Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs)
Details of what you can recycle, opening hours and booking system
- You must book an appointment before you visit
- Residents must hold a valid permit before you visit
- Non-West Berkshire residents will need to pay a £7 entry fee upon arrival
- We do not accept any commercial, trade or business waste at either of our recycling centres
Please read ourfor further information.
Do not visit if you are in self-isolation or have COVID-19 symptoms
What can you recycle at our centres?
You can find a list of what you can recycle at our recycling centres, here.
Locations and Site Cam
To help make your visit to our recycling centres quicker, you can check where the recycling banks and rubbish skips are on our online virtual tour at Newtown Road Recycling Centre and Padworth Recycling Centre.
Both HWRCs are open 9am to 6pm, 7 days a week
Newtown Road Recycling Centre, Newbury is open until 8pm on Thursdays between 1 April and 30 September.
Both HWRCs are closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.
How to book an appointment
- You can book an appointment to visit a recycling centre online, here.
- When you book your appointment you will need to provide your details and car registration number
Before you visit the recycling centre, please:
- Check travel times and any restrictions in place
- Make sure you have registered for a permit (residents only, not including temporary one day pass)
- Make sure you have booked an appointment and have received your booking confirmation email
- If you can't make your appointment please cancel or reschedule it via the link at the top of you confirmation email
- If you are visiting in a hire van or a van without a commercial type vehicle permit, you must complete a waste declaration form before your visit
Both HWRCs cannot accept or permit entry to:
- Commercial, trade or business waste
- Visits on foot from members of the public
- Vehicles without a valid permit
- Vehicles with a combined length longer than 8.2m at Newtown Road and 8.8m at Padworth
Please note that Padworth Recycling Centre, Padworth cannot accept:
- gas bottles
Please read ourbefore you visit