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Tattenhall recycling centre

Open today

From: 8am - 4pm

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, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 8am - 4pm
  • Tuesday - Wednesday: Closed

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
Accepted symbolCar batteries*
Accepted symbolCardboard
Accepted symbolChemicals
Accepted symbolChipboard and wood
Not accepted symbolCommercial waste
Not accepted symbolCooking and engine oil
Accepted symbolElectricals
Accepted symbolFluorescent tubes
Accepted symbolFridges and freezers
Accepted symbolGarden waste
Not accepted symbolGas bottles and cylinders
Not accepted symbolGlass bottles
Accepted symbolHousehold and bulky waste
Not accepted symbolHousehold batteries*
Accepted symbolItems for re-use
Accepted symbolMetal
Not accepted symbolPaint and paint tins
Not accepted symbolPaper
Accepted symbolPC monitors
Not accepted symbolPlastic bottles
Accepted symbolRubble and soil
Accepted symbolTextiles
Not accepted symbolTrade waste
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 over 1.5m in length are not permitted
  • vehicles above 3.5 tonnes gross vehicle weight are not permitted to use in our recycling centres
  • 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.


Red Lane, Tattenhall near Chester, CH3 9BD