Opening times, location and the waste taken at Sowerby HWRC.

Coronavirus (Covid-19) update

To allow us to operate these sites safely some restrictions are currently in place. Find out more.

All sites, including mobile HWRCs, have now reopened.


Ox Moor Plantation Lane
North Yorkshire

Opening times

Open everyday except Wednesdays, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

  • April to September - 8.30am to 5pm
  • October to March - 8.30am to 4pm

Please allow enough time to unload your waste before the site closes.

Charges for waste

All residents are charged for the disposal of hardcore, rubble, plasterboard and tyres. There are also charges for some commercial waste.

Restrictions on vehicles

There are restrictions on the vehicles that can use our centres. Residents using commercial or commercial-like vehicles, charities and voluntary organisations need to register their vehicles.

Items that can be accepted here

Find out which items you can deliver to our household waste recycling centres.

Finding Sowerby household waste recycling centre. 

Give us your views on our household waste recycling centres.

Your views are important to us and our contractor Yorwaste, who manage the sites on our behalf, to make sure we are meeting your needs and continually improving our service. You can complete the survey here.

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