Rover - Mobile recycling unit

If you have any unwanted items at home whether they are in working order or not; you can now bring them to Rover.

All items brought will be either recycled or reused. The electrical workshop on Bristol Avenue will refurbish broken electrical items. 

We will fix any items that we can. After repair we will give them to local charities for use by residents in need of support.

If we can't repair items then we will take them to the tip for recycling.

Acceptable items

Items that Rover accepts, include:
  • Electrical items (TVs, toasters, hair dryers etc) 
  • Cans 
  • Glass bottles 
  • Plastic 
  • Spectacles- these will be donated to Vision Aid Overseas
  • Mobile phones
  • Paper/cardboard 
  • Wood 
  • Scrap metal 
  • Batteries large and domestic 
  • Clothes and Textiles 
  • Paint
  • Mobility aids
  • Waste fats, oils and greases

Unacceptable items

Items that Rover can't accept, include:

  • No household ‘grey bin’ waste
  • UPVC items
  • Bricks 
  • Rubble 
  • Fence panels 
  • Chemicals 
  • Food waste 
  • Garden cuttings 
  • Asbestos
  • Sofas
  • Mattresses

Collection locations



Rover's Monday recycling routes (North)
Time Location 
9.00 - 9.20am Tarragon Drive, Fennel Close, Thyme Close, Coriander Close, Sage Close, Chive Close.
9.25 - 9.35am Kingcraig Road opposite Dumfries Close covering Kilmory Place and Strathyre Close.
9.40 - 10.10am

Various stops on Briarwood Drive and roads in the vicinity of Ingleton Avenue, Pinewood Avenue, Beechwood Grove, Oakmoor Avenue, Cromer Road, Hastings Avenue, Rossington Avenue, Highcroft Avenue, Inglewood Grove, Longford Avenue, Stainforth Avenue, Ainsdale Avenue, Birkdale, Carnforth Avenue.

10.15 - 10.35am

Various stops on Glenfield Avenue, Frinton Grove, Silverdale, Fairfax Avenue, Cranbrook Avenue, All Saints Road.

10.40 - 11.10am Various stops on Ashfield Road, Sevenoaks Drive, Anchorsholme Lane, Luton Road.
11.15 - 11.35am Various stops on Fleetwood Road, Guildford Avenue, Shirley Crescent, Boston Avenue, Duncan Avenue, Everest Drive, Falkirk Avenue, Caxton Avenue.
11.40 - 11.50am Fire Station Red Bank Road.
11.55 - 12.15pm Hesketh Avenue, Edenvale Avenue.
12.45 - 1.15pm Various stops on Warbreck Drive, Norfolk Avenue, Pembroke Avenue, Duchess Drive, Lowther Avenue, Wolverton Avenue, St Stephens Avenue, Carlin Gate, Shaftesbury Avenue, Knowle Avenue, Northumberland Avenue, Empress Drive, King Edward Avenue, King George Avenue.
1.20 - 1.30pm Warbreck Hill Road with junction of Appleby Road.
1.35 - 1.50pm Various stops on Benson Road, Oregon Avenue, Delaware Road.
2.00 - 2.30pm Various stops on Holyoake Avenue, Ludlow Grove, Stopford Avenue, Jersey Avenue, Brough Avenue, Salcombe Avenue, Salmesbury Avenue, Washington Avenue, Low Moor Road and Elmridge Crescent.
2.35 - 3.00pm Various stops on Normandie Avenue, Kylemore Avenue, Valencia Avenue, Galway Avenue, Limerick Avenue, Fitzroy Avenue, Inver Road, including Devonshire Road between Kylemore and Munster Avenue.
3.05 - 3.30pm Various stops on Northgate, Bryning Avenue, Bromsgrove Avenue, Bethel Avenue, Landseer Avenue, Sunnybank Avenue and Cavendish Road.


Please note: Times for guidance only and these may be subject to delays or shorter collection time due to ongoing bridge work.

