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Household Waste Recycling Centre Update  


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May 23, 2020 5:32 pm  

22 May 2020 

Residents were reminded to only visit if absolutely necessary and consider how essential their trip is before setting off.  The recycling centres are for the use of Cheshire West and Chester residents only.


Northwich, Neston, Ellesmere Port, Winsford and Chester HWRCs - update

After two weeks we have reviewed each of the sites and will be returning to normal operating hours, days and traffic management procedures.  These sites will return back to normal on Wednesday 27 May after the bank holiday weekend, so we can manage the expected increase in visitors during the bank holiday.

Frodsham HWRC- update

Frodsham HWRC opened on Friday 15 May, and the additional measures will be in place up to and including Friday 29 May, we will review these and determine the best way forward. 

Frodsham is a busy site in the middle of the town centre, and we are currently using the Station car park for people to queue before entering the site to stop queuing on the narrow road up to the site and onto the highway.  We will need to return the car park back to its normal use shortly to allow people to park.

Tattenhall HWRC - update

We will review Tattenhall in two weeks to determine if we are able to safely open the site when overall demand has decreased.  In the meantime, we would encourage residents to use the other sites for the initial phase of recovery, which may reduce demand and allow Tattenhall to open if and when it is safe to do so.


Opening Hours from Monday 25 May – transition to normal hours and days

Monday – extended (Ellesmere Port, Winsford, Chester, Neston, Northwich, Frodsham)

Tuesday – extended (sites as above)

Wednesday -  Neston & Northwich closed ( EP, Winsford, Chester, Frodsham – 8am-8pm)

Thursday – Northwich closed ( EP, Wins ford, Chester, Frodsham – 8am-8pm.  Neston 9am-5pm)

Friday Neston & Northwich open 9am-5pm (EP, Wins ford, Chester, Frodsham 8am-8pm) 


Frodsham will remain with extended hours up to and including Friday 29 May. From Saturday 30 May sites will be operating as normal with the exclusion of Tattenhall. 

Tattenhall remains closed until further notice.


Vehicle access –update

We continue to monitor the type of vehicles that can access the sites.  These vehicles are currently not allowed to use the recycling centres:

  1. All vans, obvious van with panelled sides are not to be allowed.
  1. All trailers are not allowed.
  2. All pickups are not allowed.
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