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List of Municipal MRFs Operating in England – Materials Recovery Facilities Known Also as Recycling Centres

We have devoted this page to providing a list of materials recovery facilities in England. Materials Recovery Facilities (MRFs) are also often List of Municipal MRFs - municipal and commercial materials recovery facilities in operation.referred to as Recycling Centres, Waste Processing Sites, Household Waste Facilities, Waste Pre-Treatment Centres, Materials Facilities etc. Their purpose is to remove as much waste as possible, for recycling. They are in effect, pre-treatment centres for all the residual waste that is destined for landfill after the MRF removes as much as possible for recycling. Waste pre-treatment is carried out to at least the minimum standard required by the EU Landfill Directive.

Our list, below, is loosely based on a List Provided as the result of a UK government freedom of information request, in 2013, with additional MRF listed from newer MRF installations. The original list was a pdf titled: “Effective permits for a Waste Operation Activity : End June 2013”.

Materials Recovery Facility Locations – List of Municipal MRFs Operating in England

Operator Name Facility Name Facility Address
1 Closed Loop London Ltd Closed Loop Choats Road Land/premises At, Choats Road, Dagenham Dock, Dagenham, Essex, RM9 6LF,
2 G O’ Brien & Sons (Nationwide Demolition Contractors) Ltd Thornley Transfer Station Unit U, Thornley Ind Est, Shotton Colliery, Durham, County
3 Biffa Waste Services Ltd Irlam – Material Resource Centre Biffa Material Resource Centre, Gilchrist Road, Northback Ind Estate, Irlam, Gtr Manchester, M44 5AY,
4 Environmental Waste Controls Plc Laurel House M R F Laurel House, Kitling Road, Knowsley Business Park, Prescot, Merseyside, L34 9JA
5 Wm M Briers & Son (Tamworth) Ltd The Sort Unit 15b Felspar Road, Amington, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B77 4DP
6 Hali Recycling Ltd Material Recovery Facility Torr Quarry Ind Est, East Allington, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 7QQ
7 O C S Group U K Limited Waste Pre Treatment Centre National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, West Midlands, B40 1NT
8 P D Port Services Ltd P D Logistics Midland Road, Scunthorpe, N Lincolnshire, DN16


9 P D Port Services Ltd P D Logistics Williams Bros Ind Park, Pingwood Lane, Kirkby, Liverpool, Merseyside, L33 4XZ,
10 SBP Ltd Dekura Unit G, Stafford Park 18, Telford, Shropshire, TF3 3BN
11 Pearce Recycling Company Ltd Pearce House Pearce House, Acrewood Way, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4 0JY,
12 Sita U K Ltd Bodmin Materials Recycling Facility Bodmin Business Park, Launceston, Road, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL31 2RJ
13 Sita U K Ltd Barking Materials Recycling Facility Docklands Wharf, 72-76 River Road, Barking, London, IG11 0DS
14 Perrys Recycling Ltd Perrys Recycling Depot Rimpton Road, Marston Magna, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 8DL
15 Perrys Recycling Ltd Perrys Recycling Depot Showground Road, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 6AJ
16 Sita U K Ltd Pool Materials Recycling Facility Wilson Way, Pool, Redruth, Cornwall, TR15 3RT
17 Biowise Ltd Wilcolmlee Recycling Facility Sculcoates Tannery, Wincolmlee, Kingston Upon Hull, N Humberside, HU5 1RL
18 May Gurney Ltd M G Ltd – Waste Transfer Station Supergas Industrial Estate, Downs Road, Minster Lovell, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX29 0SZ
19 Saica Natur U K Limited Stephenson Road Recycling Facility Unit 1, Stephenson Road, Stephenson Ind Est, Washington, Tyne & Wear, NE37 3HR
20 Wirral Metals Limited Wirral Waste Transfer Site Bromborough Road, Port Sunlight, Wirral, C63 9FH,
21 Windmill Sustainable Business Solutions Ltd Windmill Sustainable Business Solutions Ltd Windmill Waste Management M R F, Middlefields Depot, Heddon Way, South Shields, Tyne & Wear, NE34 0NT
22 Hills Waste Solutions Limited Hills MRF Units 3-5, No 2 Porte Marsh Road, Porte Marsh Ind Est, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 9BW
23 Centrol Recycling Group Ltd Centrol Recycling Centre Everite Road, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 8PT
24 Sita U K Ltd Darwen Materials Recycling Facility Darwen Materials Recycling Facility, Lower Eccleshill Road, Darwen, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB3 0RP
25 Devon Contact Waste Ltd Enviro Hub Enviro Hub, March Barton Road, Exeter, Devon, EX2 8NU,
26 B P R Group Europe Ltd Juliette Way Materials Recycling & WEEE ATF Units 38-39, Juliette Way, Purfleet Ind Park, Purfleet, Essex, RM15 4YA
27 Veka Plc Veka Plc Water Orton Lane, Minworth, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B76 9BW
28 Sita U K Ltd East Devon Materials Recycling Facility Unit 54, Greendale Business Park, Woodbury, Salterton, Devon, EX5 1EW
29 A W S Recycling Ltd AWS Recycling Ltd 102-110 St Clements Road, Nechells, Birmingham, West Midlands, B7 5AF
30 Thompson Geoffrey David Hybris Materials Recycling Facility Hybris Business Park, Crossways, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8BF
31 Pulse Environmental Limited Pulse Environmental Ltd Unit 6-7, 210 Church Road, Leyton, London, E10 7JQ
32 Ellgia Recycling Limited Lancaster Way MRF Midland Road, Scunthorpe, N Lincolnshire, DN16 1DG
POST 2013 etc.
33 Amey Environmental Services Allerton Waste Recovery Park Moor Lane (Off A168), Knaresborough HG5 0SD
34 Bywaters Material Recovery Facility Lea Riverside, Twelvetrees Crescent, London, E3 3JG
35 Grundon Waste Management Ltd Materials Recovery Facilities Grundon Waste Management, Ltd. (Colnbrook Depot), Lakeside Road, Colnbrook, Slough, Berkshire SL3 0EG x 6 sites
Banbury, North Oxfordshire

