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Services affected by coronavirus

For the latest information and advice on the coronavirus, please visit the NHS, GOV.UK or Worcestershire County Council websites.

Our bin collections are currently taking place as normal.

Household Recycling Centres (tips) – Worcestershire County Council is responsible for these. Find out more about the restrictions on household recycling centres.

For the latest update on bin collections, information on the importance of keeping your distance from our crews and some tips on how you can dispose of your waste safely, please read our safety guidance.

Parking charges update

Car parking charges will apply in Wyre Forest District Council car parks from Monday 1 June.

From 1 June, please use the Just Park app or call the number provided on the car park's tariff board to pay for parking. You can also prebook online at

Information on cashless parking, car park locations and charges

Key workers and on street parking

On duty NHS and social care staff will be able to continue to park for free if they display a pass that their employer provides for them.

The Hub is currently closed for face to face enquiries from the public.

The Hub is open for emergency housing homeless enquiries and pre-booked homeless appointments where necessary. We are offering appointments for financial and welfare issues.

You can still contact us via our My Wyre Forest portal, online, by email or over the phone by calling 01562 732928 if you need help and advice.

Wyre Forest House closed to the public.

Our external meeting rooms can still be booked for work related meetings in accordance with Government guidelines and maximum numbers dictated by 2m social distancing.  The room hirer must ensure their booking is managed within the current guidelines applicable to their booking and be responsible for managing the risks, taking account of the relevant Government guidance for their specific activity or sector.  The Council will not be held responsible for any breaches. The cafe is closed.  Further room hire details are available by contacting 01562 732101.

Please note there is no customer service team based at Wyre Forest House and people should not visit if they have general Hub enquiries.


Wyre Forest Cemetery and crematorium

For the most up-to-date information regarding Wyre Forest Crematorium; managed by Dignity, and how services maybe affected during the Coronavirus pandemic please visit their website for further guidance.

Dignity COVID-19 guidance

Kidderminster cemetery

Kidderminster cemetery is currently open as normal. Please observe social distancing at all times.

We’ve had to cancel all taxi licensing appointments until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

We continue to provide pre-booked telephone appointments for the planning surgery.

Book a planning appointment.

Upcoming energy advice surgeries have been cancelled, however Act on Energy continue to operate as normal during this time and their freephone energy advice line remains open. You can view energy efficiency advice on our website.

For updates please see the Bewdley Museum website

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