Revised collection days for this Spring bank holiday

Published on 23rd May 2016

As it’s the Spring bank holiday this weekend, the council’s waste collection provider, Ubico, is reminding residents of their alternative collection days.

Collections of waste, recycling and garden waste will take place a day later than usual as follows:

Normal collection day

Revised collection day

Monday 30 May (bank holiday) Tuesday 31 May
Tuesday 31 May Wednesday 1 June
Wednesday 1 June
Thursday 2 June
Thursday 2 June
Friday 3 June
Friday 3 June
Saturday 4 June

Monday 6 June - normal collections resume

Normal scheduled collections will resume from Monday 6 June.

In some areas refuse and recycling collections take place as early as 7am so residents are asked to present their food caddies, refuse/garden waste bins and/or bags and recycling boxes in advance.

The Swindon Road recycling centre will be open on the bank holiday, 9am until 1pm, with usual opening hours on all other days.

See for more information or call 01242 262626.

For press enquiries contact: Laura Carter, communications officer, telephone 01242 264514, email