Seaford household waste recycling site

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Changes to opening times - from the week beginning Monday 6 October, the Seaford, Forest Row and Wadhurst household waste recycling sites will be open Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Exact opening times for the Seaford site are listed below. Household Waste Recycling Site changes – frequently asked questions

Asbestos – you can no longer dispose of asbestos at Seaford Household Waste Recycling Site. The nearest site is Newhaven. It is also accepted at Eastbourne, Hastings and Heathfield.

Seaford Household Waste Site location map
Seaford Household Waste Site location map

Directions

Two miles from Seaford town centre on Cradle Hill Industrial Estate, BN25 3JE

From Seaford train station, take the A259 towards Eastbourne. Look for the Downs Leisure Centre on the left and take the next left into Alfriston Road.

At the cemetery turn left into Cradle Hill Road.Then take the second turn on the right into the Industrial Estate. The site is at the far end of the road.

Opening hours

  • October to end March: Closed Monday to Thursday, Friday and Saturday 8am to 4pm, Sunday 9am to 4pm
  • April to end September: Closed Monday to Thursday, Friday to Sunday 9am to 6pm
  • Bank Holidays: Open Good Friday to usual hours
  • Christmas: closed Boxing Day Friday 26 December 2014

The nearest alternative household waste recycling site to Seaford is the Newhaven site.

What you can recycle

  • Aluminium foil
  • Aerosols
  • Bric-a-brac
  • Car batteries
  • Cans/Tins
  • Cardboard
  • Cooking oil
  • Electrical goods
  • Engine oil
  • Fluorescent tubes/Energy saving bulbs
  • Furniture
  • Fridges/Freezers
  • Glass bottles/Jars
  • Green garden waste/Christmas trees
  • Hardcore/Rubble
  • Household batteries
  • Metal items
  • Newspapers/Magazines/Junk mail/White Telephone Directories
  • Plasterboard
  • Plastic bottles
  • Soil
  • Textiles/Shoes
  • Timber/Wood
  • TVs/Computer monitors
  • Yellow Pages

Accepted

  • Household waste
  • Chemicals

Not accepted

  • Bonded asbestos
  • Trade/Business waste
  • Tyres

Site restrictions

  • Vehicle height limit of 2 metres (6 feet, 6 inches). Barriers can be opened for household waste brought in taller vehicles, provided they meet the other site requirements.
  • Vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of 3500kg or above are not permitted.
  • No vehicles with Luton, flatbed or tipper bodies.
  • Trailers must be single axle and no more than 1.8 metres (6 feet) in length, not including the tow bar.
  • Pedestrian access via dedicated entrance. There is no parking outside or near the site for oversize vehicles. It is therefore not permitted to park oversize vehicles outside or near the site and bring waste into the site on foot.
  • Large heavy bags like tonne bags or hippo bags should not be used. Staff will not be able to help residents unload them if brought to the site. Containers are available on site to allow residents to decant the material if necessary.
  • Only 6 small bags (roughly 25kg each) of soil or hardcore will be accepted per calendar month, per household.
  • Only 4 sheets or 6 small bags (roughly 25kg each) of plasterboard will be accepted per calendar month, per household.
  • Small amounts of household chemicals will be accepted in sealed and clearly labelled containers.
  • Soil conditioner, made from green garden waste collected at the household waste recycling sites and from the kerbside collection schemes, is available to buy at the site.

See also:

Responsible authority

  • East Sussex County Council