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Advance notice of site closures over the Grand Départ weekend

We recommend that you visit the following sites on a different day. If visiting an alternative site, plan your route as there will be road closures and heavy traffic.

Skipton household waste recycling centre
Find out when Skipton household waste recycling centre is open, see the types of waste you can recycle here and view location details.
Harrogate Road
North Yorkshire
BD23 6AB

Opening times

  • March - 8.30am - 5pm
  • April - September - 8.30am - 7pm
  • October - 8.30am - 5pm
  • November - February - 8.30am - 4pm

Please allow sufficient time to unload the waste from your vehicle before the above closing times. 

We are closed every Wednesday, and on 25 and 26 December and 1 January.

Restrictions on vehicles that may use our sites

Most residents using cars, estate cars, people carriers or trailers do not need to register. However, if you are using a commercial or commercial-like vehicle you will need to register to deliver your household waste.

Our pdf icon household waste recycling centre guidance leaflet [690kb] advises whether or not you need to pdf icon register to use our household waste recycling centres [202kb].

Items that can be accepted here

  • paper, cardboard, telephone directories, books
  • garden waste
  • glass, food and drink cans, foil, scrap metal
  • plastic bottles
  • mixed textiles and clothes
  • batteries, fluorescent tubes, tvs and monitors, fridges and freezers, large appliances, small appliances
  • furnitures, bric-a-brac
  • car batteries, used engine oil, tyres
  • wood and timber, hardcore and rubble, plasterboard
  • gas bottles, waste for landfill
  • cement bonded asbestos

Please note that we do not allow biodegradable bags to be deposited in the green waste containers.

Commercial waste

This household waste recycling centre will not accept commercial waste. You can deliver commercial waste to Harrogate (Stonefall) or Northallerton household waste recycling centres. Find out more about delivering commercial waste here.

This page was last updated on 25 June 2014