Bulky Waste Collections and Coronavirus

With immediate effect, all bulky waste collections are cancelled due to the closure of the recycling centres. If you have already arranged a bulky collection you will be contacted in the coming days and your payment refunded.

We apologise for the inconvenience this has caused and thank you for your understanding in this difficult times.

What is classed as a bulky item?

Bulky waste includes heavy household items such as:

  • Fridges
  • Cooker
  • Beds
  • Wardrobes
  • Sofas

It does not include:

  • Construction or renovation waste.
  • Collections from commercial properties.
  • Collections of commercial waste such as commercial sized fridges and/or freezers from domestic properties.
  • Bulk food collections from private functions.
  • Excess refuse or garden waste
  • House clearance

What cannot be collected?

We are unable to collect the following items:

  • Radiators
  • Flammable or dangerous substances, such as gas containers
  • Soil and sand
  • Pianos
  • Cast iron baths
  • Oil tanks or boilers
  • Builder's waste

You can check if your item will be accepted using Icon for pdf this list [262.03KB].

How are bulky items collected?

Our operatives are not permitted to enter communal premises and households, or to take payment.

Items for collection need to be outside from 7.30 a.m. on the day of collection, in an accessible place, free of obstruction.

How much will it cost?

The cost of a single item is £15, and all additional items are £15 each. For example:

  • A bedframe and headboard would be classed as 1 item.
  • A bed and mattress would be classed as 2 items.
  • A 3-piece suite would be classed as 3 items.
  • Individual white goods (fridges, freezers, washing machines and so on) are classed as 1 item.