TOWN HALL RE-OPENING
We are currently pre-paring the Town Hall to be Covid secure and to re-open to the Public. A number of adaptions are needed to achieve this. Work is well underway and we are planning to re-open within the next 2 weeks. To ensure the safety of our customers and staff we will be opening our reception area from 10am-2pm each weekday with an appointment system in place. We will update our website when this is ready to manage appointments and provide further guidance on how we will be operating.
Meanwhile if you should need any of our services please use the following numbers or visit the relevant section or service area on our website:-
We are focusing on essential services such as paying Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support. Please call us on 023 9254 5325. More information about benefits can be found on the benefits page.
To find out more information about what help and support is available from the Government see the Business page.
Anns Hill Cemetery grounds are operating winter closure hours until further notice - 8am to 4pm.
Interments of cremated can now take place with restrictions, please contact your funeral director.
Burials are taking place with a graveside service and only immediate family in attendance.
Community help is available for the vulnerable and those in need from the Coronavirus community page. If you want to volunteer to help vulnerable people in the community please contact GVA by telephone or email here
Please call our Council Tax department directly on 02392 545470 or email council.tax:@gosport.gov.uk or email@example.com
All events are currently cancelled. For more information please see our events page.
Are now running
All events have been cancelled.
Grass cutting and essential maintenance will still be carried out in the borough's parks, open spaces and verges in the coming weeks.
We will continue this work in line with the government's strict social distancing guidelines with operatives working alone in a safe space away from members of the public.
Our parks and open spaces have remained open for you to exercise during the COVID-19 outbreak. To ensure these areas remain safe, clean and a pleasant place to exercise in, our Streetscene Operations team will continue to maintain them.
Essential work will also take place where safety is an issue and to ensure the ongoing maintenance of certain sports facilities, such as cricket wickets, sports pitches and bowling greens which require regular, specialist attention
Is now operating.
We are working hard to keep our tenants safe, support our communities and continue to deliver essential services.We are focusing on essential services, such as emergency repairs, gas and fire safety and responding to serious incidents.
The market is now open.
Play areas, outdoor gyms and outdoor sports facilities in the Borough are now open.
Skate parks, Council tennis courts and MUGA's are open.
Parks, outdoor spaces and the beach will remain open for essential daily exercise and dog walking but please ensure you stay 2m away from anyone else to help reduce the spread of coronavirus.
The splash park remains closed
Public Toilets are now open across the borough with the exception of the changing places facility in Lee on the Solent which is closed pending maintenance and the toilets at battery No2 Car Park which are closed due to vandalism, pending repair.
All Gosport Borough Council car parks are now open for use.
Parking charges, as listed on the Council's website and at car park locations will now apply to all public car parks which are open in the Borough.
Alver Valley East and Alverbank East car parks will not be opening at this time.
We remind anyone using our car parks and facilities to continue social distancing and practice good hygiene.
If people do not follow the social distancing guidance which is in place to prevent the spread of infection, these arrangements will be reviewed.
Hampshire County Council have updated their HWRC webpages to include guidance on the booking system, the page can be found here:
Accommodation has been found for all known rough sleepers in the Borough.
Schools are beginning to repoen, please contact school directly or Hampshire County Council for more information.
Recycling and rubbish collections
Garden Waste collections
Bottle banks - please do not leave glass bottles on the pavement. If the banks are full, please return another time
All Council run Sports Pavilions and changing facilities have been closed until further notice. There will be no new sports pitch bookings for football or cricket until further notice.