Opening times

Here you will find the opening and closing times for the local services we offer within Kirkless.

Late night shopping at Kingsgate starts on Thursday 30 November, running every Thursday until Christmas. Closing times and additional dates very, please check with individual stores.

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Services

Customer service centres
Huddersfield customer service centre opening times over the christmas period
Huddersfield customer service centre
Monday 24th December Open 09:00 to 17:00
Tuesday 25th December & Wednesday 26th December Closed
Thursday 27th December Open 10:00 to 17:00
Friday 28th December Open 09:00 to 17:00
Monday 31st December Open 09:00 to 17:00
Tuesday 1st January Closed
Dewsbury customer service centre opening times over the christmas period
Dewsbury customer service centre
Monday 24th December Open 09:00 to 17:00
Tuesday 25th December & Wednesday 26th December Closed
Thursday 27th December Open 09:00 to 17:00
Friday 28th December Open 10:00 to 17:00
Monday 31st December Open 09:00 to 17:00
Tuesday 1st January Closed
Car park opening times
Huddersfield Bus Station closing times during the christmas period
Huddersfield Bus Station opening times
Christmas Eve Closed
Closed
Christmas day Closed
Closed
Boxing Day Opens at 08:00
Closes at 18:00
New Year's Eve Closed
Closed
New Year's Day Closed
Closed
Libraries
  • Almondbury
    Almondbury library opening times over the christmas period
    Almondbury library opening times
    Saturday 22nd December to Tuesday 1st January Closed
    Wednesday 2nd January onwards Normal opening hours
  • Batley
    Batley library opening times over the christmas period
    Batley library opening times
    Saturday 22nd December Normal opening hours
    Sunday 23rd December Closed
    Monday 24th December Open until 17:00
    Tuesday 25th to Wednesday 26th December Closed
    Thursday 27th December to Saturday 29th December Normal opening hours
    Sunday 30th December Closed
    Monday 31st December Open until 17:00
    Tuesday 1st January Closed
    Wednesday 2nd January onwards Normal opening hours
  • Birstall
    Birstall library opening times over the christmas period
    Birstall library opening times
    Saturday 22nd December Normal opening hours
    Sunday 23rd December Closed
    Monday 24th December Normal opening hours
    Tuesday 25th December to Wednesday 26th December Closed
    Thursday 27th December to Saturday 29th December Normal opening hours
    Sunday 30th December Closed
    Monday 31st December Normal opening hours
    Tuesday 1st January Closed
    Wednesday 2nd January onwards Normal opening hours
  • Chestnut Centre
    Chestnut Centre opening times over the christmas period
    Chestnut Centre opening times
    Saturday 22nd December to Tuesday 1st January Closed
    Wednesday 2nd January onwards Normal opening hours
  • Cleckheaton
    Cleckheaton library opening times over the christmas period
    Cleckheaton library opening times
    Saturday 22nd December Normal opening hours
    Sunday 23rd December Closed
    Monday 24th December Open until 17:00
    Tuesday 25th to Wednesday 26th December Closed
    Thursday 27th December to Saturday 29th December Normal opening hours
    Sunday 30th December Closed
    Monday 31st December Open until 17:00
    Tuesday 1st January Closed
    Wednesday 2nd January onwards Normal opening hours
  • Denby Dale
    Denby Dale library opening times over the christmas period
    Denby Dale library opening times
    Saturday 22nd December Normal opening hours
    Sunday 23rd December to Thursday 3rd January Closed
    Friday 4th January onwards Normal opening hours
  • Dewsbury
    Dewsbury library opening times over the christmas period
    Dewsbury library opening times
