Bulky item collection

Bulky Items - Please be aware that this service has been temporarily suspended. Unfortunately appointments booked in from 26 March will be cancelled. Waste Management will contact all customers affected by this and arrange refunds to those that have paid for this service. 

Find out your options for disposing of reusable items

Households are eligible for one free bulky item collection of upto five items in a 12 month period. If you require more than five items collecting, this will require an additional collection with a minimum charge of £22. Some items cannot be included in a free collection, these will incur an additional charge from the price list below.

DIY items remain chargeable for all collections.

Bulky item collection service

You can request for the following items to be collected free -

bed frames tumble dryers microwaves
mattresses fridges vacuum cleaners
wardrobes freezers sound systems
tables ovens video and DVD players
chairs cookers lawn mowers
televisions bookcases computers
sofas  headboards bikes
cabinets barbecues washing machines
carpets underlay toys
animal hutches dishwashers  

Collection charges for DIY items

We can collect the following DIY items from you for a charge

Item Cost
Domestic radiators (not iron or brick filled) £22 each
Gas central heating boilers £27 each
Laminate flooring First room £32, additional rooms £16.50 each
Gas and electric fires £22 each
Wooden fire surrounds £22 each
Stone and tile fire surrounds £43.50 each
Bathroom suites £54 each
Single bathroom items £22 each
Kitchen units Single units £22 each, six units or more £54
Kitchen sink unit £22 each
Worktops First three worktops £27, additional worktops £12 each
Fencing panels Up to five panels £32, additional panels £12 each
Fitted wardrobes £32 each
Internal doors First door £22, additional doors £12 each
External doors (all types) First foor £32 , additional doors £12 each
Window frames First frame £22, additional frames £12 each
Shed (must be dismantled) Up to 8ft x 6ft £42, over 8ft x 6ft £65
Greenhouse (must be dismantled) Up to 8ft x 6ft £42, over 8ft x 6ft £65
Piano £40 each
Decking Up to 10 metres £32, each extra metre £12
Other (Unlisted chargeable items) £50

How to request a bulky item collection

You can request a bulky collection using the below form-

Items that cannot be collected

We do not offer collection of -

  • any items which can be recycled in the blue or brown bin
  • bags or boxes of general waste
  • gas bottles (please contact supplier as detailed on bottle)
  • fluorescent tubes
  • asbestos
  • broken glass
  • tyres
  • trees
  • rubble
  • paint tins (empty or full)
  • car batteries
  • fire damaged items

Collection point

Items will be collected from within the boundary of your property and you should tell us the location of the items for example front garden. Items should be accessible from 7am on the scheduled appointment day. Items may be collected by more than one crew for recycling purposes.


If your wheeled bin is presented in a tenfoot, bulky items should be presented in your front garden to enable our vehicle to gain access. If, at the time of collection, access is not gained to the items for any reason, we will leave a customer response card.

Other disposal options

Another option for disposing of your unwanted household items would be to take them to one of our household waste recycling centres, located at Burma Drive, Sutton Fields and Wiltshire Road.

More information on our household waste and recycling centres