Changes to Some of Our Services

    Refuse Collections:

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


    The Government prioritised keeping the planning system moving as it will play a key part in the economic recovery of the country. Some changes have been made to ensure that can happen.


    Victoria Park in Stafford remains closed because of the restoration work taking place. You should not be using the play equipment at parks around the borough. 

    Stonefield Park has reopened (Monday 25 May) including bowling green and tennis courts. 

    The tennis courts at Wildwood Park and the bowling greens at Littleworth Park (clubs only) and Riverway have also reopened (25 May) - parks and open spaces. Guidance for bowlers is available from the British Crown Green Bowling Association and tennis players at

    Bereavement Services:

    The crematorium has been closed until further notice although the public can access the burial grounds. Funeral services will continue but a number of changes have been implemented.

    Car Parking:

    There is no charge on any borough council run car parks in Stafford and Stone until further notice. The Waterfront Multi-storey is closed.

    Taxi Trade:

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


    The Indoor Market is closed. Some stalls are offering a takeaway service and details are on Facebook pages such as Stalls in Stafford Indoor Market or the Stafford Coronavirus Support Network.

    Pest Control:

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


    Public toilets are shut

    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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