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Tattenhall recycling centre

Closed today

Next open: Thursday: 8am - 4pm

Changes to the recycling centre

From Thursday 24 August 2023, this site will have a new one-way system which will not allow vehicles to reverse. 

Signage will show a new lane and parking area, and a pedestrian route will be marked from the entrance. 

Please also note that:

  • only two cars will be allowed to unload to stop congestion
  • vehicles over 5m in length, commercial vehicles and trailers will not be permitted
  • changes will be made to what items we will accept at the site

More information can be found in our Tattenhall recycling centre leaflet (PDF, 499KB).

The gates may be closed before the closing times to allow those on the site to dispose of their waste.

Winter opening hours, October to March

  • Monday: 8am - 4pm
  • Tuesday & Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday - Sunday: 8am - 4pm

When visiting this site you will be required to provide proof of residency and you should also follow our code of conduct.

Cooking oil, glass bottles, household batteries, paper and plastic bottles can be recycled using your kerbside collection.

Items acceptedDetails
Not accepted symbolAsbestos
Accepted symbolCans
Not accepted symbolCar batteries*
Not accepted symbolCardboard
Not accepted symbolChemicals
Accepted symbolChipboard and wood
Not accepted symbolCommercial waste
Not accepted symbolCooking and engine oil
Accepted symbolElectricals (small and large domestic appliances excluding fridges and freezers)
Not accepted symbolFluorescent tubes
Not accepted symbolFridges and freezers
Accepted symbolGarden waste
Not accepted symbolGas bottles and cylinders
Not accepted symbolGlass bottles
Not accepted symbolLarge bulky household items including those for re-use (except electrical items)
Not accepted symbolHousehold batteries*
Not accepted symbolItems for re-use
Accepted symbolMetal
Not accepted symbolPaint and paint tins
Not accepted symbolPaper
Not accepted symbolPC monitors
Not accepted symbolPlastic bottles
Not accepted symbolRubble (including tiles, bricks, concrete, ceramic units)
Accepted symbolTextiles
Not accepted symbolTrade waste
not accepted symbolTVs
not accepted symbolTyres

*It is important to recycle batteries correctly as they can become harmful if they are damaged. More information about why it is important can be found on our recycling batteries page.

Safety and restrictions

  • we do not accept asbestos, gas cylinders/bottles or tyres
  • trailers and commercial vehicles are not permitted
  • vehicles over 5m in length are not permitted
  • only two cars allowed to stop congestion
  • sites may close earlier if dark
  • you cannot take waste onto the site by foot

Do you need a permit?

You no longer need a resident permit for this centre. We now monitor visits using automatic number plate recognition (ANPR), mystery shoppers and body camera technology.

Location

Red Lane, Tattenhall near Chester, CH3 9BD