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Booking information

Paint and chemicals are under a different booking process.

Further information on booking disposal of paint and chemicals

Vans are not permitted unless eligible for a voucher. If a voucher is not presented a charge will be made. Business waste is chargable.

Cyclists bringing household waste are welcome and do not need to book. 

On the Eventbrite booking system, to view additional times, click on 'More options' then click on any of the three visible times. You can then use the right arrow key to scroll across to later times.

Car only bookings

Please do not book a car only space for a car and trailer.

Trailer bookings

If you try to visit with a trailer without the correct booking, you will be turned away.


Lower House Farm recycling centre
Lower House Lane
Baddesley Ensor

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Opening times

Summer opening

1 April to 30 September

Winter opening

1 October to 31 March

Monday 9.30am to 3.15pm 9.30am to 3.15pm
Tuesday 9.30am to 3.15pm 9.30am to 3.15pm
Wednesday 9.30am to 6.15pm 9.30am to 3.15pm
Thursday 9.30am to 3.15pm 9.30am to 3.15pm
Friday 9.30am to 3.15pm 9.30am to 3.15pm
Saturday 8.30am to 5.45pm 8.30am to 4.15pm
Sunday 8.30am to 5.45pm 8.30am to 4.15pm

This site is closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

Vehicle restrictions

Restrictions are in place at Lower House Farm recycling centre for:

  • vans
  • pick-ups
  • trailers
  • large 4x4s

Cyclists bringing household waste are welcome and do not need to book. Please be aware of manoeuvring vehicles and take care on site as entrances can be busy.

A 1.95m (6ft 5in) height barrier is in place at this recycling centre, if your vehicle is larger that 1.95m (6ft 5in) please report to staff on arrival.

Find out more about vehicle restrictions and vouchers.

Types of waste
Commercial and chargeable household waste

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

Commercial materials accepted are:

  • garden waste
  • non-recyclable waste
  • wood / timber / chipboard
  • soil / rubble
  • plasterboard / gypsum
  • tyres
  • gas bottles

Find out more about commercial waste.


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.

Household waste is chargeable in any vehicle that is not a car such as:

  • vans
  • pick-ups
  • large trailers
  • large 4x4s
Vehicle type Accepted?
Car Yes - chargeable
Estate car/car derived van (eg Astra van, Fiesta van etc) Yes - chargeable
Small van or pick up (eg VW Caddy, Vauxhall Combo, Ford Connect etc) Yes - chargeable
Twin cab pick-up / large 4×4 Yes - chargeable
Trailers up to 1.83m (6ft) in length Yes - chargeable
Transit vans or larger No
Trailers over 1.83m (6ft) in length No

We provide a 'pay-as-you-throw' scheme at Lower House Farm Recycling Centre.

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

More information on pay-as-you-throw, commercial recycling permits and pre-paid commercial sacks.

Reuse shops
Pedestrian access

For safety reasons pedestrian access is not permitted.

We may be able to make arrangements if you do not have access to a vehicle, please call us on 01926 412593.

We require 48 hours notice.

Disabled access
Site safety
  • Please wear suitable clothing (no open toe footwear)
  • Use gloves when handling sharp/heavy items
  • Place all items in the correct containers
  • Co-operate with staff and ask for advice 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
  • As a driver, be aware of and take care around site users most at risk from road traffic such as pedestrians, older adults, disabled people, cyclists and motorcyclists
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.

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