Swanage Household Recycling Centre (Tip)

Information about Swanage Household Recycling Centre (Tip) including opening times and how to find it.


Prospect Business Park
Victoria Avenue
BH19 1EJ

Opening Times

9am - 6pm
9am - 6pm
9am - 6pm
9am - 6pm
9am - 6pm
9am - 6pm
9am - 6pm

Please note: All our household recycling centres are open on bank holidays (excluding Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day). Opening times change on 01 October.

What can I take to the Swanage Household Recycling Centre (Tip)

Yes please

No thank you

  • Asbestos (charges apply)

Charges for certain items

There are charges for bringing certain materials to Dorset Council household recycling centres.

Commercial waste

Please contact W&S Recycling on 01202 979011 or speak with site staff to ascertain prices for disposal.


Asbestos cannot be taken to this recycling centre. Three Dorset recycling centres are licensed to accept cement bonded asbestos: Blandford, Wareham and Weymouth.

Maximum one-off deposit of up to three cement-bonded sheets of 1.8m x 1.2m (approx. 6ft x 4ft). 

Asbestos must be pre-booked before being delivered onto site.

Van and trailer restrictions at recycling centres

Please note that van and trailer restrictions apply at our household recycling centres. Vans must have a valid permit or a hire agreement of a maximum of 3 days.

Vehicles that don't require a permit can use a trailer, but the maximum trailer size is 1.2 metres wide and 1.8 metres long (approx. 4ft x 6ft).

Vehicles that require a permit and are towing a trailer are not allowed to access our recycling centres.

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