Garden waste and recycling (glass, cans and plastic) services: We are working hard to get these services resumed and will announce a resumption date as soon as we can. We apologise for the inconvenience and thank customers for their patience. Domestic waste, paper/card and trade waste collections remain unaffected by the changes. More details here.
Bulky item collection
We offer a bulky item refuse collection to householders within Allerdale for a small fee.
To arrange a bulky item collection telephone us on 0303 123 1702.
Below is a list of items we can collect. Unfortunately, if your item is not listed then we can't collect it. You may be able to take such items to the Household Waste Recycling Centres in Workington, Wigton or Maryport.
Fees for bulky item collections from 1 April 2019 until 31 March 2020 are £26.90 for a collection of up to six items then an additional £26.90 for each group of up to six items after this.
Prices for a bulky item collection
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Bulky household items we can collect
Please note, if it is not listed here, we are unable to collect the item. Please see the list of Household Waste Recycling Centres for places to take items we do not collect. Certain vehicles such as vans and pick ups are only allowed to use these sites under the permit scheme. Guidance on the scheme and how to apply can be found on the Cumbria County Council Website.
- Bed base (please note, bed base, head board and mattress are classed as three items)
- Bed headboard
- Dressing table
Small electronic items
- Computer/ printer
- Cooker Hob
- DVD player
- Music centre/stereo
- Portable heater (no gas bottles)
- Vacuum cleaner
- Video recorder
- Garden Bench
- Garden Chair
- Garden Parasol
- Garden Parasol Base
- Sideboard / cabinet
- Television stand
Home office furniture
- Chest of drawers
- Computer table / desk
- Wall Unit
- Chest freezer
- Spin dryer
- Tumble dryer
- Washing machine
Once a collection has been booked
Please leave your bulky items out for collection before 7am on the day.