Chichester District Council Christmas opening hours

COUNCIL offices will close over the Christmas and New Year periods.

The Chichester District Council offices at East Pallant House will be closed from 4pm tomorrow (Friday, December 21), reopening at 8.45am on Wednesday, January 2.

Anyone who needs to contact parking services or the dog warden can call the out-of-hours messaging service on 01243 785166 or 01243 534734.

Anyone with another district council-related emergency can call the emergency out-of-hours number on 01243 785339.

The Midhurst area office will close at 4pm tomorrow (Friday, December 21) and reopen on Wednesday, January 2.

The council’s new museum, The Novium, which also includes Chichester Tourist Information Services, will be closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

For more detailed opening times for the Novium, visit or call 01243 775888.

The Chichester Careline service will continue to operate as normal.

Westgate Leisure Chichester and Bourne will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

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For more information on all district council services and opening times, visit