Revised collections following bank holidays in 2021

Please note that in some areas refuse and recycling collections take place as early as 7am so please have your rubbish presented at that time. 

Christmas and New Year 2021

Currently refuse, recycling and food collections will follow the normal schedule over the Christmas and New Year period with no planned disruptions to the service as seen in previous years.

Christmas and New Year collections
Normal collection day Revised collection day
Monday 27 December (bank holiday) No change - normal collection
Tuesday 28 December (bank holiday) No change - normal collection
Wednesday 29 December Normal collection
Thursday 30 December Normal collection
Friday 31 December Normal collection
Monday 3 January (bank holiday) No change - normal collection
Tuesday 4 January Normal collection

Garden waste collections will be suspended between 17 December 2021 and 16 January 2022. Garden waste collections will restart on 17 January 2022.

Please note the above dates are subject to change.

Recycling centre opening times

Recycling centre opening times
Day Opening times
Monday to Friday (summer time)* 7.30am - 7.30pm
Monday to Friday (winter time)* 7.30am - 6.30pm
Saturday 7.30am - 4.00pm
Sunday and bank holidays

9.00am - 1.00pm

*Summer time is March to October, when clocks are set to British Summer Time (BST); winter time is October to March, when clocks are set to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

During busier periods the main gate to the recycling centre may be shut earlier than listed due to the number of vehicles in the queue or on site.