Decision details

Cross border Household Recycling Centre (HRC) use by Dorset residents

Decision Maker: Dorset Council - Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No



(a)       That an additional £405,000 in the 2020/21 budget to cover payments to Hampshire County Council (HCC) and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council (BCP) be provided  to allow Dorset residents continued access to Somerley, Millhams, Christchurch and Nuffield HRC’s; 


(b)       That authority be delegated to the Portfolio Holder for Customer, Community and Regulatory Services in consultation with the Executive Director for Place to finalise arrangements with HCC and BCP councils.


(c)        That the provision of a new Household Recycling Centre (HRC) and waste transfer facility in the east of the County be investigated as part of a wider HRC review;


(d)       That a survey be undertaken of the use of all Dorset Council HRCs by residents outside Dorset, to help inform the HRC review and future HRC strategy.

Report author: John Sellgren

Publication date: 06/11/2019

Date of decision: 05/11/2019

Decided at meeting: 05/11/2019 - Dorset Council - Cabinet

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