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You must book an appointment if you are using a van, whether hired or owned or for a trailer between 2m and 3m in length.

Bookings for Merseyside Residents: www.merseysidewda.gov.uk

Bookings for Halton Residents: 0303 333 4300

COVID-19 NOTICE: Please check what safety measures are in place before visiting

Household Waste Recycling Centres in Merseyside and Halton are OPEN. Please only make essential visits and remember that strict rules remain in place to safeguard visitors and staff.

To visit Formby, Sefton Meadows and Rainhill, all vehicles must pre-book an appointment at www.merseysidewda.gov.uk. Anyone in self isolation or with COVID-19 symptoms must not visit HWRCs under any circumstances.

  • The number of vehicles allowed on site is restricted, queuing times may be higher than usual. 
  • Cars only. You must book an appointment if you are using a van, whether hired or owned or for a trailer between 2m and 3m in length. Bookings for Merseyside residents: www.merseysidewda.gov.uk and Halton Residents: 0303 333 4300
  • Please ensure social distancing from others at all times. Site Employees will not be able to assist with unloading.
  • Normal opening hours are in operation. If queues are excessive, traffic may be stopped from joining and gates may be closed prior to closing time to allow cars to clear the site (this may vary depending on the HWRC and queue size).  
  • Households with COVID-19 symptoms should leave waste for at least 72 hours before disposal. Personal waste should be safely double bagged.

Thank you

 

Household Waste Recycling Centres Status Details
Bidston  OPEN

Covid-19 restrictions apply. 

Clatterbridge OPEN

Covid-19 restrictions apply. 

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT   

In place on Mount Road between Clatterbridge Recycling Centre entrance and the M5, J4 roundabout. 

Residents turning left into Mount Road should use the left hand (inside) lane only, to access the site and be aware that warning signage will be in place.

Formby OPEN

Open with a bookings only system. 

Huyton OPEN Covid-19 restrictions apply. 
Johnsons Lane OPEN Covid-19 restrictions apply. 
Kirkby OPEN Covid-19 restrictions apply. 
Old Swan  OPEN

Covid-19 restrictions apply. 

Otterspool OPEN Covid-19 restrictions apply. 
Picow Farm OPEN Covid-19 restrictions apply. 
Newton OPEN Covid-19 restrictions apply. 
Rainhill OPEN 

Open with a bookings only system. 

Ravenhead  OPEN Covid-19 restrictions apply. 
Sefton Meadows OPEN

Open with a bookings only system. 

 

South Sefton OPEN Covid-19 restrictions apply. 
Southport OPEN Covid-19 restrictions apply. 
West Kirby OPEN Covid-19 restrictions apply. 
Other Services Status Details
Bidston Trade Waste Recycling Service CLOSED

Temporarily closed due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Huyton and Old Swan Trade Waste Recycling Service CLOSED

Temporarily closed due to Covid-19 restrictions.

South Sefton Reuse Shop

CLOSED

Temporarily closed due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Old Swan Reuse Shop CLOSED Temporarily closed due to Covid-19 restrictions.
Recycling Discovery Centre CLOSED

Temporarily closed due to Covid-19 restrictions.

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