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Loughborough Waste Site

Railway Terrace, Loughborough, Leics. LE11 1HW
Winter opening times
October 1st to March 31st
Open five days a week  (Please see the Recycling & Household Waste Sites page for details of which days this site is closed)
9.00am to 4.00pm (Last entry 5 minutes before closing)
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day

Summer opening times
April 1st  to September 30th
Open seven days a week
9.00am to 7.00pm (Last entry 5 minutes before closing)
This site will be closed every Thursday & Friday during the winter months.
Please be aware that vehicles are allowed access to the site up to 5 minutes before closing time and all vehicles must be off-site by closing time.
Vans, commercial type vehicles (including pickup trucks) and trailers over 4’-6” are restricted on the sites. Drivers of these vehicles require a permit before visiting the site.
The site is located on Railway Terrace to the north-east of Loughborough.
The site can be located by following signs for the Railway Station, which is near to the site.  If approaching from the south on Nottingham Road, turn right into Morley Street, and then turn left onto Falcon Street at the end.  At the junction with Railway Terrace go through the traffic lights and the site entrance is slightly to the left.  If approaching from the north on Nottingham Road, turn left onto Morley Street.
Location map for Loughborough RHWS

This site recycles:

plastic bottles plastics scrap metal food and drink tins and cans aluminium foil clothes and textiles shoes garden waste cardboard paper glass bottles and jars household batteries fridges & freezers fluorescent tubes low energy bulb mobile phones small electrical appliances white goods tvs & monitors car batteries engine oil chipboard wood cooking oil food and drink cartons plasterboard spectacles icon
Ever wondered what happens to your waste and recycling?  Click on any image to find out.
Did you know that all types of household electrical items can be recycled?  Find out more information at  This site features all you need to know about recycling electrical items, including which retailers are taking part in the "take back" scheme.
We also accept pre-sorted household waste that contains no materials that can be recycled.  If you are using any type of van or a trailer over 4'6" in length (from front board to back board) you will need to obtain a permit to tip.
non-recyclable household waste
Construction and demolition waste can be deposited in small amounts, follow link for more information

hardcore & rubble

The County Council has been exploring the potential to upgrade and improve the current building and land to the rear of the RHWS with a view to using the land to transfer waste more efficiently.  The Council has now submitted a planning application, number 2011/L448/02 which can be viewed on the County Council Planning website at
During 2004 and 2005 Loughborough CA Site went through major redevelopment to provide improved facilities for users of the site and enhance recycling performance.  To find out more about this construction click on the link below.
View information on site redevelopment

Page Last Updated: 18 June 2015