Changes to Solihull bin collections on Monday, 19 September

Here’s what you need to know ahead of Monday

Solihull council has announced changes to bin collections next Monday (September 19) as the country observes a bank holiday for the Queen’s funeral. The council has confirmed that it will not be operating its recycling and rubbish collection services that day.

This means there will be no collections of rubbish, recycling, or garden waste next Monday, nor will there be any bulky waste collections or container deliveries. Bickenhill Household Waste Recycling Centre will also be closed.

Rubbish collections will now take place on Monday, September 26 instead, while recycling and garden waste will be collected on Monday, October 3. The council has advised that any additional waste that doesn’t fit in the bin by that point can be placed inside a suitable container (box/bag for life) alongside the bin and will be collected.

Bin collections in Solihull for Jubilee bank holiday

Last week, the government announced a bank holiday for the day of the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The funeral will take place at Westminster Abbey on Monday, September 19 at 11am. Today, the Queen’s coffin has been taken from the Palace of Holyroodhouse to St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh. Her coffin will rest there for 24 hours before being taken to London.

On Sunday, September 11, cheers rang out for the new king in Solihull town centre following the official reading of the Accession proclamation. The ceremony formally announced the start of King Charles III’s new reign as monarch.

Mourners gathered in the heart of the town centre for the historic moment, which was replicated in towns and cities across the country. Members of the public were in attendance for the official proclamation of the new King, joined by local MPs and special guests.

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