Industrial Action in Newport 10 July 2014

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Services likely to be affected by strike action:

• Collections of refuse, garden waste, cardboard and trade waste will not take place on Thursday. Instead, residents are asked to put out these bins/ bags by 7am on Saturday 12 July. (It should be noted that collections of doorstep recycling boxes and food waste by Wastesavers will not be affected by industrial action.)

• The Household Waste Recycling Centre and landfill site will be closed

The following libraries will be closed:

  • Central,
  • Bettws,
  • Malpas,
  • Ringland,
  • Tredegar House,
  • Rivermead,
  • St Julian’s


  • Newport museum and art gallery will be closed
  • Newport Register Office will be closed to the general public, only opening for pre-booked ceremonies
  • The Transporter Bridge will be operating but there will be no access to the high level
  • No burials will be taking place but cemeteries will be open
  • Brynglas centre and Parklands day service will operate a reduced service. Ringwood Centre will not be operational. Clients of the centre have been directly informed.
  • Public or personal land charges services will not be available.

It is anticipated that the following services will not be affected and will be open/ operating as normal:

  • Leisure centres (NISV, Newport Centre, Active Living Centre)
  • Caerleon Golf course
  • Gwent crematorium
  • Parks
  • The Riverfront
  • Car parks

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