Getting to our Visitor Centre

Allerton Waste Recovery Park is just off the A168 near Knaresborough (postcode HG5 0SD).

If you're coming to our Visitor Centre, here are a few handy tips. You can also see a map showing how to access the Visitor Centre car park here.

Parking: The Visitor Centre has its own car park, which has designated disabled, coach and electric parking bays. With the exception of coaches, all vehicles are required to reverse park on site.    

Driving on site: Allerton Waste Recovery Park has a 9mph speed limit. The Visitor Centre car park operates on a one-way system and the entrance and exit are marked on the map below. The exit barrier will open automatically when your vehicle approaches it.

Directions: We are located on the A168, which runs parallel with the A1M between Junction 47 (signposted A59 York and Knaresborough) and Junction 48 (signposted Boroughbridge and Ripon).

From the North: Exit A1M at Junction 48. Follow road to roundabout and take third exit onto A168. Continue for 3.3 miles. Allerton Waste Recovery Park is signposted on the left. After turning left into the site, go straight forward. The access road bends to the right and, immediately after the bend, you take a right turn into the Claro House Visitor Centre car park.

From the South: Exit A1M at Junction 47. Take the 3rd exit on roundabout onto the A59 (signposted York). After approximately 500 yards, take first left hand turn towards Boroughbridge. At the T junction turn right onto A168. Continue for 1.8 miles. Allerton Waste Recovery Park is on the right. After turning into the site, go straight forward. The access road bends to the right and, immediately after the bend, you take a right turn into the Claro House Visitor Centre car park.

Please observe the 9mph speed limit and reverse park on site.