Reduced winter opening hours set to begin at tips in the Melton borough

Residents in the Melton borough are being advised that winter opening times at recycling and household waste sites begin on Monday.

Friday, 28th September 2018, 12:25 pm
Updated Friday, 28th September 2018, 4:39 pm
Lake Terrace tip at Melton EMN-180928-112202001

The Lake Terrace facility, in Melton, and those at Bottesford and Somerby, will continue to be open five days a week, but for a reduced period from 9am until 4pm.

The five-day pattern of opening is arranged so the sites are open at weekends, with Melton closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and both Bottesford and Somerby closed on Thursdays and Fridays.

Extended opening hours for each of the sites, which are managed by Leicestershire County Council, will resume on April 1 next year.

For more information about when individual sites are open or closed over the winter months, and for more details on recycling and waste in Leicestershire, go online at or call 0116 305 0001.