Coventry bin drop-off sites will change after council succeeds in collecting city waste


Coventry City Council has announced that the opening hours for bin drop-off sites across the city will change. It comes after Tom White Waste successfully collected household waste and recycling from the city.

From this weekend (April 9), seven out of nine sites will operate at reduced hours and from Monday April 18, the War Memorial Park drop-off site will close permanently – this is how the park can prepare for BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend. Hearsall Common will remain open seven days a week.

With the changes to the sites, garden bins (with brown lids) will again be collected. The city council said these could be emptied again due to access to more garbage trucks.

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Yard waste collections will resume on Tuesday, April 19. They will be emptied the same day as your blue-lid recycling bins.

From this Saturday, the following sites will only be open on Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 8 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. Wyken Slough will only be open on Saturday and Sunday.

  • Sowe Common car park
  • Leicester Row car park
  • Wellington Street car park
  • Coventry Community Resource Center
  • Willenhall Social Club car park
  • Telfer Road parking lot

All sites are expected to close permanently on May 16, 2022. This is when permission for Environment Agency sites will also expire.

You can check your bin collection days here.

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