Household Recycling Centres & Recycling Points

With the demand for recycling expanding all the time, household recycling centres provide local residents with additional recycling services for items which are not collected in their kerbside recycling bin. 


The centres are owned and operated by Norfolk County Council and are not for business or commercial use.  There are 20 household recycling centres in Norfolk, four of which are in our borough.

  1. King's Lynn Willow Business Park (Saddlebow, PE34 3RD)
  2. Docking (Docking Common, Fakenham Road,PE31 8NN)
  3. Wereham/Crimplesham (Crimplesham Road, PE33 9DX)
  4. Heacham (Chalkpit Road, PE31 7JE)

You can use our Find my Nearest to locate the closest recycling centre to you

To set your location, enter your postcode and select the required property from the following list:


Opening times


Site Days Open

Times Open

(April - September)

Times Open (October - March)
King's Lynn Daily 9:00am - 6:00pm 9:00am - 4:00pm
Heacham Daily 9:00am - 6:00pm 9:00am - 4:00pm
Docking Friday to Monday 9:00am - 6:00pm 9:00am - 4:00pm
Wereham Friday to Monday 9:00am - 6:00pm 9:00am - 4:00pm


The household recycling centres are open every day of the year except: Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.


Further information is available from our household recycling centre page.


Community Recycling Point Finder


There are nearly 70 community recycling points located throughout West Norfolk to make it even easier for you to recycle.
Most recycling points are located at a central point within the community and are available for residents to use free of charge.
To locate your nearest community recycling point (also known as a bring bank or bottle bank) please select the type of waste you wish to dispose of or the location nearest to you from the drop down lists below:


Search by location:

Search by type of material you'd like to recycle:

You can also view the location of the community recycling points on the map below:


Alternatively, the community recycling points can be found on the downloadable map (pdf 322kb).
In order to keep the sites litter free and safe for all those that use them, please ensure that you place all unwanted items in the correct recycling facility and do not leave waste (including carrier bags and boxes used to transport your waste) at the side of or on top of the bins.
All community recycling points listed are managed by the Borough Council.  Additional recycling facilities maybe provided in selected locations throughout the borough but these are managed by private companies and not endorsed by us.
Please note: Commercial organisations are not permitted to use community recycling points.  For further information about your businesses ‘Duty of Care’ please refer to our commercial rubbish and recycling page.
If you would you like your village or neighbourhood to be considered as a potential location for a new community recycling point please call 01553 782060 or email


Last updated: 28 July 2014
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