Where there are only a small number of items, removal will be
carried out by Estates staff. Where it is beyond their capacity a
removal contractor will be employed.
The majority of minor removals will be offered as a free service, unless
the removal time falls outside the hours of 11am to 3pm from Monday to Friday,
or if the staff have to leave the campus, in which case mileage and time will
Procedure for disposal of unwanted furniture & computer equipment
We are able to collect unwanted computer equipment for disposal to
a contractor for recycling. Please download and fill in a
and send it back to us (via email or internal post).
Computers contain heavy metals and should therefore be disposed of in an
environmentally friendly manner. They should NOT be put into
a skip for disposal as there is the possibility of water course contamination
if put into a land fill site. This could render the University liable
We are able to collect unwanted items of furniture and equipment for
storage in the central store prior to redeployment or disposal as appropriate.
Collection of large quantities of furniture may be arranged by an
external contractor if appropriate. Furniture will be evaluated to determine
the possibilities for redeployment, for sale or for disposal as scrap.
Any proceeds from sales will be credited to your expenditure code,
subject to a handling charge.
Furniture for scrap will be disposed of by the most economical means
but any costs will be charged to your cost code.
For initial enquiries please telephone the Helpdesk on +44 (0)1227 823209.
For the removal of minor items of equipment and the disposal of computer
equipment contact Alan Hollister
on +44 (0)1227 823388.