Helhoughton Road, Fakenham NR21 7DY - find us on Google maps
Our recycling centres may not always be open – check the recycling centre closures page for updates on which ones are closed before you visit.
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
We accept items from your own home.
We do not accept fly-tipped items at this recycling centre.
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).
You can bring up to three bags of litter to this site – but you need to notify us first. Find out how to drop off your litter.
Items for sale
This site has a reuse shop where you can buy unwanted items for bargain prices. Reuse shops are now open.
You can also buy these items directly from our recycling centres, subject to stock:
- Bags of compost for £3.50 a bag, which contain approximately 40 litres of compost made from recycled garden waste
- Compost bins are £10 for a 220 litre home compost bin and you can buy one and get one half price (limited to 2 per customer)
- Winter gritting salt is £5 for a 26kg bag
- Garden waste sacks are £5 each, for storage and transport of garden waste
Save money, protect the environment and consider others. Turn off your vehicle engine when parking at the recycling centre.
Pedestrian access is currently restricted for safety reasons. To arrange access on foot, call 0344 8008020 and tell us the date, time and site you wish to visit, and your contact details. Please call us at least two working days before you wish to visit.
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.