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Barleylands Recycling Centre


Barleylands Depot
Barleylands Road
CM11 2UF

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You do not need to book. You can simply turn up in the opening hours.

A list of items accepted can be found below.

Normal opening times

February to October

Opening time

November to January

Opening time
Monday 9am - 4:30pmMonday9am - 4:00pm
Tuesday9am - 4:30pmTuesday9am - 4:00pm
Wednesday9am - 4:30pmWednesday9am - 4:00pm
Thursday9am - 4:30pmThursday9am - 4:00pm
Friday9am - 4:30pmFriday9am - 4:00pm
Saturday9am - 5.00pmSaturday9am - 4:00pm
Sunday9am - 5.00pmSunday9am - 4:00pm

Open Bank Holidays except:

  • Christmas Eve (24th December) - closes at 2.30pm
  • Christmas Day (25th December) - closed all day
  • Boxing Day (26th December) - closed all day
  • New Year's Eve (31st December) - closes at 2.30pm
  • New Year's Day (1st January) - closed all day

Last admission for members of the public is five minutes before closing time.

Please Note: Barleylands Recycling Centre have installed a height restriction barrier at 2m to prevent the unauthorised disposing of commercial waste. Vehicles above this height will not be able to gain access to the recycling centre. We also do not allow open backed trucks or vans and do not collect trade waste at this location.

Items Accepted at Barleylands Recycling Centre

Green Tick
 Items Accepted

Aerosol Cans



Magazines and Newspapers




Plastic Bottles


Printer Cartridges

Car Batteries


Small Household Batteries

Small Electrical Items


Steel Cans


Tetrapak (and other long-life cartons)

Cooking Oil


Energy Saving Light Bulbs

Washing Machines

Engine Oil

Wellington Boots

Fridges and Freezers


Glass Bottles and Jars


Green Garden Waste



Items Not Accepted at Barleylands Recycling Centre

Red Cross
Items that Cannot be Accepted

All non-recyclable waste (black sack waste)

Building materials, asbestos, Concrete/rubble etc

Bathroom fittings

Paint tins


Large furniture items


Windows, mirrors and glass sheets

If you make use of other waste disposal methods please note:

People or businesses who transport, buy, sell or dispose of waste must be registered. You can check registration of waste carriers, brokers and dealers here