Havant Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)
Harts Farm Way
- 8am-7pm from 1 April to 30 September
- 8am-4pm from 1 October to 28 February
- 8am-5pm from 1 March to 31 March
Recycling centres are open seven days a week all year round, excluding 25 and 26 December and 1 January.
- 02392 472683
Site restrictions at Havant HWRC from 16 September to 31 October 2013
Glass bottles/jars are not accepted during this period
Site works are taking place at Havant HWRC in preparation for its new location which is just behind the present location.
During the works the current site has remained open, but temporary restrictions will apply in order to allow works to continue safely.
From Monday 16 September 2013 there will be fewer bin containers and parking spaces available as some additional land is required for the construction. As a result a small number of waste types will not be accepted at the Havant site. These include: glass (bottles and jars etc) and cooking oil.
The reduced capacity and the need to temporarily close the site during bin servicing may result in traffic congestion at busy times along Harts Farm Way.
Parking outside the HWRC and walking in with waste is not allowed. Drivers of large vehicles, vans and cars with trailers are strongly recommended to use alternative sites as there will be limited turning space. The nearest alternative HWRCs are at Waterlooville and Port Solent (Portsmouth).
Port Solent has a vehicle height restriction: vehicles must be able to safely pass under the height barrier of 5ft 9ins or 1.75m. The height barrier is in operation every day except for Friday, and Saturday mornings between 8am and midday. At those times higher vehicles can enter the site.
More about the new site
The new site will feature a split level layout that will make it quicker and easier for local residents to deposit their household waste and recyclables. Site users will not have to climb up steps as the bins will be set at the lower level.
Capacity will also be increased from the current six to 14 bins as well as additional upper level storage for other types of waste, such as old fridges and freezers.
Another benefit of the split level layout is that full waste containers can be removed and replaced without having to close the public access area. This will reduce traffic congestion and also ensure that the HWRC can operate without interruption. The access road will have a stacking lane for up to 46 cars, and there will be car parking spaces on site for up to 19 cars including two disabled bays.
The new site is being built by Geoffrey Osborne Ltd and it is expected to be completed by November 2013. The cost to build the new HWRC is about £943,000.
Approaching from the town centre, follow Solent Road to a large roundabout. Take the first exit and continue over the bridge that crosses the Havant bypass to another (mini) roundabout and take the third exit into Harts Farm Way. The site is located on the right after approx 300 yards. During busy periods, site users are advised to continue along Harts Farm Way to the junction with the A3(M) and then come back on yourself to approach the site on the left. This will help to reduce congestion.
Approaching from Bedhampton & the A3(M)/A27 interchange, cross the A27 into Harts Farm Way, signposted 'Industrial Estate'. Continue for approximately half a mile and the site is located on the left hand side.
Postcode: PO9 1HR
What you can recycle
- Animal waste (domestic animals only)
- Batteries - car batteries
- Batteries - disposable household batteries
- Electrical and electronic items
- Fluorescent tubes
- Garden waste (green waste only)
- Gas bottles (propane and butane only)
- Glass - bottles and jars (not permitted 16 September to 31 October)
- Garden waste
- Lightbulbs (low energy type only)
- Metal items
- Newspapers, magazines and cardboard
- Oil - engine oil
- Soil, rubble and DIY waste
- Wood and timber
- Plasterboard (small amounts only)
- Hazardous household waste - only accepted at 11 specially licensed HWRCs in Hampshire
- Cement bonded asbestos (accepted at Andover, Basingstoke, Efford, Netley and Portsmouth)
- Trade/business waste
- Animal waste - only two double-bagged bin liners will be accepted per household per day.
- Paint - only five litres will be accepted per household per month.
- Soil and rubble - only the the equivalent of a medium-sized car boot full of waste (approximately the contents of six 30 litre bags) will be accepted per household per month.
8am-7pm from 1 April to 30 September
8am-4pm from 1 October to 28 February
8am-5pm from 1 March to 31 March
HWRCs are open seven days a week all year round, excluding 25 and 26 December and 1 January