Judkins recycling centre, Nuneaton

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 9.30am – 3.15pm

Saturday and Sunday: 8.30am – 4.15pm

Summer opening hours return from 1 April 2019.

Summer Hours Return in April to this Recycling Centre

Wednesday 0930-1815 hours
Saturday & Sunday 0830-1745 hours

Monday/Tuesday/Thursday/Friday 0930-1515 hours (same as usual)

Effective until 30th September 2019.

Last updated on: March 19, 2019 2:47 pm

Opening times

The centres are busiest at weekends between 11.00am and 1.00pm. 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.

DayWinter (1st Oct to 31st Mar)Summer (1st Apr – 30th Sep)
Monday9.30am – 3.15pm9.30am – 3:15pm
Tuesday9.30am – 3.15pm9.30am – 3:15pm
Wednesday9.30am – 3.15pm9.30am – 6.15pm
Thursday9.30am – 3.15pm9.30am – 3:15pm
Friday9.30am – 3.15pm9.30am – 3:15pm
Saturday8.30am – 4.15pm8.30am – 5.45pm
Sunday8.30am – 4.15pm8.30am – 5.45pm

Items and materials

There are restrictions in place for certain items and materials. Click on the icons below to find more information.

Restricted items

Please click on the relevant icon for further information.

  • asbestos
  • fluorescent
  • gas bottles
  • hardcore & rubble
  • soil
  • plasterboard
  • used engine oil

Not accepted items

Items that are not accepted include paint, chemicals, tyres, ammunition/explosives, fireworks, medicines, clinical waste.

Accepted items

The following items from households are accepted. Please click on the relevant icon for further information.

  • batteries
  • car batteries
  • cardboard
  • cartons
  • clothes
  • Cooking oil
  • electrical
  • food tins & drink cans
  • fridges
  • furniture
  • garden waste
  • glass
  • household waste
  • mobile
  • paper
  • mixed plastic
  • scrap metal
  • shoes
  • telephone directories
  • tvs & monitors
  • wood & timber

Vehicle restrictions

Restrictions are in place at all of Warwickshire’s recycling centres which restricts vehicles such as vans, pick-ups, trailers and large 4x4’s.

Commercial and chargeable household waste

This service is available during opening hours of this site, Monday – Friday only.

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

Commercial (chargeable) vehicles accepted at this site

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

Vehicle type
CarAccepted – chargeable
Estate car/car derived van (eg Astra van, Fiesta van etc)Accepted – chargeable
Small van or pick up (eg VW Caddy, Vauxhall Combo, Ford Connect etc)Accepted – chargeable
Twin cab pick-up / large 4×4Accepted – chargeable
Trailers up to 6’ lengthAccepted – chargeable
Transit vans or largerNot accepted
Trailers over 6’ lengthNot accepted

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

Commercial recycling permits operate at this site. Please note that ‘pre-paid sacks’ are not accepted

Reuse shops

A charity reuse shop run by Chapter 1 can be found at Judkins. 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: 02476 642962

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).

Location and site safety

Judkins household recycling centre, Tuttle Hill, Nuneaton, CV10 OHU

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Site safety

  • Please wear suitable clothing (no open toe footwear)
  • Use gloves when handling sharp/heavy items
  • Place all items in the correct containers
  • Cooperate with staff and ask for assistance if needed
  • Bring someone along with you if you are bringing heavy or awkward sized items
  • 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
  • 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

Judkins recycling centre, Nuneaton was last updated on March 14, 2019.