Waveney District Council
Beccles Library currently closed

Beccles library is currently closed due to heating issues. This means there is no access to the WDC local office. Please call 01502 562111 with any council related enquiries.

Waveney District Council


Benefits application form

Advice and benefits
Advice on Housing and Council Tax plus benefits and making a new claim.

Climbing wall at Waterlane Leisure Centre

Leisure facilities
Sentinel Leisure Trust manages leisure facilities in the district on behalf of Waveney.

Commercial waste disposal

Refuse and recycling
A range of information on waste recycling and rubbish, how it is collected and when.


North East Suffolk Business Centre

Business rates
How and why businesses are required to pay non-domestic rates to the Council

Lowestoft harbour

Business projects
Creating businesses, jobs and growth through a range of regeneration projects.

Help and advice

Business advice
Information and contact details for where to go if you are looking for support and advice.


Angles Way

The Sunrise Coast
Waveney's Sunrise Coast is a stunning mix of beaches, market towns and more.

Halesworth Town Park

Parks and open spaces
Information on parks, open spaces and sports grounds managed by the Council.


Parking and transport
Detailed information on car parks, parking schemes and other transport services.

Feb 16

What's on

Be water wise

Come along to learn how to be water wise and safeguard our precious water supplies.

Full events calendar

Third Crossing Report

Third Crossing Report

New bridge for Lowestoft

Take a look at a detailed, independent study by engineering consultants WSP, which assesses options for a brand new road crossing over Lake Lothing in Lowestoft.

South Beach

South Beach

Ongoing works

Info about repair works to Lowestoft seawall plus a webcam to see it happening.

Voter registration

Voter registration

New system

A brand new online voter registration system is now available. Find out more.

In Touch

In Touch

Latest news

The Council's residents magazine In Touch is out now. Delivered to homes and online here.

Latest news

Keeping warm in winter

Cold weather set to continue

Published on 30th January 2015

The wintry weather for the East of England is set to stay over the coming weekend and well into next week.

Lowestoft Rising work inspiration day

Funding boost for Lowestoft Rising

Published on 30th January 2015

Following a bid by Waveney District Council, Lowestoft Rising has successfully secured expert help and sixty thousand pounds in government funding to further improve its services to the community.

Lowestoft harbour

Green light for multi million pound flood scheme

Published on 30th January 2015

A project to deliver a permanent twenty five million flood pound protection solution for Lowestoft moved a step closer today with confirmation that the full funding for the scheme is now in place.


Council must adopt more business-like approach

Published on 29th January 2015

Ahead of the budget announcement from Waveney District Council in February, Leader Colin Law has warned that a new approach is required.

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