Changes to Some of Our Services

    Town Centres:

    There are social distancing measures in place for Stafford and Stone as more shops and businesses reopen.

    Car Parking:

    All car parks run by the council are open. Free parking is still in place for NHS staff and critical care workers

    Refuse Collections:

    The waste and recycling collection is running as normal - further information on Recycling and Waste.


    Some changes have been made to ensure that the planning system continues to operate. The Government has made the planning system a priority as it will play a key part in our economic recovery.


    The historic section of Victoria Park in Stafford remains closed because of the restoration work taking place. Play areas that have been shut since March will reopen on Saturday 4 July - parks and open spaces.

    Bereavement Services:

    Funeral services continue but a number of changes have been implemented. The crematorium grounds are open.

    Taxi Trade:

    Information for all Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicle Proprietors renewals only - temporary arrangements

    Pest Control:

    Temporary measures have been brought in to help protect the public and our staff when visiting your property.


    • Some public conveniences managed by Stafford Borough Council will reopen by Saturday 4 July. The disabled access toilets at Crown Street (Stone) and Broad Street (Stafford) are open. Both require RADAR keys.
    • Our reception area at the Civic Centre is self-serve only. Visit our contact page to find alternative ways of getting in touch with us.



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