Household Waste Recycling Centres

Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) opening of sites following COVID-19

There are 14 household waste recycling centres (HWRCs) across the county where you can take your household waste.  

HWRCs will remain open with some restrictions in place to protect the safety of our staff and residents. 

Find out more about visiting a Household Waste Recycling Centre.

The individual HWRCs will open on their usual days and times:

Ambleside HWRC  
Rothay Road  
Ambleside  
LA22 0EE

Monday to Sunday 8am to 6pm

What3Words address: ///acquaint.kindness.mixing

Barrow HWRC
Walney Road  
Ormsgill  
Barrow-in-Furness  
LA14 4RH

Winter Opening hours - Monday to Sunday

Sun 30th Oct - Sun 6th Nov: 8am to 11am - 12pm to 5pm 

Mon 7th Nov - Sun 15th Jan: 8am to 11am - 12pm to 4.30pm

Mon 16th Jan - Sun 2nd Feb: 8am to 11am - 12pm to 5pm

Mon 3rd Feb -  onwards: 8am to 11am - 12pm to 6pm

What3Words address: ///speak.issued.keen

Carlisle HWRC
Bousteads Grassing  
Rome Street  
Carlisle  
CA2 5LE

Monday to Sunday 8am to 6pm

What3Words address: ///wash.cargo.print

Brampton HWRC 
Townfoot Industrial Estate  
Brampton  
Cumbria  
CA8 1SW 

Every day except for Tuesday 10am to 6pm

What3Words address: ///passage.baker.managed

Clay Flatts HWRC
Solway Road  
Clay Flatts  
Workington  
CA14 3YA

Monday to Sunday 8am to 6pm

What3Words address: ///garden.pillow.frames

Penrith HWRC
Flusco   
5km west of Penrith near Newbiggin  
CA11 0JB

Monday to Sunday 8am to 6pm

What3Words address: ///grins.panics.lakes

Frizington HWRC
Yeathouse Road  
Frizington  
Whitehaven  
CA26 3QR

Winter Opening hours - Monday to Sunday

Sun 30th Oct  to Sun 20th Nov - 8am to 4.30pm

Mon 21st Nov to Sun 29th Jan - 8am to 4pm  

Mon 30th Jan to Sun 26th Feb - 8am to 5pm

Mon 27th Feb onwards - 8am to 6pm

What3Words address: ///division.reliving.initial

Grange HWRC
Guides Lot 
Allithwaite Road 
Grange-over-Sands 
LA11 7EN

Thursday to Saturday 8am to 4pm

What3Words address: ///webcams.tidy.push

Kendal HWRC
Canal Head  
Kendal  
LA9 7DB

Monday to Sunday 8am to 4pm

What3Words address: ///tribal.until.rises

Kirkby Stephen HWRC
Hobsons Lane  
Kirkby Stephen  
CA17 4RN

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday  8am to 6pm

What3Words address: ///wimp.founding.tacky

Maryport HWRC
Glasson Industrial Estate  
Maryport  
CA15 8NX

Monday to Sunday 8am to 6pm

What3Words address: ///defends.clockwork.trains

Millom HWRC
Redhills Quarry  
Millom  
LA18 4LD

Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 8am to 4pm

What3Words address: ///harnessed.booklets.decks

Ulverston HWRC
Morecambe Road  
Ulverston  
LA12 9BU

Monday to Sunday 8am to 6pm

What3Words address: ///freely.impressed.stuns

Wigton HWRC
Syke Road  
Wigton  
CA7 9NE

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 8am to 6pm

What3Words address: ///these.powering.anyway