Opening Hours and Location

COVID-19 Update

  • All services at Summerhill Waste Management Centre are operating as usual, with the exception of the Summerhill Community Recycling Centre (CRC) which is temporarily closed until further notice.
  • Customers should consider whether disposal of waste is necessary before visiting. Please do not visit the site if you are unwell.
  • All customers are required to adhere to the relevant NSW Public Health Order.
  • All customers are required to wear a face mask and check-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.

Operating hours

Plan your trip to Summerhill Waste Management Centre by allowing time to arrive, unload and exit well before closing time.

Weekdays (Monday to Friday): 7.30am to 4.45pm.
Weekends and public holidays: 9am to 2.45pm. Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day.

Please remember you must wear enclosed shoes at all times.

Office hours

Our Administration Office is open 8.30am to 4pm, Monday to Friday (closed public holidays).

Contact us

Phone: 02 4974 2000
Fax: 02 4985 6605


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

As a large-scale landfilling operation, Summerhill can be very busy at times, with large vehicles and equipment working in close proximity.

Our fully trained staff will guide you during your visit. For your own safety and the safety of others, please follow their directions and advice.