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Tom Benson Way, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 1SG

Opening times

From 1 November 2019

Preston recycling centre's opening hours are now 9am-5pm all year round.

Closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year's Day.


The centre is accessed from the B6241 Tom Benson Way and is located on the first roundabout north of Preston Sports Arena.

Additional information

This recycling centre is split level

Permit scheme

This recycling centre operate an access policy and permit scheme which restricts use of the sites by certain large vehicles and trailers.

If you are wishing to deposit inert waste at any of our recycling centres you need to obtain a permit in advance of your visit. If you do not wish to obtain an Inert Waste permit you have the option of using the 'option to pay' service at the recycling centres.

Items you can take to this centre

Types of waste accepted by all recycling centres.

You can also recycle or dispose of:

  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Plastic bags
  • Cartons
  • Ink cartridges
  • Asbestos

Reuse shop

You can buy and take items here that you think someone else may get some use out of. The shop opens at the same time as the recycling centre.

The reuse shop accepts donations and sells:

  • Bric-a-brac
  • Electrical goods
  • Furniture
  • Spare parts
  • Bits'n'bobs
  • Pre-loved bargains