Waveney District Council

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.

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What's on

Affordable Housing in Southwold and Reydon Open Morning

Meet the Waveney District Council Housing Register team, your local WDC Cabinet and District Councillors and members of the Southwold Neighbourhood Plan team.

Full events calendar

We are moving

We are moving

New council offices

Full details of the refurbishment and temporary move out of the Marina Customer Service Centre in Lowestoft customer services facility in Lowestoft, plus adminstrative staff's move to Riverside.

Election results

Election results

Vote 2015

Full results for all 48 seats on Waveney District Council plus town and parish councils.

Universal Credit

Universal Credit


Lowestoft and Beccles Job Centres are now taking applications for Universal Credit.

In Touch

In Touch

Latest news

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

Latest news

Beat the Street

Beat the Street

Published on 20th May 2015

From 22nd June until 21st July, residents of Lowestoft will be taking part in a fun walking and cycling challenge to help people be more active and to raise money for local charities.

Blue Flag 2015, Lowestoft

Waveney beaches among national best

Published on 20th May 2015

Three Waveney beaches have been ranked amongst the best in the country as winners of annual Keep Britain Tidy Blue Flag and Seaside Awards are announced.


On time and on budget

Published on 18th May 2015

Council staff will begin moving in to brand new accommodation next week with construction of the new Riverside office complex now completed.

10/10 walking challenge

10/10 walking challenge - can you make the grade?

Published on 18th May 2015

Suffolk County Council's Public Health team has today launched the 10/10 walking challenge to encourage more people to get walking.

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