Crowborough household waste recycling site

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During lockdown all household waste recycling sites (‘tips’) remain open to the normal opening hours. With social distancing measures in place, there may be delays and queues into the sites. Vans (less than 3.5t only) are permitted on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays only. Van drivers must bring proof of address with two forms of ID (driver’s licence or recent utility bill) and will be subject to new trade waste inspections.

The site is open as follows:

  • Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 9am to 1pm
  • Bank Holidays: Closed
  • Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve: Close at 1pm.

Please check back to this page for any changes to opening hours. Please don’t rely on the opening hours displayed in Google Maps as this may not be up to date with the correct times.

What you can bring

  • Aerosols
  • Aluminium foil
  • Books
  • Cans/Tins
  • Car batteries
  • Cardboard
  • Chemicals (not recycled)
  • Clothes/Shoes
  • Cooking oil
  • Electrical goods
  • Engine oil
  • Fluorescent tubes/Energy saving bulbs
  • Fridges/Freezers
  • Furniture
  • Glass bottles/Jars
  • Green garden waste/Christmas trees
  • Hardcore/Rubble - View charges
  • Household batteries
  • Household waste (not recycled)
  • Mattresses (not recycled)
  • Metal items
  • Mobile phones
  • Newspapers/Magazines/Junk mail/White Telephone Directories
  • Paint – solvent-based (not recycled)
  • Paint – water-based emulsion
  • Plasterboard - View charges
  • Plastic bottles
  • Printer cartridges
  • Soil - View charges
  • Spectacles
  • Timber/Wood
  • TVs/Computer monitors
  • Yellow Pages

Site restrictions

  • The site accepts household waste from residents own homes in East Sussex.
  • Trade/business waste is not accepted.
  • Soil, hardcore and plasterboard are accepted at this site and will be charged for.
  • Vehicle height barrier of 2 metres (6 feet, 6 inches). Barrier will only be opened for household waste brought in taller vehicles, provided they meet the other site requirements, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays only.
  • Vans are also only permitted on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Van drivers must provide proof of address with two forms of ID such as a driver’s licence or recent utility or Council Tax bill.
  • The only exception is for Blue badge holders with taller vehicles/vans who will be permitted entrance on any day, provided they meet the other site requirements and are able to show their Blue badge.
  • Vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of 3500kg or above are not permitted. No vehicles with Luton, flatbed or tipper bodies.
  • No trailers (this is under review).
  • No pedestrian access.
  • 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.
  • Small amounts of DIY type waste will be accepted (and some are charged for). Residents should hire a skip for larger amounts.
  • Small amounts of household chemicals will be accepted in sealed and clearly labelled containers.

See also:

Directions

Two miles south east of Crowborough town centre in Jarvis Brook, at the end of Farningham Road on Wealden Industrial Estate, TN6 2JR

From the town centre, head down Crowborough Hill (B2100). Before the railway bridge turn right into Station Approach. The train station is on your left hand side. Station Approach leads into Farningham Road towards Wealden Industrial Estate.

The site is at the far end of Farningham Road.

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Address

Wealden Industrial Estate, Farningham Road, Crowborough, East Sussex TN6 2JR

  • Aerosols
  • Aluminium foil
  • Books
  • Cans/Tins
  • Car batteries
  • Cardboard
  • Chemicals (not recycled)
  • Clothes/Shoes
  • Cooking oil
  • Electrical goods
  • Engine oil
  • Fluorescent tubes/Energy saving bulbs
  • Fridges/Freezers
  • Furniture
  • Glass bottles/Jars
  • Green garden waste/Christmas trees
  • Hardcore/Rubble - View charges
  • Household batteries
  • Household waste (not recycled)
  • Mattresses (not recycled)
  • Metal items
  • Mobile phones
  • Newspapers/Magazines/Junk mail/White Telephone Directories
  • Paint – solvent-based (not recycled)
  • Paint – water-based emulsion
  • Plasterboard - View charges
  • Plastic bottles
  • Printer cartridges
  • Soil - View charges
  • Spectacles
  • Timber/Wood
  • TVs/Computer monitors
  • Yellow Pages
  • The site accepts household waste from residents own homes in East Sussex.
  • Trade/business waste is not accepted.
  • Soil, hardcore and plasterboard are accepted at this site and will be charged for.
  • Vehicle height barrier of 2 metres (6 feet, 6 inches). Barrier will only be opened for household waste brought in taller vehicles, provided they meet the other site requirements, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays only.
  • Vans are also only permitted on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Van drivers must provide proof of address with two forms of ID such as a driver’s licence or recent utility or Council Tax bill.
  • The only exception is for Blue badge holders with taller vehicles/vans who will be permitted entrance on any day, provided they meet the other site requirements and are able to show their Blue badge.
  • Vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of 3500kg or above are not permitted. No vehicles with Luton, flatbed or tipper bodies.
  • No trailers (this is under review).
  • No pedestrian access.
  • 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.
  • Small amounts of DIY type waste will be accepted (and some are charged for). Residents should hire a skip for larger amounts.
  • Small amounts of household chemicals will be accepted in sealed and clearly labelled containers.

See also:

Two miles south east of Crowborough town centre in Jarvis Brook, at the end of Farningham Road on Wealden Industrial Estate, TN6 2JR

From the town centre, head down Crowborough Hill (B2100). Before the railway bridge turn right into Station Approach. The train station is on your left hand side. Station Approach leads into Farningham Road towards Wealden Industrial Estate.

The site is at the far end of Farningham Road.