Location

Burton Farm household recycling centre
Bishopton
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 0RW

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Opening times

Summer hours are in effect from 1 April 2019 to 30 September 2019.

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9.30am to 3.15pm
  • Wednesday: 9.30am to 6.15pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 8.30am to 5.45pm

The centres are busiest at weekends between 11am and 1pm. 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.

Day Winter (Oct to Mar) Summer (Apr to Sep)
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

All sites are closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

Sites closed on other bank holidays are Wellesbourne, Cherry Orchard, Shipston-on-Stour and Stockton.

Body worn video cameras

To enhance the user experience of site visitors, some staff may be wearing a body worn video cameras. Constant recording by this means is not used. Staff will inform site users if recording has taken place.

Vehicle restrictions

Restrictions are in place at all of Warwickshire’s recycling centres which restricts vehicles such as vans, pickups, trailers and large 4x4s.

Please note: Access to this site is via a railway bridge with traffic light controls.

Types of waste
Commercial and chargeable household waste

This service is available during the opening hours of this site, seven days a week.

Commercial materials accepted at this site are as follows: Garden waste, non-recyclable waste, wood/timber/chipboard, soil/rubble and plasterboard/gypsum.

Please see our commercial waste page for more information

Commercial vehicles accepted at this site

If you are planning to bring commercial or chargeable waste to the site, please check the table below for the size of vehicle accepted.

Vehicle type
Car Accepted – chargeable
Estate car/car-derived van (such as Astra van, Fiesta van) Accepted – chargeable
Small van or pickup (such as VW Caddy, Vauxhall Combo, Ford Connect) Accepted – chargeable
Twin cab pickup/large 4×4 Accepted – chargeable
Trailers up to 1.83m (6ft) length Accepted – chargeable
Transit vans or larger No
Trailers over 1.83m (6ft) length No

For charges, payment methods and terms and conditions please see our Pay as you throw information on our commercial waste page.

Commercial recycling permits and pre-paid commercial sacks also operate at this site.

Reuse shops

A charity reuse shop run by Age UK Warwickshire can be found at Burton Farm. 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: 01789 507439

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 to meet the pedestrian at the gate (48 hours notice required).

Site safety
  • Please wear suitable clothing (no open toe footwear)
  • Use gloves when handling sharp/heavy items
  • Place all items in the correct containers
  • Bring someone along with you if you are bringing heavy or awkward sized items
  • Cooperate with staff and ask for assistance if needed Black bags may be opened by staff. You may be asked to sort and recycle mixed bags of rubbish
  • Keep all children and animals inside your vehicle
  • Observe the 5 mph speed limit
  • Be courteous to staff and other customers
  • Comply with all policies such as vehicle and DIY waste restrictions
  • All commercial and chargeable household waste must be paid for Park in marked bays only or as directed by staff
  • Move around on site with caution, do not be distracted by handheld devices such as phones or cameras
  • Wheeled bins are not permitted on site
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