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Bank Holiday Arrangement for the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

All Council offices and departments will be closed Monday 19 September 2022.

Refuse and Recycling collections

There will be no collections on Monday 19th September so your collections will take pla­ce one day later than normal.

We will be working Saturday 24th to catch up on recycling, refuse and green waste collections.

Sharps and dialysis will be collected as normal on Friday 23rd September.

Household Waste and Recycling Centres

Household Waste and Recycling Centres at Dowlais and Aberfan will be closed on 19th September 2022.

Emergency Drainage Problems

The telephone number for emergencies relating to drains serving Merthyr Valley Homes properties during the holiday period is 01685 385231. 

Sewerage problems relating to all other properties should be directed to Dwr Cymru/Welsh Water on 08000 853968.

Social Services

For emergencies contact the Emergency Duty Team on 01443 743665.

Bank Holiday Burial Arrangements

The Bereavement Services Office will be closed Monday 19 September 2022.

Burial arrangements will be as follows:

Interment Application Received Burial to Take Place
Tuesday 13 September

Tuesday 20 September

Wednesday 14 September

Wednesday 21 September

Thursday 15 September

Thursday 22 September

Friday 16 September

Friday 23 September

Tuesday 20 September

Monday 26 September

If you find any difficulty with these arrangements please telephone the Bereavement Services Office on 01685 725145. 


All parks will remain open as normal, however buildings like the Canolfan will be closed.

All MTCBC cemeteries are open to the public every day of the year, weather permitting.

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