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Christmas and New Year Arrangements

Recycling and Rubbish Collections Over Christmas

There will be no collections on Christmas Day and Boxing Day 2019.  Collections due on Wednesday 25 December will be early, and collected on Saturday 21 December.  Collections due on Thursday 26 December will be moved to Saturday 28 December 2019.   


Garden waste

There will no garden waste collections from Monday 23 December 2019 to Friday 3 January 2020.

Christmas Trees

We offer a real Christmas tree recycling service to all our garden waste subscribers, just place your tree out on your normal garden waste day between Monday 6 January and Friday 31 January 2020.

Deal Pier Opening Times

For details of Deal Pier opening times, please see our Deal Pier page

DDC holiday office times  

DDC offices at Whitfield, and Dover Gateway on Castle Street, will be open to the public until 3pm on Christmas Eve (Tuesday 24 Dec 2019) and will reopen as normal at 9am on Thursday 2 Jan 2020.


If you have an emergency and need to contact the Council during the holiday office closure, please call 01304 821199.

Celebrating 2019 in Dover District 

See our video celebrating the year 

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