Revised collection days for August bank holiday

Published on 13th August 2012

waste collectors sorting recycling at the kerbside

As the bank holiday approaches, Cheltenham Borough Council is reminding residents of the alternative refuse and recycling collection days.

Collections of refuse and recycling will take place a day later than usual as follows:  

Normal collection day                            Revised collection day
Monday 27 August (bank  holiday)       Tuesday 28 August
Tuesday 28 August                               Wednesday 29 August
Wednesday 29 August                         Thursday 30 August
Thursday 30 August                             Friday 31 August
Friday 31 August                                  Saturday 1 September

Normal collections resume from Monday 3 September.

In some areas refuse and recycling collections take place as early as 7am so residents are asked to have all caddies, bins and/or bags presented.

The Swindon Road recycling centre will open on Monday 27 August from 9am until 1pm.

For media enquiries, contact: Kelly Carter, communications officer, telephone 01242 264154, email