Waste Management

Western Civic Amenity Site

Western Civic Amenity Site, Curragh Road, St Johns (turn left at the Ballacraine crossroads when driving towards Peel and right where the old railway line/Heritage Trail crosses the road).

Western Civic Amenity Site

Curragh Road

St John's

Isle of Man

Telephone: 801158 or 406333

Email: wcas@manx.net

Opening hours

Monday to Saturday: 8am to 4pm
Sunday: 9am to 4pm 

Public holiday closures: New Year's Day, Senior Race Day, Tynwald Day, Christmas Day and Boxing Day

The western civic amenity site is sometimes closed during adverse weather conditions (for example, high winds) or staff training. If you are in any doubt about the site being open, please contact the site.  

  • No asbestos or wood containing elm accepted at the site
    • Other materials accepted;
      Fluorescent light tubes (small charge may apply), lead acid batteries (i.e. car batteries), dry cell batteries (rechargeable or single use batteries), scrap metal, garden waste, glass, cans, aluminium, paper and clothing, dirty engine oil, cooking oil, cardboard, paint, soil, small electrical items. 

    Refuse Collection


    Thursdays: Peel Road (both sides), Ballagarey Estate, Glen Vine Road and roads off. Crosby including Eyreton Lea and Reart ny Chrink, Trollaby Lane. Glen Darragh Road and roads off. South of the Peel Road including Braaid, Ellerslie and Eairy. West Baldwin. Top Road, Crosby from Glen Vine Road to Mount Rule.

    Parish Recycling Facilities

    Old Church Road, Crosby (at the bottom of School Hill)

    Steel Cans (rinsed) are now accepted for recycling with the aluminium cans in the recycling banks.

    Thin white and thin grey card can now be accepted at the paper recycling banks and includes items such as cereal packets and prepared food outer sleeves. Brown card and brown cardboard is not acceptable.

    Household telephone directories can now be placed in the paper recycling banks.

    Dry-cell batteries from clocks, toys, hearing aids, mobile phones and cameras to Manx Co-op stores, Glen Mona Garage and Civic Amenity Sites.

    Lead acid batteries to Civic Amenity Sites.

    Plastic bottles are now accepted for recycling at the Eastern Civic Amenity Site, Middle River Industrial Estate, Pulrose Road, Douglas (entrance opposite Douglas Power Station). The bottles must be rinsed, squashed and lids removed.

    Find out what happens to all the paper, glass, cans, textiles and batteries at www.recycleformann.com

    Energy from Waste Plant

    The Energy from Waste facility processes all of the Isle of Man's 60,000 tonnes of municipal and commercial waste, including clinical, animal and oil waste.
    Website: www.sita.co.im

    December 2021 - Click Here to View (PDF)

    January 2022 - Click Here to View (PDF)


    News/What's On

    Invitation To Tender - Gulley Emptying, Hedge Trimming and Road Sweeping


    The Commissioners invite interest from suitably qualified persons,companies or organisations in respect of the above functions. The areas tobe covered are roadways and attendant adopted footways in the Parish ofMarown but excluding the A1 road (the TT Course) and excludingGreenways and public footpaths in the countryside.

    Full details and a form of tender to be returned by Tuesday December14th 2021 may be obtained from the Clerk to the Commissioners at theaddress below.


    Ian Maule

    Clerk to the Commissioners

    Hall Caine Pavilion,

    Old Church Road,CROSBY

    Tel: 01624 851630

    e-mail: marown.comm@manx.net

    Crosby CO-OP


    Marown commissioners advise that the new CO-OP will be open from 10th September 2021.

    Also, the new car park is disc zoned and is striclty for the sole use for CO-OP and COSTA customers.

    Vehicles will be immobilised if they do not adhere to the parking rules.

    Local Authority Elections (LEA) 2021


    Marown Commissioners (uncontested election)

    Eliza Cox, Christian Henry Forbes, John Simon William Lovelady, Alison Ruth Lynch, Terence Anthony Miles

    The new board will be effective from 1st August 2021 following the LEA Elections on Thursday 22nd July 2021.

    Carol singing for charity


    Marown school choir will once again be carol singing around the Ballagarey estate on the evening of Tuesday 17th December, between 6pm and 7.30pm. 
    The school have a licence this year to collect door-to-door for the Joey Dunlop Foundation, so please listen out for them - and please give generously!

    Marown & District Branch of Isle of Man Anti-Cancer Association


    Spring Coffee Morning at Union Mills Chapel on Saturday 30th March 2019.

    Heritage Trail Closure (Crosby to Peel)


    Click here for more information

    Marown Christmas Fair


    Thursday 6th December

    3:30pm - 5:30pm

    Marown Primary School

    Click here for poster

    Marown 1914-18 Commemoration Tea


    Marown School, Saturday 10th November


    Click here for further information

    Proposed drainage and highway improvements, Garth Road, Marown


    Click here to view a copy of the letter from the DOI

    Operational Policy on Planning Enforcement


    The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA) have produced their ‘Operational Policy on Planning Enforcement’.

    This document details information on how breaches in planning control are identified, responded to and enforced. It also provides information to those who have been accused of a breach.

    We encourage you to read this should you find it of interest. Click here to open the document in a separate window



    Hall Caine Pavilion, Old Church Road, CROSBY
    01624 851630