Authorised Landfill Sites

Understanding the Authorised Landfill Sites maps and data

What are Authorised Landfill sites

Landfill sites are facilities that local authorities and industry take waste to be disposed of in the ground.

The Environment Agency permits and regulates landfill sites to ensure that their impact on the environment is minimised.

The maps show the boundaries of individual landfill sites drawn from plans. However the small scale of these maps make it hard to be completely accurate. Generally the boundaries follow field boundaries or roads and in most cases are within five metres of the actual boundary. If you need more precise information please contact us. The permit number of each site is included on the maps if you want to ask for more details.



Authorised Landfill data is available to download under an Environment Agency Conditional Licence from DATA.GOV.UK


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