Revised collections following bank holidays in 2024

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.


Early May bank holiday 2024

Early May bank holiday collection changes
Normal collection day Revised collection day
Monday 6 May 2024 Tuesday 7 May 2024
Tuesday 7 May 2024 Wednesday 8 May 2024
Wednesday 8 May 2024 Thursday 9 May 2024
Thursday 9 May 2024 Friday 10 May 2024
Friday 10 May 2024 Saturday 11 May 2024

Normal collections resume Monday 13 May 2024.

Please note the above dates are subject to change. 


Spring bank holiday 2024

Spring bank holiday collection changes
Normal collection day Revised collection day
Monday 27 May 2024 Tuesday 28 May 2024
Tuesday 28 May 2024 Wednesday 29 May 2024
Wednesday 29 May 2024 Thursday 30 May 2024
Thursday 30 May 2024 Friday 31 May 2024
Friday 31 May 2024 Saturday 1 June 2024

Normal collections resume Monday 3 June 2024.

Please note the above dates are subject to change. 


Recycling centre opening times and address

The recycling centre in Swindon Road has facilities for disposing of your household waste.

You need to book a slot to use the Swindon Road household recycling centre.

Booking is quick, simple and removes the need to queue on site. You can book up to three months in advance.

Book a slot at the recycling centre online

Alternatively, you can book by calling 01242 262626 (available weekdays 9am - 5pm)

  • Please arrive within your booked time slot and separate materials before coming to site
  • You must arrive in the vehicle you registered when booking

For further information, please view our frequently asked questions page.

Address

Central Depot, Swindon Road, Cheltenham, GL51 9JZ.

To view the standard opening hours at the site, please visit the Swindon Road household recycling centre page.

  • The household recycling centre is for Cheltenham residents only
  • Whilst using the site please use the walkways provided around the perimeter of the parking bays
  • If you need assistance due to disability or mobility issues please notify a member of staff upon arrival who will be happy to assist. Alternatively, please bring a family member or friend to assist if possible.

Please make full use of your kerbside waste collection service. You can recycle card, paper, glass, plastic pots, tubs and trays and also tins and cans at home, including food waste and garden waste. For further details visit our waste and recycling page.