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Bruslee Recycling and Civic Amenity Centre

95 Belfast Road, Newtownabbey, BT39 9LS

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  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the borough.
  • This venue is situated in Newtonabbey.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Mossley West.

Opening Hours


  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located adjacent to the containers.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 1 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 400cm x 500cm (13ft 1in x 16ft 5in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 50m (54yd 2ft) from the main site entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is/are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The Blue Badge bay is located at the visitors and staff car park area at the top of the site.
    • There is closer standard parking adjacent to containers where staff are available to assist.

Outside Access (Vehicular Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the access road.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.

Waste Disposal Site

  • Access View
    • The waste disposal site entrance is located off the main road, to the left as you enter.
    • The entrance does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • There is not a pedestrian entrance available.
    • There is step free access throughout the site.
    • The waste disposal site surface is tarmac and concrete.
    • Pedestrian walkways are available.
    • The pedestrian walkways are located in the central area.
    • The pedestrian walkways are clearly marked.
    • Pedestrian crossings are not available.
    • Access to the waste disposal containers is; step free and by ramp/slope.
  • Containers with Ramps/Slopes View
    • The gradient(s) of the ramp(s)/slope(s) accessing the waste disposal container(s) is/are steep.
    • The ramp(s) do/does have handrails/a handrail.
    • Handrails at the waste disposal containers are on both sides of the ramp/slope.
  • Containers with Steps View
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked at some of the waste disposal containers.
    • The step(s) has/have handrail(s) at all of the waste disposal containers.
    • Handrails at the waste disposal containers are on both sides of the steps.
  • Staff Assistance View
    • There is a staff office on site.
    • The staff office is located in the central area.
    • There is step free access into the staff office.
    • A member of staff is available to provide assistance.
    • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.

Level Change (Waste Packers)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located on the ramps leading to the majority of packers.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located leading up to some containers.
  • There is/are 1-2 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).

Toilet with Adaptations

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • Children are not welcomed at the venue.