Swindon Road Recycling Centre
Swindon Road Recycling Centre
  • Central Depot
    Swindon Road
    United Kingdom
    GL51 9JZ
This recycling centre is the closest to the high street and is one of two recycling sites in the Cheltenham area. It allows for disposal of both recyclable and household waste. Vans are not permitted.

Site staff are available to offer assistance if you are bringing heavy or awkward-sized items. Residents should prepare waste prior to their visit to Swindon Road, and be aware of what is allowed at the recycling site. The recycling centre can be contacted by phone, Monday – Friday (09:00 – 17:00).

Many items brought to Gloucestershire’s recycling and refuse points can often be re-used or recovered. Please consider alternative methods of recycling such as Freecycle or donating to local charities such as Furniture Recycling Project, Emmaus, Reclaim and British Heart Foundation.

Opening Times

Monday – Friday    07:30 – 18:30 (Winter) / 07:30 – 19:30 (Summer)
Saturday               07:30 – 16:00
Sunday                 09:00 – 13:00
Bank Holidays       09:00 – 13:00 (Please check for updates)

Acceptable recycling at Swindon Road:

All types of plastic bottles                       Aluminium food trays and foil
Cardboard and paper                              Clean glass jars/bottles
Clothes                                                  Food tins, aerosol/drink/pet food cans
Household and car batteries                   Junk mail, telephone directories
Newspapers/Magazines                         Ovens and washing machines   
Small electrical items                            Tetra pack style cartons

Swindon Road will not accept:

Clinical/animal/trade waste                   Dirty cans/food trays                               DIY rubble, incl. asbestos                     Garden furniture
Gas bottles/paint pots                          Glass window panes/milk bottles
Hard plastics with metal or glass          Hardback books                                         Mattresses                                          Storage crates/buckets and pipes           
Tyres/car parts                                    Wrapping paper/gift wrap
Yoghurt/margarine tubs, fruit/meat trays, cling film, carrier bags

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