Household Reuse and Recycling Centre (HRRC)

Vans and large vehicles at the HRRC

Residents with a van or large vehicle get a maximum of 8 visits or a maximum of 500kgs per household per rolling 12 month period. You may be turned away if you have reached the 8 visits or the 500kgs limit. 

Visits to the site are by appointment only and must be booked in advance. To book please read our Visiting the the Household Reuse and Recycling Centre page.

Vehicles considered as a van and large vehicle:

  • Any large or small van (including hire vans)
  • Pick-up trucks
  • Mini buses with 10 seats or more
  • Any vehicle that has side panels instead of rear windows
  • Any vehicle where the seats have been permanently removed

If you are unsure if your vehicle is classed as a van or large vehicle please refer to the HMRC definition of Car derived vans and Combi Vans .

Vehicles not allowed access at any time:

Large and heavy vehicles cannot use the site. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Vehicles over 3.5 tonnes max gross weight
  • Vehicles over 5 metres in length
  • Luton style box vehicles (including any high sided vehicles)
  • Vehicles with more than 4 wheels
  • Tipper trucks or false sided vehicles
  • Vehicle and trailer over 5 metres combined