The site is open 7 days a week and operated by Veolia Environmental Services.
|Monday - Friday||12:30pm - 6:00pm|
|Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays||8:00am - 6:00pm|
Boxing Day (26th December)
New Year's Day
Site address: Padworth HWRC, Padworth Sidings, Padworth Lane, Lower Padworth, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 4JF
The centre is for recycling only and will not accept:
The site can not accept any vehicles over 2m (6.6ft) high
Trailers are permitted as long as the combined vehicle and trailer length is less than 8.8m (29ft).
No Luton type vehicles, vehicles fitted with tail lifts or horse boxes are permitted to use the site. The site can only accept household waste.
There is no public access onto the site by foot.
Trade Waste is not accepted at this site.
Pro-Grow is a fine grade, peat free soil conditioner, made from green garden material generated by households in West Berkshire. This product is rich in nutrients and essential trace elements, providing plants with an ideal growing medium. Residents can buy Pro-Grow from the site office and the cost is £3 per 30 litre bag. Please note that only cheques can be accepted for Pro-Grow as the site can no longer take cash.
There are facilities at this site to recycle the following:
Beverage Cartons (Tetrapaks)
Books / CDs / DVDs/VHS tapes
Textiles & Shoes
Cans (Food & Drink) / Plastic Bottles
Fridges & Freezers
Large electrical items (Washing Machines / Cookers)
TV / Computer Monitors
Small electrical items
Newspaper & Magazines
Soil & Rubble
Island Road Household Waste Recycling Centre
Island Road is operated by Reading Borough Council. You can see more information about Island Road Household Waste Recycling Centre here..
For information on HWRCs in neighbouring authorities, please visit the Recycle Now website and search via your postcode.