Household Waste Recycling Centres in Cumbria

There are 14 Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) located throughout the County. These centres are large enough for you to drive into the site to deposit your recyclables and household waste. You can see where each of these sites are situated using the site map link at the bottom of this page.

You can use the links below to find out the address and opening hours of each site as well as a list of what types of materials are accepted there.

All of Cumbria's HWRCs operate a trade waste exclusion permit scheme


  • Syke Park, Wigton
  • Clay Flatts Industrial Estate, Workington
  • Glasson Industrial Estate, Maryport


  • Project Furness, Ormsgill



  • Yeathouse Quarry, Frizington
  • Redhills Quarry, Millom


  • Flusco, nr Penrith
  • Hobsons Lane, Kirkby Stephen

South Lakeland

  • Guides Lot, Grange-over-Sands
  • Canal Head, Kendal
  • Rothay Holme, Ambleside
  • Morecambe Road, Ulverston

Map highlighting the location of each of the Household Waste Recycling Centres within Cumbria