Rover's Tuesday recycling routes 
9.00 - 9.15am Junction of Marshdale Road and Millfield Road
9.15 - 9.30am Junction of Lowfield Road and Holgate
9.35 - 9.50am Moorview Close
9.55 - 10.10am Aysgarth Court
10.15 - 10.45am Various stops along Avondale Crescent and Helmsdale Road
10.55 - 11.00am Junction of Lindale Gardens and Kingsmede
11.05 - 11.15am Junction of Lindale Gardens and Faringdon Avenue
11.20 - 11.35am  Junction of Acre Gate and Lennox Gate
11.40 - 11.55am Ayrton Avenue
12.40 - 12.55pm Junction of Sandgate and Kimberley Avenue
12.55 - 1.10pm Junction of Sandgate and Dalton Avenue
1.15 - 1.30pm Junction of Scarsdale Avenue and Roslyn Avenue
1.35 - 1.50pm Junction of Dunes Avenue and Stony Hill Avenue
1.55 - 2.10pm Junction of Abercorn Place and Clifton Drive
2.15 - 2.35pm Greystoke Place
2.40 - 2.55pm Burlington Road
3.00 - 3.15pm Junction of Broadway and Forth Avenue


Rover's Wednesday recycling routes
9.00 - 9.15am Devona Avenue
9.20 – 9.35am Coral Close junction of Cherry Tree Road
9.40 – 9.55am Cherry Tree Gardens
10.00 – 10.15am Moore Tree Drive junction of Wasdale Road
10.20 – 10.35am Sunfield Road junction of Claytongate
10.40 – 10:55am Carisbrooke Avenue junction of Nairn Close
11.05 – 11.15am Taymouth Road junction of Kildonan Avenue
11.20 – 11.35am Roxburgh Road junction of Dunbar Close
11:40 – 11:55pm Florence Street junction of Midgeland Road
12noon– 12:15 Limechase Close
12.55 – 1.10pm Sandy Lane junction of School Road
1.15 – 1.30pm Bramley Close
1.35 – 1.50pm Burbank Close
1.55 – 2.10pm Willowbank Avenue junction of Common Edge Road
2.15 – 2.30pm Walkers Hill junction of Bowgreave Close
2.35 - 2.50pm Askrigg Close junction of Corbridge Close


Rover's Thursday recycling routes 
9.00 - 9.20am Yew Tree Road near the underground recycling units
9.25 - 9.45am Furness Avenue at the junction of  Chipping Grove
9.50 - 10.10am Dingle Avenue
10.20 - 10.40am Fordway Avenue at the junction of Deneway Avenue
10.45 11.05am Kingscote Drive at the junction of Onslow Road
11.10-11.40am Various stops on Broughton Avenue, Drummond Avenue, Larbreck  Avenue and Rathlyn Avenue
11.45 -12 noon Mather Street at the junction of Caledonian Avenue
12.30- 1.00pm Various stops on Spencer Court, Althorp Close and Kyston Close
1.10- 1.30pm Claremont Court
1.35 - 1.55pm Egerton Road at the junction of Chesterfield Road
2.00 - 2.20pm Warley Road at the junction of Sherbourne Road
2.25 - 2.45pm Links Road outside Holy Family Parish Church
2.50 - 3.20pm Various stops on Argyll Road, Gosforth Road, Cleator Avenue, Calder Road, Pierston Avenue, Antrim Road and Knowle Avenue


Rover's Friday recycling routes 
9.00 - 9.20am Marton Drive at the junction with Powell Avenue
9.30 - 10.10am various stops on Bostonway
10.20 - 10.40am Highbank Avenue at the junction with Whalley Lane
10.50 - 11.10am  Penrose Avenue at the junction with Sedbergh Avenue
11.15 - 11.35am Newhouse Road at the junction with June Avenue
11.40am - 12 noon Sunningdale Avenue at the junction with Winton Avenue
12.35 - 12.55pm Langdale Road at the junction with Bowness Avenue
1.00 - 1.20pm Tarnside
1.25 - 1.45pm Seathwaite Avenue at the junction with Castlerigg Place
1.50 - 2.10pm Ribchester Avenue at the junction with Ribby Place
2.15 - 2.40pm Kipling Drive near Kipling Court
2.45pm - 3.00pm Worchester Road at the junction with Doncaster Road

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding your new mobile recycling unit then please email .