Electrical fault closes Wigan recycling centre

The main household waste recycling centre in Wigan has been temporarily closed due to an electrical fault.

Monday, 30th July 2018, 11:18 am
Updated Monday, 30th July 2018, 11:22 am
The Kirkless household waste recycling centre

Motorists are currently being turned away from the Kirkless site, in Makerfield Way, Higher Ince.

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But people with waste or recycling are being redirected to the Slag Lane complex, near Lowton, and the Chanters site, near Atherton.

A Wigan Council spokesman said: "We apologise for any inconvenience caused and we will inform the public as soon as the centre reopens."