Southampton tip/dump

Opening hours and visiting

The Southampton Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC), also known as the tip/dump, is open 7 days a week (closed 12.30-1pm), except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day when the site is closed. Appointments are not required to visit this HWRC.

  • 9am to 5pm 1 March to 31 March
  • 9am to 6pm 1 April to 30 September
  • 9am to 4pm 1 October to 28 February


Southampton HWRC
City Depot & Recycling Park,
First Avenue,
Southampton SO15 0LJ

Height restriction

A 1.75m height restriction barrier will be in use Monday to Friday.

Find out more about the HWRC.

What can I take to the recycling centre? SHOW

What can't I take to the recycling centre? SHOW

Other information and materials

There are some specific rules for visiting the centre if you are driving larger vehicles or disposing of certain materials. 

Driving to the recycling centre SHOW

Charges for soil, rubble, plasterboard and asbestos SHOW

Recycling asbestos SHOW

Trade waste SHOW

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