History of BKP

BKP was formed in 1964 as the Bennett & King Partnership and operated an agricultural contractor, cleaning out piggeries and spreading sewage sludge on fields. Over five decades later, BKP specialise in the treatment, recycling, recovery, and disposal of all forms of waste for businesses and households.



BKP (Bennett & King Partnership) was formed by the late John King and Bob Bennett when the business operated from Home Farm, Embley in East Wellow.

BKP began its life as an agricultural contractor and the company’s work included cleaning out piggeries and spreading sewage sludge on fields. Tractor-drawn tankers were used originally to haul the cargo.


BKP are the first people to inject sewage sludge into fields in the UK, a process to improve soil conditions. They had contracts with Wessex Water, Thames Water and Southern Water.


Nick Healey becomes the owner of BKP.


BKP acquire Casbrook Park in Timsbury, a 5-acre site where we are still located today.


As well as agricultural work, BKP start tankering effluent from private dwellings and working in the dry waste industry acquiring skip loaders.


BKP secures a contract to transport crude oil from over 20 drilling sites across the Weald Basin to refineries on the south coast. We continue this type of work today.


BKP opens a non-hazardous dry waste transfer station at their site on Bunny Lane.


With the company evolving and getting more involved in recycling the current name is incorporated – BKP Waste & Recycling Ltd. BKP now have a tankering, dry waste and industrial services division.


BKP enters the electronics recycling industry taking in all forms of WEEE waste.


BKP opens its hazardous waste transfer station at Casbrook Park.


BKP celebrates its 50-year anniversary and opens its treatment plant at Casbrook Park.


BKP is sold to Guernsey Recycling (1996) and is the first company in the UK to join the GRG group of companies. 

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