    Saturday 22nd December Normal opening hours
    Sunday 23rd December Closed
    Monday 24th December Open until 17:00
    Tuesday 25th to Wednesday 26th December Closed
    Thursday 27th December to Saturday 29th December Normal opening hours
    Sunday 30th December Closed
    Monday 31st December Open until 17:00
    Tuesday 1st January Closed
    Wednesday 2nd January onwards Normal opening hours
  • Golcar
    Golcar library opening times over the christmas period
    Golcar library opening times
    Saturday 22nd December Normal opening hours
    Sunday 23rd December to Thursday 3rd January Closed
    Friday 4th January onwards Normal opening hours
  • Heckmondwike
    Heckmondwike library opening times over the christmas period
    Heckmondwike library opening times
    Saturday 22nd December Normal opening hours
    Sunday 23rd December Closed
    Monday 24th December Normal opening hours
    Tuesday 25th to Wednesday 26th December Closed
    Thursday 27th to Saturday 29th December Normal opening hours
    Sunday 30th December Closed
    Monday 31st December Normal opening hours
    Tuesday 1st January Closed
    Wednesday 2nd January onwards Normal opening hours
  • Holmfirth
    Holmfirth library opening times over the christmas period
    Holmfirth library opening times
    Saturday 22nd December Normal opening hours
    Sunday 23rd December Closed
    Monday 24th December Open until 17:00
    Tuesday 25th to Wednesday 26th December Closed
    Thursday 27th December to Saturday 29th December Normal opening hours
    Sunday 30th December Closed
    Monday 31st December Open until 17:00
    Tuesday 1st January Closed
    Wednesday 2nd January onwards Normal opening hours
  • Honley
    Honley library opening times over the chirstmas period
    Honley library opening times
    Saturday 22nd December Normal opening hours
    Sunday 23rd December to Wednesday 2nd January Closed
    Thursday 3rd January onwards Normal opening hours
  • Huddersfield
    Huddersfield library opening times over the christmas period
    Huddersfield library opening times
    Saturday 22nd December Normal opening hours
    Sunday 23rd December Closed
    Monday 24th December Open until 17:00
    Tuesday 25th to Wednesday 26th December Closed
    Thursday 27th December to Saturday 29th December Normal opening hours
    Sunday 30th December Closed
    Monday 31st December Open until 17:00
    Tuesday 1st January Closed
    Wednesday 2nd January onwards Normal opening hours
  • Kirkburton
    Kirkburton library opening times over the chrismas period
    Kirkburton library opening times
    Saturday 22nd December Open 10am - 12:30pm
    Sunday 23rd December to Thursday 3rd January Closed
    Thursday 3rd January onwards Normal opening hours
  • Kirkheaton
    Kirkheaton library opening times over the christmas period
    Kirkheaton library opening times
    Saturday 22nd December Open 10am - 12:30pm
    Sunday 23rd December to Wednesday 2nd January Closed
    Thursday 3rd January onwards Normal opening hours
  • Lindley
    Lindley library opening times over the christmas period
    Lindley library opening times
    Saturday 22nd December Open 10am - 12:30pm
    Sunday 23rd December - Wednesday 2nd January Closed
    Thursday 3rd January onwards Normal opening hours
  • Marsden
    Marsden library opening times over the christmas period
    Marsden library opening times
    Saturday 22nd December Normal opening hours
    Sunday 23rd December to Tuesday 1st January Closed
    Wednesday 2nd January onwards Normal opening hours
  • Meltham
    Meltham library opening times over the christmas period
    Meltham library opening times over the christmas period
    Saturday 22nd December Normal opening hours
