Bulky waste collections

You can have a wide range of large or bulky items collected from your property by the council using the bulky waste collection service.

By booking a bulky waste collection, you are agreeing to the terms and conditions of the service.

Please note that all items must be ready for collection on the day. The vehicles we use to collect items are large, so If you live on a narrow road please find another way of disposing of your item. 

Before you book

Consider donating the item

There are lots of places that let you donate bulky items for free.

If you have smaller items to get rid of, you might be able to take them to the Household Reuse and Recycling Centre at Kimpton Parkway or include them in your weekly bin collection. Check how to dispose of them in our A to Z of rubbish and recycling


  • 1-3 items for   £35.05
  • 4-6 items for  £58.73

Book a bulky waste collection

What we collect

We are able to collect large and bulky household items which can be carried by 1 or 2 people, such as beds and fridges.

A bed base and a mattress are considered two items. 

What we cannot collect

  • asbestos
  • black bags or general waste
  • boilers
  • bricks
  • builders bags
  • builders waste
  • cardboard
  • car batteries
  • car parts
  • carpets (over 4m x 4m) or underlay
  • any chemicals
  • concrete
  • copper piping
  • fence Panels over 6ft x 6ft
  • fish ponds and tanks
  • flooring (laminate)
  • fluorescent lights
  • garden waste 
  • gas bottles
  • greenhouses
  • glass (must be removed from items before collection)
  • guttering
  • Insulation
  • kitchen worktops or units
  • ladders (over 9ft)
  • large play equipment
  • mirrors (must be removed from items before collection)
  • mobility scooters
  • oil 
  • organic waste (garden waste, food waste) 
  • paint
  • patio doors
  • paving slabs
  • pianos
  • plasterboard
  • polystyrene
  • radiators
  • rubble
  • sand
  • sheds
  • storage heaters
  • tiles
  • trampolines (need to be dismantled completely)
  • wooden pallets

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