From 10th  February 2020, the number of times you can visit the Recycling Centres in a year, depends on the size of your vehicle.

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Adswood Road Recycling Centre

Adswood Road Recycling Centre, Adswood Road, Cheadle Hulme, SK8 5QY

Important information about building and DIY waste

Any waste produced by tradespeople or builders you hired to carry out improvements, repair or alterations to your home is classed as business waste and can’t be disposed of at any of our Recycling Centres. Always ask a tradesperson to include waste disposal in their quote.

If you are recycling or disposing of business waste, visit the business waste page.


In September, the recycling rate for Adswood Recycling Centre was 48%

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Vehicles under 2 metres high

Opening Times

Monday to Sunday – 8am to 6pm

(Open as usual on Bank Holidays)

Closed on Christmas Day (25th December) and New Year’s Day (1st January)

For household waste and recycling only.

No business or trade waste allowed.


Sort your waste and recycling before you visit, so you can easily put it in the right container.

Using a hire vehicle?

Take your hire vehicle documents with you when you visit.

Vehicles under 2 metres high - What can I take to the Recycling Centre?

Vehicles over 2 metres high

If your vehicle is over 2 metres high you will not be able to access Adswood Road Recycling Centre due to the height barrier. You can still take your waste and recycling to:

Bredbury Parkway in Bredbury (Due to essential maintenance, the entrance for vehicles over 2 metres high at Bredbury Parkway is closed to the public and traders. It will reopen late 2019.)

Longley Lane in Sharston

Vehicles over 2 metres high - What can I take to the Recycling Centre?

Vehicles under 2 metres high - What can I take to the Recycling Centre?

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