The Dorchester Household Recycling Centre is back in operation after an unexploded device discovered at the site was deemed safe.
Police were called to the depot just after 2pm and brought in bomb disposal experts to examine the object, believed to be a World War II shell.
They have now left the site and St Georges Road has re-opened.
Bomb disposal experts have been called to the Dorchester Household Recycling Centre after the discovery of a suspected unexploded device.
Police were called to the depot just after 2pm and it has been closed while the device is investigated. Other businesses nearby are continuing to operate but St George's Road, which leads to the centre, has been closed until further notice.
A German mine from the Second World War has been found in the Helford River.
The eight foot long parachute mine was discovered by Mark Milburn, a dive centre owner who was fishing for scallops in the mouth of the river:
A Royal Naval bomb disposal team were called to the scene and plan to destroy the bomb tomorrow.