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Rothay Holme, Ambleside

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Rothay Holme, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0EE.
Tel - 015394 32108
Opening hours: 8am - 6pm, 7 days a week

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
  • Scrap metal
  • Clothing
  • Wood
  • Garden
  • Paint and dry empty metal paint cans
  • Cardboard
  • Clothing
  • Shoes
  • Books/dvd
  • Gas Bottles, flammable only
  • Small appliances (hairdryers, irons, microwaves etc)
  • Fluorescent tubes/energy saving light bulbs
  • Fridges and other white goods (freezers, washing machines, ovens etc)
  • Oil
  • Plastics
  • Batteries household
  • Car batteries
  • TVs and monitors
  • Hardcore and rubble
  • Chemicals ie weedkiller (this must be reported to an attendant when brought on site)
  • 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. 

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

The Environment Agencythis external link will open in a new window 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.

How to find Ambleside recycling centre