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Runcorn Household Waste and Recycling Centre

Picow Road Farm, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 4UB

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Introduction

  • Runcorn Household Recycle Centre has a small recyclable entrance and a large recyclable entrance. There is a pedestrian walkway to access the two recycle centres.

Opening Times (April - September)

  • Monday 08:00 - 20:00.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 20:00.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 20:00.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 20:00.
  • Friday 08:00 - 20:00.
  • Saturday 08:00 - 20:00.
  • Sunday 08:00 - 20:00.

Opening Times (October - March)

  • Monday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Friday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Saturday 08:00 - 18:00.
  • Sunday 08:00 - 18:00.

Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Runcorn.
  • There is not a tram stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Outside Access (Small Recyclable Entrance / Exit)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Picow Road Farm.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 380cm (12ft 6in).

Outside Access (Large Recyclable Entrance / Exit)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Picow Road Farm.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 400cm (13ft 1in).

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located at the front of the recycle bins.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • 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 and block paving.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 2100cm (68ft 11in).
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There is a one way traffic system in operation for vehicles entering the venue. Parking is allowed at the front of the recycle bins.

Level Change (Pedestrian Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located on the pathway between the recycle centres.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 130cm (4ft 3in).
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is/are 1 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 not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • The entrance gives access to the large and small recycle centre.
    • The are designated markings on the ground to identify the public pathway.

Small Recycle Centre

  • The small recycling centre is for cardboard, tyres, mattresses, paper and plastic.
  • There is level access to the recycle bins.
  • Staff are on hand to assist if required.

Large Recycle Centre

  • To the front of the recycle bins there is a security barrier with a designated footpath to the front of the recycle bins.
  • Cars are able to park along the front of the barriers to unload.
  • To the front of the recycle bins are numbers and signage to identify the recycle bins.
  • There is an office to the left when you enter to obtain help.
  • Assistance is provided on site if required.

Level Change (Large Recycle Bins)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the recycle bins.
  • There is/are 1 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 not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.