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 2022 - Click Here to View (PDF)


    News/What's On

    Help Marown Church raise funds


    Marown Church will be hosting home made soups and cakes with tea or coffee to help raise church funds. This was previously very well attended by many folk who went to enjoy the event, then run from Foxdale Church (now closed due to major repairs needed), who wouldn't go - good company, great food a bargain feast!


    Every Friday 12.30-1.30 with ample parking.


    All welcome

    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.

    Who was the first Chairman of Marown Parish Commissioners?


    Please help..........



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