Fosse Cross tip will reopen on Monday following £165,000 repair works.

The site near has been closed since November 8 while works have taken place to strengthen the surfaces at the site and prevent the lower areas from flooding.

Pot holes have also been filled in and white markings added to the upper level as part of the works, which had been postponed during the pandemic.

Fosse Cross will be open for online bookings only from Monday and visitors are asked to separate their waste before arrival so it is ready to unload.

Due to continued drainage works some waste cannot be taken yet, such as asbestos, rubble, plasterboard, large appliances, fridges, freezers and tyres. Anyone wishing to dispose of these items will need will need to visit one of the other four sites available for Gloucestershire residents.

You can find out about other household recycling centres and book a time slot at

Cllr David Gray, cabinet member responsible for waste and recycling, said: “I’m delighted that Fosse Cross HRC is about to reopen and would like to thank all our customers for their patience and understanding during the closure.

“We appreciate it was inconvenient but this investment was essential to enable much needed improvements to be carried out. I’d like to thank our residents for their efforts to recycle as much as they can and we look forward to welcoming them back.”

Cllr Paul Hodgkinson, county councillor for Bourton-on-the-Water and Northleach, said: “I’m pleased that Fosse Cross HRC is about to reopen and would like to thank local residents for their patience while these works have taken place. It has been inconvenient but these improvements will ensure the site remains fit for purpose.”