Cottingley community spring clean

Spring cleaning is well and truly underway in Cottingley as Councillors Andrew Scopes, Angela Gabriel and Gohar Almass help fund skips for a series of community clean-ups to help residents dispose of their unwanted items.

As the Refuse Team empty the bins on the estate on Mondays and the Cleaner Neighbourhoods Team attend on Tuesdays to clear any side waste and litter pick as necessary, the first three skips will be delivered on Tuesday 8 March to Dulverton Grove, Dulverton Place and greenspace on Cottingley Drive/junction with Dulverton Grove and the second three skips will be delivered on Tuesday 15 March to Dulverton Green, Close and Square.  Both sets of skips will arrive in the morning and be collected later the same day. Staff from Housing and the Cleaner Neighbourhoods Team will also be in attendance on both days.

This is an opportunity for residents to dispose of unwanted items but we would politely request that if you have access to a vehicle it would be helpful if you could take your items to the nearest recycling centre (eg behind Middleton Asda on Holme Well Rd, Middleton, LS10 4TQ or consider a Reuse Shop if the item is still in good/useable condition).

  • If possible, to make best use of the space in the skips, please dismantle your items
  • Please do not leave items around the skips
  • Please also remember there is a Bulky Waste Service (which currently costs £30 per booking but is undergoing a cost review, and is already free of charge to households in receipt of Council Tax Support). You can book a collection via or phone 0113 222 4406 (option 1)

Councillors Andrew Scopes, Angela Gabriel and Gohar Almass (Beeston and Holbeck) said:

“This is a fantastic opportunity for residents of the Cottingley Hall estate to have a spring clear out and get rid of any unwanted items that are cluttering up their home and we have no doubt that the skips will prove to be extremely popular with local residents.”


This post is based on a press release issued by Beeston & Holbeck Ward Councillors