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Bank holiday waste and recycling collections

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.

Summer bank holiday

Normal collection day Revised collection day
Monday 30 August (bank holiday) Tuesday 31 August
Tuesday 31 August Wednesday 1 September
Wednesday 1 September Thursday 2 September
Thursday 2 September Friday 3 September
Friday 3 September Saturday 4 September
Monday 6 September - normal collections resume

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.

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

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.