Household Waste Recycling Centre - Syke Park, Wigton

Syke Park Industrial Estate, Syke Road, Wigton, Cumbria, CA7 9NE
tel - 016973 45617
Opening hours: 8am - 6pm Tue, Thur, Sat & Sun.

To find the exact location of Syke Park or your nearest recycling centre please enter your post code in the 'Find My Nearest'

Materials that are accepted at the site at Syke Park include:

Materials recycled at Wigton


  • Asbestos (please telephone in advance to confirm that there is enough space for your asbestos waste)
  • Batteries (household)
  • Batteries (car)
  • Cardboard
  • Carpet
  • Chemicals eg weedkiller (please report to attendant when brought onto site)
  • Clothes and textiles mixed
  • Books
  • CD's and DVD's
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Fridges and freezers
  • Foil
  • Gas bottles
  • Garden waste
  • Hardcore and rubble
  • Plastics
  • Paint and dry empty metal paint cans
  • Scrap metal
  • TV's and monitors
  • Tyres
  • Used engine oil
  • Large appliances
  • Small appliances
  • Wood and timber
  • General household waste

Trade waste is not accepted at this recycling centre.

There is a permit scheme in operation at Wigton recycling centre. This means that if you want to bring your household rubbish to Wigton Household Waste Recycling Centre using a van, pickup or a twin axle trailer (up to 3 meters long) you will require a permit to do so. 

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Follow the links for more information on disposing of hazardous waste at the recycling centre.

The Environment Agency is responsible for regulating the handling and disposal of hazardous and special waste and will provide information and advice as required. They can be contacted on 08708 506 506 Mon-Fri, 8am - 6pm.