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Bank holidays

Please note, the Recycling Centre can get very busy over bank holiday weekends and the days leading up to and after bank holidays.

This can lead to long queues to access the site - please read our section on preparing for your visit to ensure that we can accept the items that you wish to deposit.

Bickenhill Household Waste Recycling Centre

Bickenhill Household Recycling Centre
Coventry Road
Solihull
B92 0DY

View a map of the site location via Google Maps.

Opening hours

The site is closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day, with the site closing at 2.30pm on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

Normal opening hours apply for all other bank holidays.

Summer (1 April - 31 October)

  • Monday to Friday (except Tuesday) - 9.30am to 5.00pm
  • Tuesday - 9.30am to 6.30pm
  • Saturday and Sunday - 8.30am to 4.00pm

Winter (1 November - 31 March)

  • Monday to Friday (except Tuesday) - 9.30am to 4.00pm
  • Tuesday - 9.30am to 5.30pm
  • Saturday and Sunday - 8.30am to 4.00pm

Preparing for your visit

Before visiting Bickenhill HWRC please read our site conditions, to confirm that you meet the height and weight restrictions.

We've prepared guidance to help you stay safe when visiting the site.

You should also check what items you can and cannot recycle. Separating your recyclables out beforehand can help save time.

Permits

We operate a permit scheme for commercial type vehicles such as vans, pick-ups and vehicles towing large trailers, please view our permits page to establish if the vehicle you will be using requires a permit to dispose of waste at the site.

We also operate a permit scheme for hazardous household waste.

Commercial waste

Commercial waste cannot be taken to Bickenhill Household Waste Recycling Centre.

Commercial waste can be taken to sites at Leamington Spa or Rugby.

Please visit Gov.uk website for further advice on how to dispose of commercial waste.

Furniture reuse

Instead of visiting the tip, you can donate furniture in a good condition to charity or post your unwanted items on a reuse network.

Asbestos

Visit our asbestos page for guidance on how to safely dispose of asbestos.

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