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Stanton St Quintin

Stanton St Quintin Household Recycling Centre

Stanton St Quintin HRC is closed on Thursdays in Summer, and Thursdays and Fridays in Winter

Summer (1 April - 31 October) open 9am - 4pm

Winter (1 November - 31 March) open 10am - 4pm

Sutton Benger Road, Chippenham, SN14 6BD

01249 750716

Operated by FCC Environment on behalf of Wiltshire Council.

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The reason we are requesting this information is to ensure that access to sites is protected for those people resident in the Wiltshire Council area. People who do not pay their council tax to Wiltshire Council should use the sites provided in their own local authority area.

Important information for all users

From 9 April 2018, you may be asked to provide a proof of address in order to use the household recycling centre.

Acceptable examples include:
•Drivers licence
•Council tax bill
•Utility bill (either a printed or an electronic version is acceptable)
•Your van and large trailer permit, if you are visiting the site in one of these

For more information, download the FAQs.

Stanton St Quintin Household Recycling Centre is open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday during the winter (1 November - 31 March) and Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday during the summer.

It is open between 9am to 4pm during the summer (1 April to 31 October) and 10am to 4pm during the winter (1 November to 31 March).

Generally the centre is particularly busy in the mornings and the day following the weekday closures.  Weekends can also be busy.

Note that the sites are also particularly busy over Bank Holiday weekends.

  • Aerosols
  • Audio cassettes
  • Appliances (large and small)
  • Batteries
  • Bicycles
  • Books
  • Cans (food, drink)
  • Car batteries
  • Car parts (drained of any fluids)
  • Cardboard
  • CDs and DVDs
  • Chemicals (household and garden)
  • Clothes and textiles
  • Computers and monitors
  • Cooking oil (used, domestic)
  • Engine oil (used)
  • Fluorescent light tubes
  • Foil
  • Food and drink cartons (including Tetrapaks)
  • Fridges and freezers
  • Furniture
  • Garden waste
  • Gas bottles
  • Glass (clear, mixed, coloured)
  • Glasses (spectacles)
  • Hardcore and rubble
  • Household waste (excess)
  • Low energy light bulbs
  • Mobile phones
  • Paint - oil based
  • Paint - water based
  • Paper (including newspapers and magazines)
  • Plasterboard
  • Plastic bottles
  • Plastics including packaging and rigid plastics (but no films, wrappers or plastic bags)
  • Printer cartridges
  • Scrap metal
  • Shoes
  • Soil
  • Tyres (car)
  • Telecoms
  • TVs
  • Video tapes
  • Wood and timber

If you have items that you think are reusable, do not take these to the household recycling centres. Instead visit our Large Item Reuse and Collection page for information on various reuse options in Wiltshire. Alternatively, you may be able to take other items to your local reuse charity or charity shop.

We are currently working with the Repair Academy to trial collecting and reusing unwanted household goods from the Household Recycling Centres. Staff at household recycling centres identify suitable furniture, bric-a-brac and white goods for donation to the Repair Academy.


If you plan to visit the site with a van, pick-up, or large trailer, use the link below to apply for a free permit.

Van and large trailer permits

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Last updated: 1 November 2019 | Last reviewed: 1 November 2019