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Bank holiday arrangements

Following the announcement of the bank holiday for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's State Funeral on Monday (19 September), Powys County Council will be making the following service changes:

Waste and Recycling

There will be no planned waste or recycling collections on 19 September.
The waste and recycling collections next week, including garden waste will all move on a day, with the crews working on Saturday 24 September to complete the weeks rounds:

Normal Day              Planned collection day

Mon 19 Sept             Tue 20 Sept
Tue 20 Sept              Wed 21 Sept
Wed 21 Sept             Thur 22 Sept
Thur 22 Sept             Fri 23 Sept
Fri 23 Sept                Sat 24 Sept

All Household Waste and Recycling Centres will also be closed for the day on 19 September.
To confirm your changes to your collection day for the week commencing 19 September, or in the event of a missed collection, please visit: Bin collection day

Public buildings

The Council's public buildings - including libraries, public reception points at The Gwalia Llandrindod Wells, Y Lanfa in Welshpool and Y Gaer in Brecon - will be closed.


Schools in Powys will be closed on 19 September will re-open the following day.

Leisure Centres

Freedom Leisure sports and leisure centres will be closed.

Books of condolence

The Council's books of condolence are available in Brecon, Llandrindod Wells and Newtown. The buildings will close on 19 September but will re-open on the 20th for one final day for residents to pay their respects. For full details visit: Book of condolence


The Council will still be providing an out of hours service for emergencies as normal on 19 September. For details visit Out of hours contacts


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