedding bookings, if couples wish to proceed. There will be no birth or death registrations;

● Bereavement services – Chapels will be honouring existing bookings, by agreement with families, with no new bookings being taken;

● Customer services – The website and chatbot will continue to be available;

● Household waste recycling centres will be closed;

● Household bin collections will continue as normal;

● Everybody Health and Leisure facilities will be closed;

● Local bus services will be operating to a normal bank holiday level of service;

● Tatton Park buildings and car park will be closed, with the grounds remaining open for pedestrian access;

The Grosvenor Centre and Jordangate multi-storey car parks in Macclesfield will be closed;

Libraries will be closed;

● Education – All schools will be closed.