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Princes Drive Recycling Centre

Princes Drive, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV31 3PH

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  • Services / facilities within the grounds include the recycling centre and an Age UK charity shop.


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

Opening Times (Summer 1st April - 30th September)

  • 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 1st October - 31st March)

  • 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.

Vehicle Entrance

  • When you enter the venue there is an entrance to the left which is for public use.
  • The entrance is 350cm wide with a height restriction of 210cm.
  • There is a one way traffic system in operation when you enter the recycle centre.
  • There is no public access to the venue on foot.


  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located to 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 car park surface is tarmac.
    • 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 210cm (6ft 11in).

Recycling Centre

  • There are parking bays to the right and opposite the recycle bins.
  • The bins are signed for each type of recyclable waste.
  • The surface of the recycle centre is concrete and tarmac.
  • The is a one way traffic system in operation with a 5mph speed limit.

Recycling Bins

  • To the front of the recycle bins there is 10cm step that has no handrail and a pathway which is 180cm wide.
  • There is a wall and guard 87cm high to the front of the recycle bins.
  • There is a zebra crossing from the parking area to the right leading up to the recycle bins.
  • There is a dropped kerb leading up to the pathway fronting the recycle bins that has no tactile markings.
  • There are staff on hand to provide assistance if required.

Outside Access (Age UK Charity Shop Pedestrian Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the recycle centre.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The width of the door opening is 130cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front and beyond the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Comments View
    • There is public access into the recycle centre on foot for the Age UK charity shop only.
    • Vehicles are required to use the one way system to visit the shop.
    • There is parking to the front of the shop.

Age UK Charity Shop

  • The shop sells goods from the recycle centre and donated items.
  • The shop is located at the entrance to the recycling centre.
  • The door to the shop opens by sliding.
  • The door is held open and is 230cm wide.
  • To the right as you face the entrance is a portable ramp, which is 110cm wide with no handrails that has a slight gradient.
  • There is a 10cm step to the front of the entrance.
  • The portable ramp overcomes this step.
  • Inside the shop there is a counter which is 89cm high.
  • There is level access inside.
  • There is no hearing loop available.
  • In the courtyard area there is parking available.
  • The nearest parking space to the shop is 22m away.

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.
  • This service cannot be requested.
  • Home visits / services are available.