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Free Bulky Goods Collection Service

Cork City Council is operating a free bulky goods collection service over the next ten days across the Northside and Southside of the city. The items that will be collected include bikes, washing machines, electrical goods, large furniture, carpets and sport equipments. The service is aimed to assist householders dispose of large household items in a proper and regulated manner. This year Cork City Council is supporting a Rotary Charity project whereby second hand bicycles disposed of in the bulky goods skips are to be  refurbished and sent to Africa for secondary level school children to get to and from school.

Cork City Council has set up a location at the Civic Amenity site for the bikes to be collected.

The Bulky Goods collection areas for June 2017 are outlined below. The collections run from 8am to 3pm sharp each day. Householder in the areas serviced by the collections will have received a flyer advising them of the day of the collection and the location of the skip. This flyer must be presented to the Litter Wardens supervising the skips in order to avail of the service.

The items which can and cannot be disposed of are as follows:

YES List (Acceptable Materials)

NO List (Materials NOT Accepted)


Cardboard, boxes, cartons , newspapers

Carpets/ vinyl / rugs

Cast iron baths

Electrical / White goods

Construction & demolition waste

Furniture – tables, chairs, beds, mattresses etc.

Domestic refuse and / or bags of refuse

Large toys or sports equipment

Fireplaces, fencing, gates

Old doors, presses etc. (without glass)

Garden or green waste

Sanitary ware excluding cast iron baths



Hazardous waste, waste oil, paints, batteries


Materials that are appropriate to and would fit in a wheel bin


Area 1    North Side (02NW)  - Monday 12th June 2017

Area: Parklands / Larchfield Area

Location: Park Court

Parking Area opposite 2 & 3 Park Court Parklands Cork

(Just off Fairhill Drive) first park on right


Area 2   North Side (02NC)   - Tuesday 13th June 2017

Area: Pynes Valley / Riverview / Meadow Park / Vale Brook Area

Location: Pynes Valley

At rear of First turn to

Pynes Valley outside house 18/17


Area 3 North Side (02NE)  - Wednesday 14th June 2017

Area: Lower Glanmire Road / Summer Hill north / Wellington Road

Location: Alfred Street

Parking area on Alfred Street at railway end of street



Area 4 South Side (02SW) - Monday  19th June 2017

Area: Curraheen Drive / Uam Var  / Elton Lawn

Location: Uam Var Grove

Parking area outside no 24/26 opposite green area


Area 5 South Side  - Tuesday 20th June 2017  (02SC)

Area: Ballyphane

Location: Tory Top Park Community Centre Car park

Entrance off Connelly Road


Area 6 South Side (03SE) - Wednesday 21st June 2017

Area: Mahon

Location: Inchera Park

Parking / Green area in front of no 1 to no 8 Inchera Park  Mahon


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