Bulky item collections

The bulky item collection service is provided by Amey, our waste collection partner, for residents who wish to dispose of items that are too heavy or large to fit into your black bin. 

Arrange a collection

To arrange a bulky item collection, contact Amey on freephone 0800 634 6301.

Fee 

The cost to collect up to five items is £30.75.

Example of item units:

  • Table plus four chairs are five items .
  • Three piece suite are three items.
  • Bed base and mattress are 2 items.
  • Wardrobe is one item (bundle as one if dismantled or broken).

A free service is available for residents who are registered disabled or households where the sole occupants are pensioners (limited to two per year per household).

There are special collection rates for managing agents and landlords, contact Amey for a quote.

Making payment

Payment must be made prior to the day of collection, either by cash, cheque or postal order (payable to Slough Enterprise Ltd).

You can either pay at the site office Monday to Friday between 8am and 4pm or by post to

Amey
White Hart Road
Slough 
Berkshire SL1 2SF

If you are paying by post you will need to include details along with the cheque such as:

  • name and address for collection; 
  • contact telephone number;
  • items to be uplifted and day of collection of recycling and refuse, as this is the same day that the bulky uplift will be made.

Where to leave your items

On your refuse collection day, please leave your item(s) outside your property along with your refuse bins.

If you live in a flat or have any access issues, make sure you inform Amey of your circumstances. Amey will not collect any items from inside your property.

Items we can collect

  • Fridges and freezers (max 2 items).
  • Cookers and microwaves.
  • Dishwashers, washing machines and tumble dryers.
  • Carpets and underlay.
  • Three piece suites, sofas and armchairs.
  • Wardrobes, chest of drawers, desks and TV cabinets.
  • Tables, chairs and dining room furniture (free standing).
  • Televisions, videos, computers, monitors and printers.
  • Vacuum cleaners.
  • Bed frames, headboards, mattresses and cots.
  • Bikes and exercise equipment.
  • Cots, prams and high chairs.
  • Glass topped tables and mirrors (make sure it is properly wrapped).
  • Garden furniture.

Items we do not collect

  • Domestic waste
  • Garden waste 
  • Hardcore and rubble
  • DIY materials
  • Bathroom suites
  • Water tanks
  • Fixtures and fittings (doors and windows etc)
  • House clearances
  • Clothing, fabrics or bags of miscellaneous items
  • Liquids, hazardous waste or gas cylinders
  • Sun beds
  • Sheds
  • Toys
  • Pianos
  • Cars
  • Asbestos

Other ways I can dispose of my bulky items

There are a number of ways that residents can dispose of bulky or other re-useable household items. These include:

  • donating to a local charity, the local community voluntary sector or local second hand shops;
  • selling items through free ads;
  • giving items to friends or relatives;
  • take items to your local household waste recycling centre;
  • use a private waste disposal company;
  • hire a skip from a private contractor.

NRS Healthcare

If you have any equipment supplied by the Berkshire Community Equipment Service (BCES), operated by NRS Healthcare, and no longer need it then please contact NRS Healthcare on 0844 8936 960 to arrange for its collection free of charge.

Collection of the equipment will be made within 10 days of you telephoning them and in most cases much sooner.

Or, if you are able, you can drop the items off at the address below (including Saturday mornings up to 1pm):

NRS label stating 'This equipment is on loan from www.nrs-uk.co.uk. To arrange return call 0844 893 6960'.

NRS National Care
Units 1-3, Ely Road
Theale
Reading
RG7 4BQ 

You can tell if the equipment you have is loaned to you by Berkshire or NRS as the equipment will have a label similar to the image on it.

Remember

Fly-tipping is a crime, which carries a maximum £50,000 fine at Magistrates Court and up to five years in prison and an unlimited fine at Crown Court.