Princes Drive recycling centre, Leamington Spa

Princes Drive recycling centre will be open on Friday 3rd April (Good Friday) and Monday 6th April (Easter Monday)

Possible disruption to recycling centres until May

Last updated on: March 20, 2015 10:07 am


Opening times

Day Winter
(1 Oct to 31 Mar)
(1 Apr – 30 Sept)
Monday 9.30am – 3.15pm 9.30am – 3.15pm
Tuesday 9.30am – 3.15pm 9.30am – 3.15pm
Wednesday 9.30am – 3.15pm 9.30am – 6.15pm
Thursday 9.30am – 3.15pm 9.30am – 3.15pm
Friday 9.30am – 3.15pm 9.30am – 3.15pm
Saturday 8.30am – 4.15pm 8.30am – 5.45pm
Sunday 8.30am – 4.15pm 8.30am – 5.45pm
The centres are busiest at weekends between 11am and 2pm. You may want to avoid these times if you can. At times you may be directed to another centre. We apologise in advance for any inconvenience.

Reuse shops

A charity reuse shop run by Age UK Warwickshire can be found at Princes Drive. All proceeds from the sale of materials from the shop go directly to the charity. To find out whether a certain item is accepted at the shop please contact reuse shop directly: 01926 882798

This site accepts

  • asbestos
  • batteries
  • car_batteries
  • cardboard
  • carpet
  • cartons
  • clothes
  • Cooking_oil_land_3
  • electrical
  • fluorescent
  • food_drink_pxx_land3.7fa9587c [Converted]
  • fridges
  • furniture
  • garden_waste
  • glass
  • hardcore_rubble
  • Hard_Plastics
  • household and garden chemical waste
  • household_waste
  • mattress
  • mobile
  • paint
  • paper
  • plasterboard
  • mixed_plastic
  • print_cart
  • scrap_metal
  • shoes
  • soil
  • telephone_drct
  • tvs_monitors
  • used_oil
  • wood_timber

Asbestos, Batteries, Car Batteries, Cardboard, Carpet, Cartons, Clothes, Cooking oil, Electrical , Fluorescent tubes, Fridges and Freezers, Furniture, Garden waste, Glass, Hardcore and rubble, Hard plastics, Household and garden chemicals, Household waste, Mobile phones, Paint disposal, Paper, Plasterboard, Plastic bottles, Printer cartridges, Scrap metal, Shoes, Soil, Telephone Directories, TV’s and monitors, Used engine oil, Wood and timber.

Recycling A-Z

Accepted material checker

Household and garden chemicals

Princes Drive is licensed to receive household / garden chemicals and paint however, you must complete a chemical waste form in order to do this. Please visit our chemical waste page for more information on how to dispose of garden/household chemicals and paint safely.

  • Hazardous and Restricted Waste

    Information on hazardous waste such as asbestos, chemicals and paint and items that are restricted such as clinical waste, soil/rubble, plasterboard, tyres and gas bottles.

  • Commercial waste

    Information to assist you manage your business waste properly along with what services are available for recycling and disposing of your business waste.

  • Vehicle restrictions

    Restrictions are in place at all of Warwickshire’s recycling centres and restrict vehicles such as vans, pick-ups, trailers and large 4×4’s.

  • Where does the recycling go ?

    For information on where your recycling goes. Any rubbish placed in the household waste container will go to landfill or an energy from waste plant.

  • Pedestrian access

    For safety reasons pedestrian access is not permitted at any of the recycling centres. However if you do not have access to a vehicle please call the waste management team on 01926 412593 where arrangements may be able to be made (48 hours notice required).

  • Maximising recycling

    In order to recycle as much as possible, black bags may be opened by staff and you may be asked to sort and recycle any mixed bags of rubbish. Please remember to pre-sort your rubbish before visiting and place all items in the correct containers. Please co-operate with staff and ask for assistance if required.

Please note:

  • A 6.6ft height barrier is in place at this recycling centre.


Princes Drive household recycling centre

Princes Drive
Leamington Spa
CV31 3PH

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Princes Drive recycling centre, Leamington Spa was last updated on March 27, 2015.