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Cherry Orchard Recycling Centre

Pipers Lane, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2SS

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Introduction

Opening Times (Summer)

  • Monday 09:30 - 15:15.
  • Tuesday 09:30 - 15:15.
  • Wednesday 09:30 - 18:15.
  • Thursday 09:30 - 15:15.
  • Friday 09:30 - 15:15.
  • Saturday 08:30 - 17:45.
  • Sunday 08:30 - 17:45.

Opening Times (Winter)

  • Monday 09:30 - 15:15.
  • Tuesday 09:30 - 15:15.
  • Wednesday 09:30 - 15:15.
  • Thursday 09:30 - 15:15.
  • Friday 09:30 - 15:15.
  • Saturday 08:30 - 16:15.
  • Sunday 08:30 - 16:15.

Location

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

Outside Access (Access Point)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Piper's Lane.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located as you enter.
    • 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 level changes with no dropped kerbs.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The road is generally busy.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 200cm (6ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • There are additional parking bays is in front of the recycling bays whilst unloading items for recycling.

Centre Access

  • The venue operates a one-way system.
  • There are two zebra crossings for pedestrians leading to various recycling areas.
  • Throughout the venue there are kerbs to negotiate. Some are dropped kerbs.
  • There is not tactile paving on the dropped kerbs.

General Recycling Bays

  • The height of the recycling bays is 97cm.
  • The bays are side by side with no walkways between.
  • The parking bays in front of the recycling bays are 250cm x 550cm.
  • Not all of the recycling bays have marked parking in front of them.

Bottle - Carton and Paper Cup Banks

  • The height of the bottle banks is 149cm.
  • The highest reach to recycle cartons and paper cups is 155cm.
  • The lowest reach is 97cm.

Miscellaneous Recycling

  • The height of the container for mattresses is 28cm.
  • The height of the bins for print cartridges is 106cm.
  • The height of the container for fluorescent tubes is 55cm.
  • There is a container for cooking oil and motor oil.
  • These containers require assistance from a member of staff.

Clothes Bank

  • The height of the clothes bank is 137cm.
  • There is a medium height kerb to negotiate at this area.

Trailers

  • There is a dedicated parking space for trailers.
  • Trailers have a 6ft length limit and must be single unbraced.
  • The width of the bay is 3m.

Age UK Reuse Shop

  • The shop is to the left as you enter the recycling centre.
  • The ramp leading to the entrance of the shop is moderate.
  • This ramp is 110cm in width, with handrails on both sides.
  • The width of the door to the shop is 75cm.
  • There is not sufficient room for a wheelchair inside the shop.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

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