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Recycling banks

Recycling centres

There are four Household Waste Recycling Centres in South Lakeland.

Ambleside
Rothay Holme, Ambleside, LA22 0EE
Telephone 01539 432 108
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm, seven days a week

Grange-over-Sands
Guides Lot, Allithwaite Road, Grange-over-Sands, LA11 7EN
Telephone 01539 535 033
Opening hours: 8am to 4pm, Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Kendal
Canal Head North, Kendal, LA9 7DB
Telephone 01539 728 084
Opening hours: 8am to 4pm, seven days a week

Ulverston
Morecambe Road, Ulverston, LA12 9BL
Telephone 01229 581 687
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm, seven days a week

Large vehicle permits

Trade waste is not accepted and only certain vehicles can use the sites subject to a permit scheme.

If you drive a van, pickup, flatbed, or tow a twin-axle trailer up to three metres long you will need to get a free permit.

Apply for a permit or telephone 01228 518 129 for more information.

Using recycling banks

These centres are provided for domestic recycling and not for businesses or for general waste. 

The banks are designed to be used for materials that will fit through the slots provided. Please take larger items to the recycling centres.

Please rinse out any glass bottles, jars, plastic containers and cans.

To tell us about full recycling banks, or any problems, please telephone us.

Report a full recycling bank

The recycling banks can be used for:

  • clean aluminium foil, aluminium and steel cans
  • card and paper
  • glass
  • plastic containers
  • plastic bags

Recycling bank locations

Town / Village Location Cans Card
and
Paper
Glass Plastics
Ambleside Rothay Holme Coach Park Yes Yes Yes  No
Ambleside Rothay Holme HWRC No No No Yes
Arnside Black Dyke Road No Yes No Yes
Arnside Holgates Caravan Park Yes Yes Yes No
Backbarrow Whitewater Hotel Yes Yes Yes Yes
Bouth Black Beck Caravan Park Yes Yes Yes No
Broughton-in-Furness Foxfield Road Yes Yes Yes No
Cark Railway station No Yes No Yes
Coniston Lake Road Yes Yes Yes Yes
Dent Car Park Yes Yes Yes No
Grange-over-Sands Berners Close Car Park Yes Yes No Yes
Grange-over-Sands Guides Lot HWRC Yes Yes Yes Yes
Hawkshead Main Car Park Yes Yes Yes  Yes
Kendal Asda Yes Yes Yes Yes
Kendal Canal Head HWRC Yes Yes Yes Yes
Kendal Morrisons Yes Yes Yes Yes
Kirkby Lonsdale Booths Yes Yes Yes Yes
Langdale Wainwrights Inn  No No Yes No
Levens Lowgate Quarry No Yes No Yes
Milnthorpe Park Road Car Park No Yes No Yes
Sedbergh Joss Lane Car Park Yes Yes Yes Yes
Sedbergh Spar shop car park No Yes No Yes
Staveley Alec Row Car Park Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ulverston Booths Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ulverston Morecambe Road HWRC Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ulverston Outdoor Leisure Complex Yes Yes Yes Yes
Windermere Booths Yes Yes Yes Yes
Windermere Broad Street Car Park Yes Yes Yes No
Windermere Park Cliffe Caravan Site Yes Yes Yes No