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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 2022 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:. buljky uplifts can be booked and paid on the Council's website

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

  • August 18
  • September 15
  • October 13
  • November 10
  • December 08

Delting, Nesting and Lunnasting, and Northmavine

  • July 28
  • August 25
  • September 22
  • October 20
  • November 17
  • December 15


Fetlar, Unst, and Yell

  • August 04
  • September 01
  • September 29
  • October 27
  • November 24

Sandness and Walls, and Sandsting and Aithsting

  • August 11
  • September 08
  • October 06
  • November 03
  • December 01


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 weekly

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