    Sunday 23rd December to Wednesday 2nd January Closed
    Thursday 3rd January onwards Normal opening hours
  • Mirfield
    Mirfield library opening times ovet the christmas period
    Mirfield library opening times
    Saturday 22nd December Normal opening hours
    Sunday 23rd December Closed
    Monday 24th December Open until 17:00
    Tuesday 25th to Wednesday 26th December Closed
    Thursday 27th December to Saturday 29th December Normal opening hours
    Sunday 30th December Closed
    Monday 31st December Open until 17:00
    Tuesday 1st January Closed
    Wednesday 2nd January onwards Normal opening hours
  • Ravensthorpe
    Ravensthorpe library opening times over the christmas period
    Ravensthorpe library opening times
    Saturday 22nd December Normal opening hours
    Sunday 23rd December to Wednesday 2nd January Closed
    Thursday 3rd January onwards Normal opening hours
  • Rawthorpe Dalton
    Rawthorpe Dalton library opening times over the christmas period
    Rawthorpe Dalton library opening times
    Saturday 22nd December to Tuesday 1st January Closed
    Wednesday 2nd January onwards Normal opening hours
  • Shepley
    Shepley library opening times over the christmas period
    Shepley library opening tiems
    Saturday 22nd December Normal opening hours
    Sunday 23rd December to Wednesday 2nd January Closed
    Thursday 3rd January onwards Normal opening hours
  • Skelmanthorpe
    Skelmanthorpe library opening times over the christmas period
    Skelmanthorpe library opening times
    Saturday 22nd December to Tuesday 1st January Closed
    Wednesday 2nd January onwards Normal opening hours
  • Slaithwaite
    Slaithwaite library opening times over the christmas period
    Slaithwaite library opening times
    Saturday 22nd December Normal opening hours
    Sunday 23rd December to Tuesday 1st January Closed
    Wednesday 2nd January onwards Normal opening hours
Other services
  • Building Control
    Building Control opening times over the christmas period
    Building control opening times
    Monday 24th December Open 08:45 to 16:00
    Thursday 27th December Open 08:45 to 16:00
    Friday 28th December Open 08:45 to 16:00
    Monday 31st December Open 08:45 to 16:00
  • Holmfirth Tourist Centre
    Holmfirth Tourist Centre opening times over the christmas period
    Holmfirth Tourist Centre opening times
    Saturday 22nd December Normal opening hours
    Sunday 23rd December Closed
    Monday 24th December Open until 17:00
    Tuesday 25th to Wednesday 26th December Closed
    Thursday 27th December to Saturday 29th December Normal opening hours
    Sunday 30th December Closed
    Monday 31st December Open until 17:00
    Tuesday 1st January Closed
    Wednesday 2nd January onwards Normal opening hours
  • Kirklees Direct
    Kirklees Direct opening times over the christmas period
    Kirklees Direct opening times
    Monday 24th December Open 8:00 till 17:00
    Tuesday 25th December to Wednesday 26th December Closed
    Thursday 27th December Open 8:00 till 18:00
    Friday 28th December Open 8:00 till 18:00
    Monday 31st December Open 8:00 till 17:00
    Tuesday 1st January Closed
    The 24 hour service (previously out of hours team) is always available.
  • Public Protection (Highways registry & Local land charges)
    Public Protection opening times over the christmas period
    Public Protection opening times
    Monday 24th December Closed
    Tuesday 25th December Closed
    Wednesday 26th December Closed
    Thursday 27th December Open 08:30 to 16:00
    Friday 28th December Open 08:30 to 16:00
    Monday 31st December Closed
    Tuesday 1st January Closed
  • Fire Safety
    Fire Safety opening times over the christmas period
    Fire Safety opening times
    Weekdays Open all day

