21st Jan, 2022

Two new sites to open for Coventry residents to drop off their rubbish during bin lorry driver strikes

Tristan Harris 4th Jan, 2022 Updated: 4th Jan, 2022

TWO NEW drop off sites for people to dispose of their rubbish will open in Coventry on Thursday, January 6.

The sites at Wyken Slough and Leicester Row car park – operating from 8.30am to 4.30pm seven days-a-week, are part of Coventry City Council’s contingency plans during the bin lorry driver strike.

As things stand, strike action is planned to go ahead on Wednesday and Thursday, January 5 and 6, and all week next week – from January 11 to 15.

Four other sites are already open across the city – at Hearsall Common (off Beechwood Avenue), Sowe Common car park, War Memorial (main) car park and Cheylesmore car park (off New Union Street)

Directions are below, no appointment is necessary and people can visit – www.coventry.gov.uk/dropsites – to find out more about the sites.

Click here for our report on the latest bin strike information and talks between the city council and the Unite union.

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