Christmas and New Year



This year's festive shopping season will be more important than ever to businesses in Newport city centre.

Local businesses have done all they can to make their premises safe for shoppers and visitors and they our support more than ever before.

Visit Newport for bargains, gifts and provisions from independent traders as well as Friars Walk and the Kingsway Centre.  

Free parking

Visitors to the city centre and Maindee will be able to enjoy free weekend parking in the run-up to Christmas and during the January sales.

Car parks included in the offer are Kingsway and Park Square multi-stories as well as the open air pay and display sites in Hill Street, Stow Hill, Faulkner Road, Riverfront, Emlyn Street and Maindee.

Where to park in Newport 

Waste and recycling 

Collections will take place as usual over the Christmas and New Year period, apart from:

  • no collection Friday 25 December, bins will be collected Saturday 26 December
  • no collection Friday 1 January, bins will be collected Saturday 2 January 

Use your postcode on the bin collection page to find out when your bin and recycling will be collected. 

Your real Christmas tree can be recycled by:

Recycle cards and wrapping paper

Cards and wrapping paper go in your green recycling box - no foil wrapping paper please!

Read about Wastesavers Christmas recycling