Christmas opening hours for services across the University


The University festive opening hours are as follows:


Location Closes Friday 23rd December at Re-opens Tuesday 3rd January
All Saints North (John Dalton buildings)  All Saints Central (All Saints, Sandra Burslem, Business School and Student Hub, Bellhouse, Students Union) and Brooks sites 20:00 hrs Standard building opening hours
All Saints South (70 Oxford Road, Benzie, Cavendish, Chatham, Geoffrey Manton, Ormond, Righton) 18:00 hrs
Crewe campus 17:00 hrs  

All Saints Library and Crewe helpdesks 16:30 hrs
North West Film Archive 16:30 hrs


Platt Lane Sports Centre:

Date Opening hours
Friday December 23 Closes at 20:00 hrs
December 24-27 Closed
December 28-30 Open 08:00-20:00 hrs
December 31-Jan 2 Closed
January 3rd Standard opening hours





The Crewe library will be closed during the Christmas period.

The All Saints Library will be open 24/7 over the winter break supported by external Security staff. However, the help desk opening hours are:

Saturday 17 December: Closed

Sunday 18 December: 12pm-6pm

Monday 19 – Friday 23 December: 8.45am-4.30pm

Saturday 24 December – Monday 2 January: Closed

Tuesday 3 – Thursday 5 January: 8.45am-7pm

Friday 6 January: 8.45am-6pm

Saturday 7 January: 10am-4pm

Sunday 8 January: 12pm-6pm



Student Hubs will close at 4.30pm on Friday 23 December, and reopen again on Tuesday 3 January.



24/7 service open as usual – 0161 247 4646 or

IT services use their out-of-hours service, which is run by the NORMAN IT service, which will take over the phone and email service from 5pm Friday 23 December until 8am Tuesday 3 January.



Halls of Residence:

All halls of residence remain open 24/7 throughout the Christmas period.


Student Living Accommodation Office Opening Hours

The Office closed Friday 23 December 2016 at 4pm and reopens again at 9am on Tuesday 3 January 2017.


Birley Student Living

The hall reception is open 24/7 as usual throughout the Christmas and New Year.


All Saints Student Living – Cambridge

 The hall reception is open 24/7 as usual throughout the Christmas and New Year.


Cheshire Student Living – Booth

The hall reception is open 24/7 as usual throughout the Christmas and New Year.



The Counselling, Health and Wellbeing service

Will be open as normal 19th-23rd December 2016 and 3rd January-6th January 2017.

Students are advised to ring beforehand on:  0161 247 3493 to check on the open-door sessions 1-2pm, as these are reduced during vacation times.


Disability Service

Will be open as normal  up to Friday 23rd December. Opening Hours 9am -5pm

Re-open 3 January 2017 normal hours 9am -5pm.