Chelson Meadow

Plymouth City Council to re-open Chelson Meadow

Plymouth City Council to re-open Chelson Meadow Recycling Centre

Plymouth City Council plans to reopen the Chelson Meadow recycling centre on Wednesday 13th May. The centre will only be accepting garden waste (not soil), electrical equipment, and bagged household waste.

The following items will NOT be taken:

  • Antifreeze, asbestos or chemicals                
  • Batteries (car or household)
  • Fluorescent tubes or low energy lamps
  • Gas bottles
  • Hazardous waste
  • Plasterboard
  • Paint
  • Oil (cooking or engine)
  • Soil or hardcore

Trailers to require a permit for household waste | Devon 24/7The number of cars allowed onto the site will be restricted, with a maximum of two adults per car and strictly no children. No vans or trailers will be allowed and there will be no pedestrian access to the site. Staff will not be able to help with unloading vehicles.

Visitors will be asked to stay in their cars while queuing to maintain social distancing and to not get out on site until they need to. Anyone who doesn’t comply with the social distancing guidance in place will be asked to leave. No-one should visit if they are unwell.

As always, the centre will only be open Plymouth residents and visitors should display proof of address, such as a council tax, gas or electricity bill, in their windscreen. Opening hours will be 8 am to 6 pm, seven days a week.

Further details on the traffic management arrangements will be announced on Monday 11 May.