Historic Landfill

What are historic landfill sites?

Historic landfill sites are places where records of waste being received to be buried are now closed or covered.

The information is held by local authorities, the former Department of the Environment, the British Geological Society and the Environment Agency.

Understanding historic landfill maps

The pink areas show the boundaries of known historic landfill sites within England and Wales.

For information about the site click within the area on the map.


What landfills are/have been in your area?
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