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Civic amenity sites

  • Update on Friday 23 February 2024

    Emergency repairs at Springfield Avenue civic amenity site

    Our civic amenity site will be closed to vehicles from Tuesday 27 February while we carry out repair work. Pedestrians can use the Springfield Avenue site. To avoid traffic or parking issues in the area, you could use our recycling sites nearby at Blackstaff Way and Agnes Street.

  • Guidelines for using our civic amenity sites

    • Cars can access all our civic amenity sites. A maximum limit of two cars on site applies to Agnes Street and Springfield Road civic amenity sites. There is a one-way system in place at Cregagh Road.
    • Pedestrians can access Springfield Road and Agnes Street civic amenity sites. 
    • Vans and light goods vehicles cannot access any of the civic amenity sites. If you have a van or light goods vehicle, use one of our recycling centres.
    • In the event of queues or delays, co-operate with any traffic arrangements in place and the instructions from staff.
    • Show respect for our staff at all times. We have a zero-tolerance policy on work-related violence.
    • Last admission to each site is 15 minutes before the site is due to close.
    • All site users must follow these rules. Failure to do so will result in users being asked to leave the site.
  • Locations and opening hours

    The amenity centres are located at:

    • Agnes Street (between Crumlin Road and Shankill Road)
      Address: 2 Huss Row, BT13 1EE
    • Springfield Avenue (off Springfield Road near Falls Road)
      Address: 1 Springfield Avenue, BT12 7BA
    • 368 Cregagh Road 
      Address: 368 Cregagh Road, BT6 9EY

    Last admission to each site is 15 minutes before the site is due to close.

    Normal opening hours for Agnes Street and Springfield Avenue

    Day Opening time Last entry Closing time
    Monday  9am 5.15pm 5.30pm
    Tuesday 9am  5.15pm 5.30pm
    Wednesday 9am  5.15pm 5.30pm
    Thursday 9am  5.15pm 5.30pm
    Friday 9am  5.15pm 5.30pm
    Saturday 9am  4.45pm 5pm
    Sunday  12 noon  4.45pm 5pm

    Normal opening hours for Cregagh Road 

    Day Opening time Last entry Closing time
    Monday  9am 4.45pm 5pm
    Tuesday 9am  4.45pm 5pm
    Wednesday 9am  4.45pm 5pm
    Thursday 9am  4.45pm 5pm
    Friday 9am  4.45pm 5pm
    Saturday 9am  4.45pm 5pm
    Sunday  Closed
  • What can I bring to the civic amenity sites?

    You can bring these items:

    • General household waste that can’t be recycled
    • Glass bottles and jars
    • Paper
    • Tins
    • Cans
    • Textiles
    • Household rubble (maximum quantity allowed is two 25kg bags)
    • Cardboard
    • Scrap metal
    • Green waste (Springfield Avenue and Cregagh Road only)
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