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Wicklow County Council Give Update On Covid 19 Measures

Wicklow County Council wishes to update members of the public in relation to Council facilities and services.

The Municipal District offices at Bray, Greystones, Arklow, Wicklow and Baltinglass/Blessington will be open from 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 2.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m. contact details below:

  • Blessington Motor Tax office has increased its service to two days per week  (Tuesday’s and Wednesday) from 29th June to 13th July, between the hours of 9.30 am to 12.30 p.m. and from 2.00 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.
  • Bray Motor Tax office has increased its service to five days per week  from 29th June to 13th July, between the hours 9.30 am to 12.30 p.m. and from 2.00 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.
  • Housing services, Bray Municipal District:  Members of the public are asked to make contact  in advance at braymdhousing@wicklowcoco.ie or by telephoning (01) 2744900 if they wish to make an appointment to meet with a member of the housing staff in the Bray Municipal District Offices.
  • Libraries:  All of Wicklow Libraries are open for full browsing service from Monday 29th of June.

 Members of the public are encouraged not to visit the public offices unnecessarily.  Where possible payments can be made electronically or by phone, motor taxation can be renewed on line or submitted by post.  Planning applications can also be submitted by post.  Members of the public visiting Council offices will be required to adhere to the measures which have been put in place to facilitate physical distancing and to ensure the safety of our staff and members of the public.

 When making an appointment members of the public will be required to complete a brief health and safety questionnaire regarding COVID 19 in order to minimise the risk of the spread of the virus, this information will be retained on file for 30 days to facilitate contact tracing if necessary but will be destroyed thereafter.

 

Playgrounds, outdoor gyms and public toilets, including Brittas Bay, Glendalough and Bray promenade, are open.

 While car parks are open, parking restrictions continue to remain at a number of locations.  The Bray to Greystones Cliff Walk as well as the Beach Cliff Walk to Wicklow Head remain closed, including the Glen Turn car park serving this location, due to physical distancing concerns.  

 Community Call:  The County Wicklow Community Call helpline service continues to operate over the  weekend  during the hours of 9am to 5 pm and during the week, Telephone:   1800 868 399 or email covidsupport@wicklowcoco.ie.  Trained staff are available to co-ordinate assistance to elderly and vulnerable persons. 

 Wicklow County Council would like to thank members of the public in advance for their patience and understanding. 

Council staff have throughout the COVID 19 crisis worked to ensure a continuity of service across our key operations. 

The safety of our employees and members of the public remain our priority.  These measures will be kept under review as the Council works towards phase 4 of the Government Road Map to reopening society and business.

 Further information in relation to all Wicklow County Council Services are available on the Council’s website Wicklow.ie

 

 

 

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