Recycling and Reuse Centre (the tip)

Pages in Recycling and Reuse Centre (the tip)

  1. Items accepted
  2. Location and opening times
  3. Vehicle access
  1. Book a tip visit
  2. Disposal of controlled or hazardous materials
  3. Charity policy and access

Location and opening times

The Household Recycling and Reuse Centre (the tip) is free to use for the people of Coventry. If you do not live in Coventry, you should visit your local recycling centre in Nuneaton & Bedworth, North Warwickshire, Warwick, Solihull or Rugby

There are restrictions in place for the use of vans, pick-ups and trailers, which can only use the centre up to eight times a year. Please make sure that if you hire or borrow a vehicle it is allowed on the site before you arrive.

The current re-use and recycling rate is 69%


Bar Road off London Road, Coventry, CV3 4AN.

Opening times

The site is closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year's Day.

Opening times for car or small van/trailer

Day(s) 1 April to 30 September 1 October to 31 March
Monday to Saturday 8am to 5.45pm 8am to 4.45pm
Sunday 9am to 4.45pm 9am to 4.45pm

Opening times for large vehicle or trailer

Day(s) 1 April to 30 September 1 October to 31 March
Monday to Saturday 8am to 5pm 8am to 4pm
Sunday 9am to 4pm 9am to 4pm

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the site closes to allow time to unload.

Find out whether you need to book your visit to the tip. For information on what you can take to the tip please see items accepted, or A-Z of rubbish and recycling for information on specific items.

Customer Services

Open 9am–5pm Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays)


Tel: 08085 834333


If you do need to call us,
please try to avoid our busiest times
of lunchtime and early afternoon.

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