Household Waste Recycling Centre - Rothay Holme, Ambleside

Rothay Holme, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0EE.
Tel - 015394 32108
Opening hours: 8am - 6pm, 7 days a week
Longitude/ Latitude - 54�25'41.6"N 2�58'09.3"W

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

Materials that are accepted at the site at Rothay Holme include:

Materials recycled at Ambleside
    • Batteries (household)
    • Batteries (car)
    • Cardboard
    • 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
    • Gas bottles
    • Garden waste
    • Hardcore and rubble
    • Plastics
    • Paint and dry empty metal paint cans
    • Scrap metal
    • TV's and monitors
    • Used engine oil
    • Large appliances
    • Small appliances
    • Wood and timber
    • General household waste

Trade waste, plasterboard and asbestos is not accepted at this recycling centre.

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

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Follow the link 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.