Mountfield household waste recycling site

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Our household waste recycling sites (‘tips’) have reopened. With social distancing measures in place, there may be delays and queues into the sites. Vans and vehicles over 2m are permitted on Tuesdays and Thursdays only (except Seaford which doesn’t accept these types of vehicles).

Some household waste recycling sites switch to winter opening times as from 1 October. Please see the individual recycling site webpages for exact opening times.

The site has now reopened to normal hours:

Monday to Sunday: 9am to 4pm

Bank Holidays: Open usual hours (closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day)

Christmas Eve and 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
  • 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 - 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
  • Plastic bottles
  • Printer cartridges
  • Soil - View charges
  • Timber/Wood
  • TVs/Computer monitors
  • Yellow Pages

Directions

The site is on London Road (A2100), between Battle and John’s Cross, TN32 5LX

From Battle:
Take the London Road (A2100) towards Robertsbridge for 3 miles. The site is on the right opposite the entrance to British Gypsum, as the road dips towards the level crossing.

From John’s Cross/A21:
Go towards Battle. You will pass over a level crossing. The site is on the left opposite the entrance to British Gypsum.

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 barrier of 2 metres (6 feet, 6 inches). Barrier can be opened for household waste brought in taller vehicles, provided they meet the other site requirements, on Tuesdays and Thursdays only.
  • Blue badge holders with taller vehicles/vans will be permitted entrance on any day, provided they meet the other site requirements.
  • Vans are permitted on Tuesdays and Thursdays only.
  • Vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of 3500kg or above are not permitted.
  • No vehicles with Luton, flatbed or tipper bodies.
  • 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.
  • 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 (but 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.

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Address

London Road, Mountfield, East Sussex TN32 5LX

  • 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 - 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
  • Plastic bottles
  • Printer cartridges
  • Soil - View charges
  • Timber/Wood
  • TVs/Computer monitors
  • Yellow Pages

The site is on London Road (A2100), between Battle and John’s Cross, TN32 5LX

From Battle:
Take the London Road (A2100) towards Robertsbridge for 3 miles. The site is on the right opposite the entrance to British Gypsum, as the road dips towards the level crossing.

From John’s Cross/A21:
Go towards Battle. You will pass over a level crossing. The site is on the left opposite the entrance to British Gypsum.

  • 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 barrier of 2 metres (6 feet, 6 inches). Barrier can be opened for household waste brought in taller vehicles, provided they meet the other site requirements, on Tuesdays and Thursdays only.
  • Blue badge holders with taller vehicles/vans will be permitted entrance on any day, provided they meet the other site requirements.
  • Vans are permitted on Tuesdays and Thursdays only.
  • Vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of 3500kg or above are not permitted.
  • No vehicles with Luton, flatbed or tipper bodies.
  • 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.
  • 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 (but 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: