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Shipston recycling centre
Brailes Road (B4035)
CV36 5BE

The postcode CV36 5BE is relatively new so may not yet be updated for use in satnavs or other electronic maps.

Please use CV36 4AP as an alternative although this covers a large area.

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Opening times

Please see section at the top of this page for information on site opening.

Vehicle restrictions

Restrictions are in place at Shipston recycling centre for:

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

A 1.98m (6ft 6in) height barrier is in place at this recycling centre, if your vehicle is larger than 1.98m (6ft 6in) please report to staff on arrival.

Find out more about vehicle restrictions and vouchers.

Types of waste
Accepted Restricted Not accepted
Batteries Fluorescent tubes Ammunition/explosives
Car batteries Hardcore, rubble and soil Asbestos
Cardboard Hazardous/restricted waste Cartons
Carpet Soil Chemicals
Clothes   Clinical waste
Cooking oil   Fireworks
Electrical goods   Gas bottles
Foil, food tins and drink cans   Glass
Fridges and freezers   Medicines
Furniture   Paint
Garden waste   Plasterboard
Household waste   Tyres
Mattresses   Used engine oil
Mobile phones    
Plastic (mixed)    
Scrap metal    
Telephone directories    
TVs and monitors    
Wood and timber    


Commercial and chargeable household waste

This service is available during the opening hours of the site, from Monday to Friday only.

Commercial materials accepted are:

  • garden waste
  • non-recyclable waste
  • wood/timber/chipboard
  • soil/rubble

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.

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 Shipston Recycling Centre.

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

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
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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