Helhoughton Road, Fakenham NR21 7DY - find us on Google maps
1 October–31 March 9am–4pm, 7 days a week
1 April–30 September 9am–5pm, 7 days a week
This recycling centre may be periodically closed for periods of up to 30 mins during opening hours. This is due to health and safety whilst service vehicles empty or change the bins.
Open as usual on bank holidays but closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day
Hempton Main Recycling Centre is quarter of a mile from A1065 Fakenham - Swaffham Road. Take the A1065 south out of Fakenham. It is signposted from the A1065 on the 'S' bend.
Items you can and cannot bring
Types of waste we accept/do not accept at all our recycling centres.
We accept DIY waste at this site using the Pay As You Throw service.
We accept business waste at this site, for a charge.
We don’t accept hazardous waste (eg asbestos, paint).
Following the Government's recent announcement Reuse Shops will close on Thursday 5 and additional items such as compost bins, green bags and bagged compost will be unavailable until further notice.
This site has a Reuse Shop, where you can buy or donate unwanted items, including things like crockery, records, books, bikes and furniture. We welcome any household items that can be resold. Speak to an on-site recycling advisor for more information.
We sell compost at all our recycling centres, for £3.50 a bag. The bags are hand-filled to approximately 40 litres.
You can pay with cash (up to £10), credit and debit card (chip and pin and contactless).
Guidance for using our recycling centres
Please abide by the rules of the recycling centre and follow the advice and instruction of the recycling centre staff. View our full terms and conditions.