Townfoot, Brampton

Brampton HWRC, Townfoot Industrial Estate, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 1SW.
Opening hours: 10am - 6pm, every day except Tuesday

Materials that are accepted at the site at Brampton include:


Materials recycled at Brampton
  • Scrap metal
  • Cans & tins
  • Newspapers & magazines
  • Cardboard
  • Glass (clear, brown, green)
  • Clothing/textiles
  • Shoes
  • Books/DVD
  • Tyres
  • Bicycles
  • Hardcore & rubble/soil
  • Gas bottles
  • Small appliances (hairdryers, irons, microwaves etc)
  • Wood
  • Garden
  • Fridges and other white goods (freezers, ovens, washing machines etc)
  • Oil
  • Car batteries
  • Fluorescent tubes/energy saving lightbulbs
  • Plastics
  • Household batteries
  • TVs and monitors
  • Chemicals ie weedkiller (this must be reported to an attendant when brought on site)
  • General household waste

Trade waste is not accepted.

There is a permit scheme in operation at Brampton recycling centre. This means that if you want to bring your household rubbish using a van, pickup or a twin axle trailer (up to 3 meters long) you will require a permit to do so. For further information on the permit scheme please visit Cumbria County Council's website.

If the material you wish to recycle is not present on the list above or accepted at any of the county's other recycling centres please check the A to Z section to see how else you can reuse or recycle it.

The Environment Agency is responsible for regulating the handling and disposal of hazardous and special waste and will provide information and advice as required. They can be contacted on 08708 506 506 Mon-Fri, 8am - 6pm.

How to find Brampton recycling centre


Site operated by Shanks Cumbria


Note: To ensure a safe visit please follow the site rules and traffic management signage. It is advisable when using the site to wear sensible footwear and if bringing in items that are heavy or sharp, gloves are recommended.