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Whetstone Waste Sitephotograph of Whetstone recycling and household waste site

Enderby Road, Whetstone, Leicester, Leics. LE8 6JL
Winter opening times
October 1st to March 31st
9.00am to 4.00pm (Last entry 5 minutes before closing)
Open five days a week.
This site will be closed every Tuesday & Wednesday during the winter period, with the exception of the 23rd and 24th December 2014 when the site will be open.
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)
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.
From Leicester this site can be accessed from the A563 Soar Valley Way.  At the A563/B4114 junction turn onto B4114 Narborough Road South, at B582 roundabout turn left onto Enderby Road and follow signs for the public weighbridge.  Turn left onto the Enderby Road Industrial Estate and the site is at the end of the road.
When approached from the A426 turn right at the roundabout near Westleigh Business Park onto the A426 Blaby By-Pass, at the next roundabout turn right onto B582 Enderby Road, continue on the road and turn right into Enderby Road Industrial Estate.  The site is at the end of the road.
Location map for Whetstone RHWS

This site recycles:

plastic bottles plastics scrap metal food and drink tins and cans clothes and textiles 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 paint cooking oil food and drink cartons plasterboard spectacles icon
Have you ever wondered what happens to your waste and recycling?  Click 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 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.  Asbestos may be disposed of at this site with a permit.  To obtain a permit please call 0116 305 0001.
non-recyclable household waste

hardcore & rubble cement bonded asbestos

  • All Asbestos cement (sheets and broken pieces) should be double wrapped in clear plastic before being brought to site.
  • Do not break or cut the asbestos cement to fit small bags, but double wrap it in clear plastic sheeting
  • Damp down with water to prevent the release of asbestos cement fibres
  • No other types of asbestos can be accepted on the sites
Whetstone transfer station also accepts trade waste

Page Last Updated: 13 December 2013