Hailsham household waste recycling site

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We have made changes to our household waste recycling sites including charging to dispose of soil, hardcore, plasterboard, bonded asbestos and tyres accepted at certain sites.

October to end March:

  • Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am to 1pm

April to end September:

  • Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am to 1pm

Bank Holidays: Open 9am to 1pm (Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day)

Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve: Close at 1pm

What you can bring for recycling

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

Directions

The site is in the south eastern outskirts of Hailsham, off Station Road, BN27 2BY

From George Street in the town centre on the one-way system turn left into Station Road. Continue along Station Road for three quarters of a mile, passing a pond on the left.

Look for a side road on your left just after the national speed limit sign. Turn left into this road. The site is immediately on the right, before the Swan Business Centre.

Site restrictions

  • The site accepts household waste from residents own homes in East Sussex.
  • Trade/business waste is not accepted.
  • Soil and hardcore are accepted at this site and will be charged for.
  • Vehicle height limit of 2 metres (6 feet, 6 inches). The height barrier at this site cannot be opened.
  • Vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of 3500kg or above are not permitted.
  • No vehicles with Luton, flatbed or tipper bodies.
  • Trailers must be no more than 1.2 metres (4 feet) in length, not including the tow bar.
  • Pedestrian access via main vehicle entrance, please beware of vehicle traffic. 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.
  • Small amounts of DIY type waste will be accepted (but some are now charged for). Residents should hire a skip for larger amounts.
  • 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.

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off Station Road, Hailsham, East Sussex BN27 2BY

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

The site is in the south eastern outskirts of Hailsham, off Station Road, BN27 2BY

From George Street in the town centre on the one-way system turn left into Station Road. Continue along Station Road for three quarters of a mile, passing a pond on the left.

Look for a side road on your left just after the national speed limit sign. Turn left into this road. The site is immediately on the right, before the Swan Business Centre.

  • The site accepts household waste from residents own homes in East Sussex.
  • Trade/business waste is not accepted.
  • Soil and hardcore are accepted at this site and will be charged for.
  • Vehicle height limit of 2 metres (6 feet, 6 inches). The height barrier at this site cannot be opened.
  • Vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of 3500kg or above are not permitted.
  • No vehicles with Luton, flatbed or tipper bodies.
  • Trailers must be no more than 1.2 metres (4 feet) in length, not including the tow bar.
  • Pedestrian access via main vehicle entrance, please beware of vehicle traffic. 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.
  • Small amounts of DIY type waste will be accepted (but some are now charged for). Residents should hire a skip for larger amounts.
  • 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