Chelmsford City Council

Large item collection

We can collect large items from outside your flat or house, including sofas, fridge freezers and sheds.

Make a request

  

For us to collect your large item, you need to:

  • leave the item at the front of your property or where we collect your bins from before 7am on the arranged collection day
  • dismantle items like sheds, green houses, AGAs and trampolines before collection, and make safe any pieces of glass
  • disconnect appliances from the service supply
  • make sure that your large item is something that we can collect 

To request a large item collection, you will need:

  • your name, address and contact details

  • to pay the correct fee

You will need to pay:

  • £12 for the first item

  • £6 for each additional item

You will need to contact us for an estimate if you have:

  • eight or more items
  • heavy items, such as a shed, green house, Aga or trampoline

You can book your large item collection for a specific day, but you can't reserve a timeslot.

Once you have booked your collection, you will not be able to add or change items.

Your fee is non-refundable.
 

If you live in a flat, or have a communal waste collection, you will not be able to book a large item collection online.


Instead, you can:

You will need to pay:

  • £12 for the first item
  • £6 for each additional item

We will give you an estimate of the cost when you contact us if you have:

  • eight or more item
  • heavy items, such as a shed, green house, Aga or trampoline

 

Once you have arranged your collection with us, you need to:

  • leave the item at the front of your property, or where we collect your bins (bin store) from, before 7am on the arranged collection day
  • dismantle items like sheds, green houses, AGAs and trampolines before collection, and make safe any pieces of glass
  • disconnect appliances from the service supply

You will not be able to add or change items once you have booked your collection.

Your fee is non-refundable.

We only provide this service for residential properties within the Chelmsford area. 

You will need to arrange a commercial waste collection if you need a large collection from a:

  • business    
  • school

  • church

  • charity

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