Recycling disruptions today and tomorrow

Recycling disruptions today and tomorrow
21 October 2019

Orkney Islands Council is advising that, due to technical issues with a recycling lorry, today's (Monday 21 October) recycling collection in Area 6 - East Holm/Tankerness/Deerness - was not completed. The Council plans to pick up from the below affected streets on Thursday (24 October).

  • Stembister Road
  • St Andrews School
  • B9052
  • Ocklester Road
  • Greenwall Road
  • Woodstock Road
  • Warthill Road
  • Lower Cornquoy Road
  • Upper Cornquoy Road
  • Cornquoy Road
  • B9052

Trade trade customers in St Andrews, Tankerness and Toab are also affected.

The mechanical problems means tomorrow's (22 October) collections are being postponed until Thursday (24 October), for these streets/roads in Areas 2 and 7:

In Area 2 - Kirkwall West:

  • Holm Branch Road
  • Upper Crantit Road
  • Braedon Court
  • Scapa Court
  • Balfour Hospital
  • Hornersquoy
  • New Scapa Road
  • Hornersquoy Lane
  • New Scapa Road
  • Scapa Crescent
  • Holm Branch Road
  • Foreland Road
  • Old Scapa Road
  • Crantit Park
  • Orquil Road
  • Old Scapa Road
  • Scapa Pier
  • Harbour Buildings Scapa
  • New Scapa Road
  • Scapa Distillery
  • A964 + Orquil Cottages
  • Empty at Chinglebraes
  • Old Scapa Road A964

(Trade collections also affected)

In Area 7 - Kirkwall (South), Holm, Burray (North):

  • Lynn Road
  • Lynn Crescent
  • Mackenzie Drive
  • Mackenzie Park
  • Mackenzie Place
  • Watson Place
  • Watson Park
  • Watson Close
  • Watson Drive
  • Rope Walk
  • Claymore Brae
  • Grassick Court
  • Easdale Loan
  • Claymore Court
  • Royal Oak Court
  • Easdale Loan
  • Easdale Close

The Council is planning to carry out the postponed collections on Thursday 24 October. Stay tuned to the Council’s OIC Updates Facebook page and the News section of the Council website for any updates.

School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY

Telephone: 01856 873535

Email: customerservice@orkney.gov.uk

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