Opening Hours and Location

COVID-19 Update

  • Summerhill Waste Management Centre is open to all customers including domestic and commercial, and for kerbside collections.
  • Customers should consider whether disposal of waste is necessary before visiting and will be required to adhere to the relevant Public Health Order, including staying home if unwell, wearing a face mask, practicing social distancing and checking in using the QR code or the manual sign-in sheet. Cashless payments are preferred.
  • Please visit our COVID-19 Changes to our services page for the most up-to-date information regarding the operation of Summerhill Waste Management Centre.


Landfill operating hours

Plan your trip to Summerhill by making a time allowance to arrive, unload and exit well before the closing times listed below. Vehicles must not enter the site within 15 minutes of closing.

Please remember you must wear enclosed shoes at all times.

Monday to Friday - 7.30am to 5pm (no entry after 4.45pm)

Weekends - 9am to 3pm (no entry after 2.45pm)

Public holidays: 9am to 3pm (no entry after 2.45pm) with the following exceptions:

  • Good Friday - closed
  • Christmas Day - closed

Office hours

Monday to Friday – 8:30am to 4pm
Weekends and public holidays - Closed

Phone 02 4985 6600
Fax 02 4985 6605


Summerhill Waste Management Centre is located at Summerhill Road (off Minmi Road), Wallsend.

Summerhill Waste Management Centre is a large-scale landfilling operation and can be very busy at times with large vehicles and site equipment working in close proximity. The fully trained staff at Summerhill will assist and guide you during your visit. Please ensure that you follow their directions and advice.

Safety Notice
Enclosed shoes must be worn at all times otherwise entry will be refused.