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Shepshed Waste Site

Hathern Road, Shepshed, Leics. LE12 9RP
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 Tuesday & Wednesday during the winter months.
Vehicles are allowed access to the site up to 5 minutes before closing time. Vehicles must be off-site by closing time.
This site is located off Hathern Road to the northwest of Shepshed.  The site can be accessed from the east via the A512 Ashby Road East.  On the A512 turn right onto Leicester Road, which will change to Forest Street before it bends to the left where the road name changes again to Loughborough Road.  At the end of the road turn right onto Brook Street.  Carry on until the road goes under the M1.  Take next turn on the right down a narrow lane which leads to the site.
From the west use the A512 Ashby Road West.  On the A512 turn left into Tickow Lane.  At the junction with Hallamford Road turn right into Belton Street.  Follow this road as it changes name to Brook Street and until it goes under the M1.  Take the next turn on the right down a narrow lane to the CA site.
Location map for Shepshed RHWS

This site recycles:

plastic bottles plastics tapes and discs 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
Have you 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.
Aluminium and steel food and drink cans can be deposited in the scrap metal container for recycling
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" (from the front board to the back board) you will need to obtain a permit to tip.  Small amounts of construction and demolition waste are accepted, follow link for more information
non-recyclable household waste hardcore and rubble

Page Last Updated: 28 September 2012