SIX recycling centres across the county will be closed in May for a Spring clean.

Oxfordshire County Council's Household Waste Recycling Centres will be closed on different dates to carry out a deep clean and essential maintenance.

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Only one site will be closed at a time for two days and the clean will include jet washing the sites and structures, repainting lines and safety areas and other general and grounds maintenance.

The sites that will receive a deep clean are:

  1. Alkerton - Wednesday 8th & Thursday 9th May
  2. Ardley - Tuesday 14th & Wednesday 15th May
  3. Drayton - Thursday 16th & Friday 17th May
  4. Stanford - Tuesday 21st & Wednesday 22nd May
  5. Oakley Wood- Thursday 23rd & Friday 24th May
  6. Redbridge - Wednesday 29th & Thursday 30th May

Steve Burdis, Principal Officer for the County Council Waste Team said: "All closures are on quieter midweek days to minimise disruption and sites will reopen at 8am the following day. For practical and safety reasons we need to close the sites for this short period and apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and thank residents for their understanding.”