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Bulky uplift schedule

The isles are divided up into four areas with bulky uplift collections operating on a four week schedule.

The 2021 schedule for all areas is listed below, please note the dates listed may not be when your items are collected, you will be informed of your collection day upon payment:

Burra and Trondra, Dunrossness, Quarff, Cunningsburgh and Gulberwick, Sandwick, Scalloway, and Tingwall

  • January 25

  • February 22

  • March 22

  • April 19

  • May 17

  • June 14

  • July 15

  • August 9

  • September 6

  • October 4

  • November 1 and 29

Delting, Nesting and Lunnasting, and Northmavine

  • February 1

  • March 1 and 29

  • April 26

  • May 24

  • June 21

  • July 19

  • August 16

  • September 13

  • October 11

  • November 8

  • December 6

Fetlar, Unst, and Yell

  • January 11

  • February 8

  • March 8

  • April 5

  • May 3 and 31

  • June 28

  • July 26

  • August 23

  • September 20

  • October 18

  • November 15

  • December 13

Sandness and Walls, and Sandsting and Aithsting

  • January 18

  • February 15

  • March 15

  • April 12

  • May 10

  • June 7

  • July 5

  • August 2 and 30

  • September 27

  • October 26

  • November 22

  • December 20

On the corresponding week, we will collect all the bulky uplift requests that have been booked and paid for in that area.  When you book your bulky uplift, you will be told what day your items will be collected.

Households in Lerwick or Bressay can be collected any week.

There will no bulky uplifts over the Christmas and New Year period.