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Decision details

Improvements to the Household Recycling Centre and changes to bring bank sites

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To consider the recommendations





1.    Authority be delegated to the Managing Director, Place and Growth, in consultation with the Cabinet Member, Clean and Green Environment to:

1.1  Implement improvements to the household recycling centre at Swindon Road to optimise the site layout, provide better signage, enhance internal safety barriers and fencing and replace existing bring banks within existing budgets;

1.2  Agree a suitable date to close the household recycling centre at Swindon Road for a maximum of 2 days to enable the improvements set out at 1.1 to be completed;

1.3  Subject to further public consultation, review the collection of residual waste and garden waste at the household recycling centre and implement any changes necessary to ensure environmental and financial benefits are maximised;

1.4  Review and increase the range of recycling materials accepted at the household recycling centre for both re-use and recycling ensuring environmental and financial benefits are maximised;

2.    Approve the retention of third party bring banks only and the removal of Cheltenham Borough Council provided bring banks on the following sites:  Asda – Hatherley Lane, Everest Road, Church Piece – Charlton Kings and High Street Car Park as soon as possible.



Contact: Karen Watson Email:

Report author: Karen Watson

Publication date: 13/06/2019

Date of decision: 11/06/2019

Decided at meeting: 11/06/2019 - Cabinet

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