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Household waste recycling centre (Council tip)

Dudley Council has a household waste recycling centre situated off Birmingham Street (A458) at Stourbridge. The site is situated through a car park complex approximately 100 metres along the A458 from the Stourbridge Ring Road (DY8 1JE).

Please note that site use will be restricted to Dudley residents only who wish to dispose of their household waste.

Height barriers

Height barriers are in operation at the site. The height barrier is set at 6'-6" (1.98 metres) at the entrance to the car park complex. Any vehicles above 6ft 6" will need to make an appointment.

Please note that the use of small trailers (maximum of 1.8 metres) will only be allowed at this site by prior appointment.

Current opening times

Summer: 1 April to 30 September:

  • Daily: 8am to 4pm

  • Late night Thursday: 8am to 6pm

Winter: 1 October to 31 March:

  • Daily: 8am to 4pm

Closed dates

The centre is open throughout the year but is closed on the following days:

  • 1 January

  • 25 December

  • 26 December

How to make an appointment

To arrange an appointment please contact us using the details at the bottom of the page. Please note that the facility for appointments for small trailers or oversize vehicles will be available to Dudley residents only.

If you use a car towing a trailer or a commercial type vehicle to dispose of your household waste you will need to apply for our van and trailer permit from November 2014.

Commercial waste (trade waste)

Commercial waste is not accepted at this site.

Recycling facilities

This site is a major recycling centre with facilities for recycling the following materials in addition to the deposit of general house/garden wastes:

  • Paper

  • Cardboard (please remove any Polystyrene or plastic wrapping)

  • Food and drinks cans

  • Plastic bottles

  • Timber (including MDF, LDF, HDF, chipboard and laminated boards)

  • Green Organic garden waste (For composting)

  • Bricks, concrete, rubble & ceramics

  • Scrap metal

  • Car and household batteries

  • Used engine oil

  • Cooking oil

  • Textiles

  • Shoes

  • Books

  • Fridges and freezers

  • Small electrical items (if disposing of computers please ensure that you safeguard your personal information)

  • Large electrical items (including old cookers and washing machines)

  • Fluorescent tubes & energy saving light bulbs

  • TVs and monitors 

Anchor Lane Household Waste Recycling Centre

Dudley residents living in the North of the borough are able to use the Anchor lane recycling site.  

Opening times (until September 28, 2018)

  • Monday: 10am to 4pm

  • Tuesday: CLOSED

  • Wednesday: CLOSED

  • Thursday: 10am to 7pm

  • Friday: 10am to 4pm

  • Saturday: 8am to 4pm

  • Sunday: 8am to 4pm

 What can be recycled at Anchor Lane?

Traffic congestion

To minimise traffic congestion at the site it would be appreciated if users would segregate their waste into the suitable categories prior to visiting the site.

Contact Details

  • Name Waste Care, Environmental Management
  • Address Directorate of the Urban Environment, Waste Care, Lister Road Depot, Lister Road, Dudley, West Midlands, DY2 8JW
  • Telephone 0300 555 2345