Search Suggestions
Close Search Suggestions
A - Z of Resident Services:
You are here:
Hanbury Wharf

Hanbury Wharf Closed Landfill Site

Hanbury Road, Nr Droitwich

<< Back to Recycling and Waste main page

Hanbury Wharf is a closed Landfill site that was operational pre 1974 and closed in 1983. It accepted Domestic household waste and non-hazardous commercial wastes.

It has an average waste depth of 7 metres, a maximum of 12 metres and a minimum of 3 metres. It accepted 581 000m3 of waste over an area of 8.3 hectares.

The site has an active gas control system.   It comprises of twenty-one internal wells linked to a flare stack that burns off the landfill gas in a controlled manner, this ensures that the potential for gas migration is kept to a minimum.   In addition there are twenty seven external boreholes that are monitored for gas and groundwater levels.


Hanbury 1977Hanbury August 2009

                         June 1977                                   August 2009

Further Information

In this section

More Information

See also in our website

External websites

  • Lets Waste Less The website is packed full of ideas to help residents reduce, reuse and recycle their household waste.
  • EnviroSort Has the capacity to receive and sort 105,000 tonnes of recyclable material per year. EnviroSort Website 

We are not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more

Was this information helpful?

Please rate the content of this page
Would you like to provide any additional comments relating to the content of this page? Your feedback will help us to improve the content of our web pages

This page was last reviewed 18 October 2012 at 16:24.
The page is next due for review 16 April 2014.