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The Town Hall is closed to visitors. Coronavirus (COVID-19) latest information and advice.

Council services

Closures and updates

The following facilities, venues and services are closed/partially closed until further notice:

  • Town Hall – the Town Hall will be closed until further notice from 4pm on Tuesday 3 November
  • Community centres – all community centres will be closed from Thursday 5 November until further notice, except for use by pre-school groups and creches with existing bookings
  • K2 Crawley and the Bewbush Centre Gym – the centres will close from 10pm on Wednesday 4 November
  • Maidenbower 3G pitch is closed until further notice (except for local school use)
  • Playing fields are not available to hire during lockdown
  • The Hawth Theatre – the theatre will close from10pm on Wednesday 4 November
    Tilgate Nature Centre – the nature centre will close at 4pm on Wednesday 4 November
  • Public toilets – all public toilets will close except the toilets next to the car park at Tilgate Park. All toilets will remain accessible to people with a Radar Key
  • Tennis courts and multi-use games areas will close from 6pm on Wednesday 4 November
  • Outdoor gyms – closed from 4 November
  • BMX track and skate park – closed from 4 November 
  • Council play areas - all outdoor play areas (not adventure playgrounds) remain open, except:
    • Tilgate Park
    • Ninfield Court, Bewbush
    • One of the two at Southgate Playing Fields
    • Chichester Close, Tilgate
  • Play area guidance – the safety of all those using our play areas is our top priority. Please follow this guidance, which will be displayed at the entrance to all of our play areas:
    • Maintain social distancing and avoid over-crowding
    • Wipe down equipment before and after use
    • One person or family unit per piece of equipment at a time and allow others their turn
    • One adult per family group
    • No food and drink 
    • All users are responsible for following government guidelines and giving appropriate guidance to children on the use of equipment
    • Anyone failing to adhere to government guidelines may be asked to leave
  • The Bandstand is not available to hire during lockdown
  • Allotments – You can continue to work on your allotment. If choosing to do this, hand washing and social distancing guidance must be followed. Self-isolation is required if you are considered at risk. It is your responsibility to keep up with and follow government advice:
    • Keep hand sanitiser in your shed and wash hands regularly 
    • Only use running water from taps to wash hands and not water from troughs and containers
    • Do not share tools 
    • Use hand sanitiser before opening and closing the gate 
    • Minimise contact with others, i.e. no handshakes 
    • Close communal facilities (Tilgate site) 
    • Cover your plot if you are unable to work your allotment
    • Bonfires – consider neighbours living adjacent to the allotment site, do not burn anything at the allotment site. Many sites are surrounded by houses where vulnerable people may be getting their only fresh air through an open window. This also applies to BBQs
  • Snell Hatch and Little Trees cemeteries will remain open (daily, 10am-4pm) for burials, interments and for those wishing to pay their respects. During visits, burials may be taking place and we ask that you do not park in the area reserved for those attending burials, show respect and observe social distancing advice. Occasionally we will need to close the cemetery to safely undertake burials. On these occasions, we ask for your understanding.
  • Employ Crawley Youth Hub – the Employ Crawley Youth Hub will continue to operate with virtual appointments. To arrange an appointment call 07814 903871 / 07909 730956 or email the team
  • Lifeline – We will happily undertake requests for new installations and respond to faults. Our technicians will wear appropriate PPE and install a Lifeline that utilises a landline. Alternatively, if don't have a landline or do not want anyone to enter your house during this time, we have a unit that works off mobile phone technology. It can be pre-programmed and simply dropped off on your doorstep, then plugged in and ready to use. Service enquiries and advice will be conducted by phone
  • Employ Crawley – Employ Crawley will continue to provide a free service to support job seekers by phone, email and text. Job seekers – call Kamlesh 07814 903871 (weekdays from 9am-4pm) or Neil 07909 730956 (Monday-Thursday from 9am-4pm) or email Employ Crawley Businesses looking for help with their recruitment needs or outplacement support, please contact Ana-Maria Maddock on 07805 804826 or via email Employ Crawley
  • Waste and recycling – Waste, recycling and garden waste collections will continue as normal