Household Waste Recycling Centres in County Durham have now switched to winter opening times.

From this week until the end of March, centres will be open during the following hours:

Monday to Sunday – 9am to 3.30pm

• Annfield Plain

• Heighington Lane, Newton Aycliffe

• Middleton-in-Teesdale

• Potterhouse Lane, Pity Me

• Romanway, Bishop Auckland

• Seaham

• Stainton Grove, Barnard Castle

• Tudhoe

Monday to Thursday – 10am to 4pm

Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays – 9am to 3.30pm

• Coxhoe

• Horden

• Thornley

Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays – 9am to 3.30pm

• Hett Hills, Chester-le-Street

Frosterley mobile site is open alternate Saturdays only from 9am to noon. Dates for 2019 are: 20 October; 3 and 17 November; and 1, 15 and 29 December.

All Household Waste Recycling Centres will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

For more information, visit or call 03000 261 000.