EFDC Services - Update of what is open during the Royal Mourning period

Epping Forest District


Various EFDC services will be out of action Monday 19 September, as it is a national holiday for Her Majesty the Queen’s funeral. Some on-call services will be in operation.

Out of hours emergency

Our out of hours emergency service will respond where there is a risk to you and your family, or danger to the property.

  • Call 0333 230 0464

Social media

We’ll be monitoring our social media accounts from 9am until 9pm

Apply, Book, Pay, Report

Many of our services are available online.

Alternatively use our 24-hour automated telephone payment service

  • Call 01992 564000

Epping Community Hub

The Epping Community Hub will be closed.

Should you require the services of any of the hub partners, visit our hub webpage for contact details.

Epping Forest District Museum

The Epping Forest District Museum, Waltham Abbey will be closed on Monday 19 September, opening from 10am on Tuesday 20 September.

Follow the museum on social media

North Weald Airfield

North Weald Airfield will be closed; National Police Air Service and the Essex & Herts Air Ambulance are the only services permitted to fly.

Leisure centres

All the district’s leisure centres will be closed on Monday 19 September.

Libraries services

Please check Essex County Council website for library updates.

One-minute’s silence

A national one-minute silence will be held on Sunday 18 September at 8pm to reflect on Her Majesty the Queen’s life and legacy.

Commemorating the life of Her Majesty

There will be a Civic Service to commemorate the life of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

  • Where: St John’s Church, Epping, CM16 5DN
  • When: Wednesday 14 September 2022
  • Time: 7pm

Due to the nature of the service and late notice seating will be on a first come, first served basis.