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Leatherhead, Surrey

Reading, Berkshire

Slough, Berkshire

Wallingford, South Oxfordshire

List of Municipal MRFs, facilities also in operation:

In England:

Greenstar Environmental Ltd: Aldridge MRF. Address: Westgate, Aldridge, West Midlands, WS9 8YH

Community Waste Ltd, Materials Recovery Facility (MRF):  Owned by Milton Keynes Council (MKC) and operated by Community Waste Ltd. Contact: Waste Operations, Manager, Milton Keynes Council.

Image shows a Magnetic Separator from the list of waste separation methods.List of Municipal MRFs in Northern Ireland:

Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) in Newry, County Down. operator: Re-Gen Ltd., Commissioned in September 2004, the plant processes 70,000 tonnes of co-mingled household recyclates annually from local authorities in Northern Ireland, the Irish Republic and mainland UK.  Unit 7, Shepherds Drive, Carnbane Industrial Estate, Newry, Co. Down, Northern Ireland.

List of Municipal MRFs in Wales

Atlantic Recycling: Materials Recovery Facility. Address: Ty-To-Maen Farm, Newton Road, Rumney, Cardiff, CF3 2EJ

We hope that our list of Municipal MRFs above is useful. If you know of a MRF which we have omitted, or a new MRF which should be added, please provide the details in the comments form below and we will add it here. Many thanks.

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4 Responses to List of Municipal MRFs Operating in England – Materials Recovery Facilities Known Also as Recycling Centres

  1. Jack Henry 15 April 2018 at 3:33 pm #

    This Was Very Helpful For Teaching My 12 Year Old About Waste Collection and What Happens Afterwards, Thank You!

  2. Mrs B Davis 15 April 2018 at 4:14 pm #

    Who can help me. I want to know all instruments that use in this processes. The name of the instruments

  3. Ernest Torres 15 April 2018 at 4:15 pm #

    Plastic products are not good why not use glass instead. To take care of nature we must careful about plastic products?

  4. Jennifer Wood 23 April 2018 at 6:59 pm #

    You forgot to include Peterborough ERF? The ERF enables the City of Peterborough to divert 85,000 tonnes of residual (black bag) waste from landfill each year, for the next 30 years, recovering vital energy, and also offering the city another important step towards a decentralised energy network.

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