COVID-19 - Service updates

Last updated: 05 June 2020 at 10.40am

Service updates

Updates about our services are shown here and further details can be found using the links below:

Date change starting Service Status More information
5 June 2020 Skate Parks Reopened following the latest government guidance and with advice from Skateboard England.

Signage has been placed at all locations reminding users to keep a safe space, observing social distancing whilst using the skateparks.

We will continue to closely monitor these sites.
Skate parks, BMX facilities and basketball
Mid-June Garden waste collection service Garden waste collections are currently suspended. Plans are in place to restart the service in mid-June, we will publicise the date as soon as it is confirmed. Garden waste collection service
26 May 2020 Bulky household waste collection From Tuesday 26 May you will be able to book a collection for bulky household items. The collections will start from Monday 1 June. Bulky household waste collection
16 May 2020 Basingstoke Golf Centre Reopened following latest government guidance on outdoor exercise.

Online booking and social distancing measures are in place. The adventure golf, driving range, club house, changing facilities and toilets remained closed.

Please do not use the facility if it is busy and social distancing guidance cannot be followed.
www.basingstokeleisure.com/basingstoke_golf/Coronavirus-update
14 May 2020 Stratton Park Tennis Court Reopened following latest government guidance on outdoor exercise.

Please do not use the facility if it is busy and social distancing guidance cannot be followed.
www.basingstoke.gov.uk/Stratton Park tennis courts
14 May 2020 Council multi-use games areas and some ball parks Reopened following latest government guidance on outdoor exercise.

Please do not use the facility if it is busy and social distancing guidance cannot be followed.
Multiuse games areas
14 May 2020 Down Grange athletics track Reopened following latest government guidance on outdoor exercise.

Please do not use the facility if it is busy and social distancing guidance cannot be followed.
www.basingstoke.gov.uk/downgrange
14 May 2020 Outdoor tennis courts in War Memorial Park Reopened following latest government guidance on outdoor exercise.

These courts can be booked on the Totally Tennis website.

Please do not use the facility if it is busy and social distancing guidance cannot be followed.
www.totallytennis.co.uk/ovid-19
11 May 2020 Household waste recycling centre (HWRC) The HWRC is open for those who cannot store waste safely at home. It is operating under temporary revised daily opening hours of 10am to 4pm. Household Waste Recycling Centre
20 April Waste collection We have temporarily changed the frequency of our bin collections and your waste bin will be collected every fortnight to protect service and bin crews www.basingstoke.gov.uk/covid-19-bins-and-recycling
26 March Parking charges and restrictions Suspended today in council owned car parks and on-street residential parking for all health, social care and NHS volunteers carrying out their frontline duties.

Critical workers will be asked to display evidence in their vehicle to demonstrate their role to assist the council’s parking enforcement team and ensure they continue to park safely.
www.basingstoke.gov.uk/car-parking-charges
24 March Play areas and exercise equipment Closed until further notice www.basingstoke.gov.uk/playareas
23 March Parklands reception Closed until further notice www.basingstoke.gov.uk/visitus
21 March Aquadrome Closed until further notice www.basingstokeleisure.com/aquadrome/Coronavirus-update
21 March Tadley Health and Fitness Centre Closed until further notice www.basingstokeleisure.com/tadley/Coronavirus-update
18 March Health walks Cancelled until further notice www.basingstoke.gov.uk/healthwalks

To find service updates from Hampshire County Council, visit their website www.hants.gov.uk.

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  • 01256 844844
  • Civic Offices
    London Road
    Basingstoke
    RG21 4AH
  • Opening hours
    Monday to Thursday
    8.30am to 5pm
    Fridays
    8.30am to 4.30pm
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