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Smallmead and Longshot Lane Waste Transfer Stations

Businesses/traders can take waste to the Waste Transfer Stations at either Smallmead or Longshot Lane.

If you deposit business waste at the Waste Transfer Stations on a regular basis, you can set up an account with FCC Environment (formerly Waste Recycling Group) - who operate the Waste Transfer Station on behalf of re3, by calling 01302 303033. Alternatively the Waste Transfer Station accepts cash and credit card payments. (You can download a credit application pack below).

Businesses will be charged according to the amount of waste deposited at the Waste Transfer Station. The charge is £164.40 per tonne including VAT, with a minimum charge of £41.10 (quarter tonne) including VAT.

The charge for disposing of green waste is £102.00 per tonne including VAT, with a minimum charge of £51.00 (half tonne) including VAT.

You will need to produce a waste transfer note and waste carriers license (if required) at the weighbridge when you arrive on site to deposit your waste.

The Waste Transfer Station is unable to accept hazardous waste from businesses. For details about what type of waste is classified as hazardous, please contact the environment agency.

Opening Times

The Waste Transfer Stations are open:

Monday - Friday: 07:30 - 16:00

Saturday: 07:30 - 12:00

The Waste Transfer Station is closed on Sundays, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and Bank Holidays.

Health and Safety

All businesses depositing waste at the Waste Transfer Station must provide their staff with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

You will need:

  • Hard Hat
  • Steel toe capped boots/shoes
  • High visibility jacket/vest

Please be aware that everyone entering the Waste Transfer Station must be wearing long trousers.

The Waste Transfer Station is unable to provide PPE to businesses and will refuse to accept waste from businesses that do not adhere to the health and safety policy.

Public Weighbridge

Please note that the weighbridges at both sites are open to the public and businesses. If you need to weigh your vehicle, please visit the weighbridge during transfer station opening times. A £36.00 charge is applicable if you require a printed ticket detailing the weight of your vehicle.

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