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Large item collection

We can collect large household waste items that won't fit in your bin. It’s easy to book a large item collection, and your items will be picked up by one of our teams.

Our large item collection service is most often used by residents who want to get rid of:

  • Beds
  • Mattresses
  • Sofas
  • Fridge/freezers
  • Tables and chairs
  • Bedroom furniture
  • Carpet
  • Washing machine/tumble dryers

You can request a large item collection for up to eight items.


Number of items Price for collection
1 £20
2-8 £20+ £14 per additional item


The following price discounts apply:

  • If you receive full housing benefit and Council Tax Support: 50% discount
  • If you are state pension age and receive full benefits: Free collection

Before you book

There are plenty of people, places and charities that might like your unwanted items. If yours is in usable condition, please consider swapping, selling or donating it.

Read more recycling tips

Book a large item collection

Please call our Customer Care Team on 01403 733144 with a list of items you would like collected. The office is open Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm. Please have your debit/credit card ready for payment.

If you receive Council Tax Support and/or Housing Benefit you are entitled to a reduction in the cost of a large item collection. Please tell us when you call.

Items should be put outside before 6am on the day of collection in an easily accessible location. Please note that we are unable to enter a property to remove items.

Mixed materials collections (currently suspended)

If you have mixed materials that you would like collected, for example building waste or items that do not fit into the single item list above, members of our team will need to come out and price up your materials. This is also known as a supervised collection.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: The mixed materials collection service is currently suspended.