    Also providing a 24 hour emergency call out.

  • Neighbourhood housing offices (KNH)
    Neighbourhood housing offices opening times over the christmas period
    Neighbourhood housing offices opening times
    Monday 24th December Closed
    Thursday 27th December & Friday 28th December Closed
    Monday 31st December Closed
    Wednesday 2nd January Normal hours from this date
  • Licensing counters
    Licensing counters opening times over the christmas period
    Licensing counters offices opening times
    Monday 24th December Closed
    Thursday 27th December Open 10:00am - 17:00pm
    Friday 28th December Open 9:00am - 17:00pm
    Monday 31st December Closed
    Wednesday 2nd January Normal hours from this date
  • Night time noise service

    The Night Time Noise Service stopped at the end of September and will be re-commencing in April 2018.

  • Recycling centres (HWRC)
    Recycling centres opening times over the christmas period
    Recycling centres opening times
    Tuesday 25th December to Wednesday 26th December Closed
    Tuesday 1st January Closed
  • Registration offices
    Dewsbury registration office opening times over the christmas period
    Dewsbury registration office opening times
    Sunday 23rd December On call service - 10:30 to 11:30
    Monday 24th December Open 09:00 to 12:00
    Tuesday 25th to Wednesday 26th December On call service - 10:30 to 11:30
    Thursday 27th December to Friday 28th December Open 09:00 to 17:00
    Saturday 29th December Open 09:00 to 12:00
    Sunday 30th December On call service - 10:30 to 11:30
    Monday 31st December Open 09:00 to 12:00
    Tuesday 1st January On call service - 10:30 to 11:30
    Huddersfield registration office opening times over the christmas period
    Huddersfield registration office opening times
    Sunday 23rd December On call service - 10:30 to 11:30
    Monday 24th December Open 09:00 to 12:00
    Tuesday 25th to Wednesday 26th December On call service - 10:30 to 11:30
    Thursday 27th December to Friday 28th December Open 09:00 to 17:00
    Saturday 29th December Open 09:00 to 12:00
    Sunday 30th December On call service - 10:30 to 11:30
    Monday 31st December Open 09:00 to 12:00
    Tuesday 1st January On call service - 10:30 to 11:30
  • Museums and galleries
    Tolson museum opening times over the christmas period
    Tolson museum opening times
    Saturday 22nd December to Sunday 23rd December Open 12:00 noon to 16:00
    Monday 24th December to Wednesday 26th December Closed
    Thursday 27th December Open 11:00 to 16:00
    Friday 28th December Closed
    Saturday 29nd December to Sunday 30th December Open 12:00 noon to 16:00
    Monday 31st December to Tuesday 1st January Closed
    Wednesday 2nd January to Thursday 3rd January Open 11:00 to 16:00
    Friday 4th January Closed
    Saturday 5th January to Sunday 6th January Open 12:00 noon to 16:00
    Bagshaw museum opening times over the christmas period
    Bagshaw museum opening times
    Saturday 22nd December to Sunday 23rd December Open 12:00 noon to 16:00
    Monday 24th December to Wednesday 26th December Closed
    Thursday 27th December Open 11:00 to 16:00
    Friday 28th December Closed
    Saturday 29nd December to Sunday 30th December Open 12:00 noon to 16:00
    Monday 31st December to Tuesday 1st January Closed
    Wednesday 2nd January to Thursday 3rd January Open 11:00 to 16:00
    Friday 4th January Closed
    Saturday 5th January to Sunday 6th January Open 12:00 noon to 16:00
    Oakwell Hall opening times over the christmas period
    Oakwell Hall opening times
    Saturday 22nd December to Sunday 23rd December Open 12:00 noon to 16:00
    Monday 24th December to Wednesday 26th December Closed
    Thursday 27th December Open 12:00 noon to 16:00
    Friday 28th December Closed
    Saturday 29nd December to Sunday 30th December Open 12:00 noon to 16:00
    Monday 31st December Closed
    Tuesday 1st January to Thursday 3rd January Open 12:00 noon to 16:00
    Friday 4th January Closed
    Saturday 5th January to Sunday 6th January Open 12:00 noon to 16:00
    Oakwell Hall Visitor Centre opening times over the christmas period
    Oakwell Hall Visitor Centre opening times
    Saturday 22nd December to Sunday 23rd December Open 10:00 to 16:00
    Monday 24th December to Tuesday 25th December Closed
    Wednesday 26th December to Sunday 30th December Open 10:00 to 16:00
    Monday 31st December Closed
    Tuesday 1st January to Sunday 6th January Open 10:00 to 16:00
  • Huddersfield art gallery
    Huddersfield art gallery opening times over the christmas period
    Huddersfield art gallery opening times
    Saturday 22nd December Open 11:00 to 16:00
    Sunday 23rd December to Wednesday 26th December Closed
    Thursday 27th December to Saturday 29th December Open 11:00 to 16:00
    Sunday 30th December to Tuesday 1st January Closed
    Wednesday 2nd January to Saturday 5th January Open 11:00 to 16:00
    Sunday 6th December Closed
  • Sports centres and swimming pools

    For Kirklees sports centres and swimming pools closing times during the Christmas period, see the Kirklees active Christmas page.