Council services affected by coronavirus

Watford Council services

Most council services are operating as normal during the coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic. However, some services are affected.   

  • Parking - parking rules re-introduced on 29 March
  • Bins and recycling  - operating as normal (incl Waterdale waste and recycling centre)
  • Crematoriums and cemeteries - services for up to 30 people, grounds open to public
  • Parks and outdoor spaces including playgrounds and public toilets are open. Outdoor sports facilities including golf clubs, tennis courts and skateparks reopened on 29 March.
  • Town hall customer services centre - from Monday 12 April, the Town Hall will be open on a limited basis. 
    • The Town Hall will be open on Mondays (9am to 3pm), Wednesdays (from 11am to 5pm) and Fridays (9am to 3pm) only. 
    • As the service will be very limited, there will be no drop-in service for council tax, benefits or housing requirements a, the council is continuing to encourage residents to use its online and telephone services wherever possible.
  • Council committee meetings - operating as normal virtually
  • Housing and homelessness services - operating as normal
  • Planning applications- operating as normal
  • Building control - operating as normal
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