Household Waste Recycling Centres

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We are pleased to announce that we are now able to accept the following items at seven of our Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs).
- Carlisle, Flusco, Kendal, Ulverston, Grange, Brampton and Maryport.

  • Sofas and armchairs
  • Sofa beds and futons
  • Kitchen and dining room chairs
  • Stools and foot stools
  • Home office chairs 
  • Bean bags, floor and sofa cushions

Please read our Questions and Answers (PDF 144KB) for more information.

Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) opening of sites following COVID-19

There are 14 household waste recycling centres (HWRCs) across the county where you can take your household waste.  

HWRCs will remain open with some restrictions in place to protect the safety of our staff and residents. 

Find out more about visiting a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

The individual HWRCs will open on their usual days and times:

Ambleside HWRC  
Rothay Road  
LA22 0EE

Monday to Sunday 8am to 6pm

What3Words address: ///acquaint.kindness.mixing

Barrow HWRC
Walney Road  
LA14 4RH

Winter Opening hours - Monday to Sunday

Sunday 30 October to Sunday 6 November: 8am to 11am - 12pm to 5pm 

Monday 7 November to Sunday 15 January: 8am to 11am - 12pm to 4.30pm

Monday 16 January to Sunday 2 February: 8am to 11am - 12pm to 5pm

Monday 3 February onwards: 8am to 11am - 12pm to 6pm

What3Words address: ///speak.issued.keen

Carlisle HWRC
Bousteads Grassing  
Rome Street  

Monday to Sunday 8am to 6pm

What3Words address: ///wash.cargo.print

Brampton HWRC 
Townfoot Industrial Estate  
CA8 1SW 

Every day except for Tuesday 10am to 6pm

What3Words address: ///passage.baker.managed

Clay Flatts HWRC
Solway Road  
Clay Flatts  
CA14 3YA

Monday to Sunday 8am to 6pm

What3Words address: ///garden.pillow.frames

Penrith HWRC
5km west of Penrith near Newbiggin  
CA11 0JB

Monday to Sunday 8am to 6pm

What3Words address: ///grins.panics.lakes

Frizington HWRC
Yeathouse Road  
CA26 3QR

Winter Opening hours - Monday to Sunday

Sunday 30 October to Sunday 20 November - 8am to 4.30pm

Monday 21 November to Sunday 29 January - 8am to 4pm  

Monday 30 January to Sunday 26 February - 8am to 5pm

Monday 27 February onwards - 8am to 6pm

What3Words address: ///division.reliving.initial

Grange HWRC
Guides Lot 
Allithwaite Road 
LA11 7EN

Thursday to Saturday 8am to 4pm

What3Words address: ///webcams.tidy.push

Kendal HWRC
Canal Head  

Monday to Sunday 8am to 4pm

What3Words address: ///tribal.until.rises

Kirkby Stephen HWRC
Hobsons Lane  
Kirkby Stephen  
CA17 4RN

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday  8am to 6pm

What3Words address: ///wimp.founding.tacky

Maryport HWRC
Glasson Industrial Estate  
CA15 8NX

Monday to Sunday 8am to 6pm

What3Words address: ///defends.clockwork.trains

Millom HWRC
Redhills Quarry  
LA18 4LD

Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 8am to 4pm

What3Words address: ///harnessed.booklets.decks

Ulverston HWRC
Morecambe Road  
LA12 9BU

Monday to Sunday 8am to 6pm

What3Words address: ///freely.impressed.stuns

Wigton HWRC
Syke Road  

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 8am to 6pm

What3Words address: ///these.powering.anyway