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Annfield Plain HWRC (tip) will be closing early on Wednesday 11 August from 4.30pm for more ongoing works at Morrison Busty Industrial Estate. Please use Hett or Potterhouse Lane.

Annfield Plain HWRC (tip)


Annfield Plain household waste recycling centre operates every day.

Opening hours

We are currently operating on Summer opening hours (April to September), as follows:

DayOpening Times
Monday9.00am - 6.00pm
Tuesday9.00am - 6.00pm
Wednesday9.00am - 6.00pm
Thursday9.00am - 6.00pm
Friday9.00am - 6.00pm
Saturday9.00am - 6.00pm
Sunday9.00am - 6.00pm

Note:All recycling centres are closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day, other Bank Holidays operate using weekend opening hours.

Before you set off - what you need to know

  • Give enough time to unload your waste before closing time of the site, otherwise you may be refused entry.
  • If you've got a large load we advise you to get there at least 30 minutes before closing.
  • Sorting your waste into material types before visiting the recycling centre may save you time at the site.

Please note site staff will open bags to sort the waste.

Check how busy your recycling centre is

Visit our Recycling centres (tips) page to check to see how busy your local recycling centre is before you set off. You can also see whether the recycling centre is open or closed.

virus

Please follow government guidance when visiting our sites and be aware that there may be long wait times. Use the map on this page to plan your visit.

To understand the measures in place to make our recycling centres Covid-secure, and what you need to do when you visit, see Visiting a recycling centre (tip) - Covid19 information

What you can dispose of at a recycling centre

Recycling centres are for household waste only. Staff on site may ask you about the type and quantity of waste you are disposing of, if they believe it may be business or landlord waste.

The following items can be recycled at this site:

  • soil and rubble
  • wood and plasterboard
  • garden waste
  • scrap metal
  • gas bottles
  • waste oil and car batteries
  • tyres (maximum of 5 tyres)
  • household batteries
  • TV's and monitors
  • fridges and electrical appliances
  • fluorescent light tubes
  • paper and cardboard ( only wrapping paper and card without foil and glitter can be recycled)
  • cans and glass
  • plastics and cartons
  • textiles and shoes
  • cooking oil
  • general waste and carpets (accepted on site, but not separated for recycling)
  • asbestos, household and garden chemicals (permit required)

Business and landlord waste

Commercial and trade waste is not accepted at this recycling centre.

If you are a business or landlord, Stainton Grove HWRC (tip) is the only recycling centre in County Durham where you can legally get rid of your trade waste. 

Find out more about how you can dispose of your waste on our Commercial or trade waste collection and Waste from landlords pages and view our Trade waste price list.

Find us

Morrison Busty Industrial Estate, Annfield Plain  DH9 7XW

Contact us
Customer Services
03000 26 0000