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New Bradwell Recycling Centre & Rubbish Tip

7 September 2022

Information & Advice on New Bradwell council tip

Here is everything you need to know about the New Bradwell Recycling Centre at Newport Road. It includes a map, address, opening hours, important rules about what is and isn't allowed, and lots more useful information.

Don't get confused! The New Bradwell site appears as MK Waste Disposal and Recycling Centre in Google searches.

Note: if you’re looking for info on all of Milton Keynes’ recycling centres, take a look at our Milton Keynes recycling centre guide



New Bradwell recycling centre (MK Waste Disposal and Recycling Centre) is located at Newport Road, New Bradwell MK13 0AH.


Location Map of New Bradwell recycling centre

new bradwell recycling centre map


Opening Hours

New Bradwell recycling centre is open 7 days a week with varying opening hours throughout the year. 

1st October - 31st March: Monday - Sunday 8am - 5pm 

1st April - 30th September: Monday - Sunday 7am - 7pm



Booking a time at New Bradwell

To use the site you must reserve a slot by booking online or telephone

Here is a link to their website & online booking and contact number (01908 252811)

This can be done up to 7 days in advance and new booking slots are released every day on a rolling basis. 1 booking is a 15 minute slot and if you can’t make your time, the council advises that you simply rebook as they can’t change existing bookings.

When making your booking, confirm the registration number of the vehicle you plan to use. To enter the site, you’ll need:

  • Confirmation email
  • Same vehicle registered upon booking (if you are hiring a car, bring the hire documents)
  • Proof of address in Milton Keynes (e.g. driving licence, a recent bill with your address on it, mortgage statement or tenancy agreement, NHS card)


Site rules as outlined by the council

  • Do not come to any sites if you feel ill or are displaying Covid-19 symptoms
  • Wear gloves when unloading waste
  • Sensible footwear required (no flip-flops or sandals)
  • No smoking on site
  • Do not bring pets or children
  • Wear trousers, not shorts
  • No mobile phones on site


Vehicle access and restrictions

  • Cars under 2 metres high
  • Car plus trailer under 2 metres high
  • Van under 2 metres high
  • Maximum vehicle weight 3.5 tonnes


What waste is accepted:

  • Asbestos - but only if securely wrapped
  • Batteries and car batteries
  • Cooking oil and used engine oil
  • Electronic and electrical items, e.g. computers, laptops, mobile phones, lamps
  • Fire extinguishers - contents must be identifiable
  • Furniture e.g. tables, beds, mattresses, etc
  • Gas bottles (contents must be identifiable)
  • Hardcore and rubble
  • Some hazardous waste items. See our advice before booking
  • Household and garden chemicals
  • Light bulbs, low energy bulbs and fluorescent tubes
  • Mixed textiles and clothes
  • Paint
  • Tyres
  • Videos, vinyl records, CDs and DVDs
  • White goods e.g. fridges, freezers, washing machines, cookers, etc  
  • Wood and timber
  • Other household waste


What is not accepted:

  • Hot ashes or disposable BBQs
  • Trade waste 
  • Commercial asbestos



Contact details

For any specific questions, you can contact the waste and recycling team at Milton Keynes council:

Telephone: 01908 252570

Email: [email protected] 

Customer Services address: Milton Keynes Waste Recovery Park (appointment only), 9 Dickens Road, Old Wolverton, Milton Keynes MK12 5QF


Other information

  • Payments only accepted by credit card (credit accounts available to high frequency users)
  • Pre-sort your waste before arrival (mixed loads will be charged at the highest rate)


Reuse options

Unfortunately, there are no reuse at the New Bradwell recycling centre, or at any of the Milton Keynes council's recycling centres. Luckily, we have a guide to reusing and freecycling in Milton Keynes so you can figure out what to do with items that still have some life left!


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