Thriplow Waste Recycling Centre

Provided by:
Cambridgeshire County Council

A road closure on the A505 over the next 2 weekends (17 October and 18 October) and (24 October and 25 October) will affect access to Thriplow Household Recycling Centre, particularly from an Easterly / M11 / Sawston direction.

Diversion route details are available here

Enter "Gravel Pit Hill, Royston, SG8 7HZ” in the search box in the top right hand corner of the screen, select next two weeks from the drop down list and zoom in on the area of interest. Then click on the road closure symbol on the map for diversion route details.

We apologise for the inconvenience this causes.

Thriplow Household Recycling Centre is open for residents who have essential waste that cannot be stored safely at home.

All visitors must book a time slot to enter Thriplow Household Recycling Centre, including e-permit holders.

Please go to our Household Recycling Centres page before visiting - where you can book a time slot, check whether your vehicle requires an e-permit, and view the measures and restrictions in place due to Covid-19.


There are nine Household Recycling Centres (HRCs) in Cambridgeshire. They are managed by Amey under contract to Cambridgeshire County Council.

HRCs are provided for Cambridgeshire residents to bring their household waste.

Further information about disposing of waste, as well as our policies, can be found on our Waste and Recycling webpages.

Opening times

April to September - 8am to 5pm, seven days a week
October to March - 8am to 4pm, seven days a week
Entrance gates shut 10 minutes before closing time

The centre operates Sunday opening hours on bank holidays. It is closed from 1pm on Christmas Eve and closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

Last updated on: 16 October 2020

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Tel: 01223 839 001


Thriplow Recycling Centre, Gravel Pit Hill, Thriplow SG8 7HZ

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