Seaford household waste recycling site

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Our household waste recycling sites (‘tips’) have reopened. However, with social distancing necessary, the service is restricted, there may be queues, and you should only travel to a site if absolutely necessary. See Coronavirus – rubbish and recycling in East Sussex.

Mountfield Household Waste Recycling Site - due to road traffic works on the A2100 between 29 June to 29 July, the site can only be accessed from the south/Battle direction.

The site has now reopened to normal hours:

April to end September:

  • Closed Monday to Thursday.
  • Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday 8am to 5pm.

October to end March:

  • Closed Monday to Thursday.
  • Open Friday and Saturday 8am to 4pm, Sunday 9am to 4pm.

Bank Holidays: Closed except Good Friday when the site will open to the usual hours.

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

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)
  • 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

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.

Site restrictions

We have changed the way the sites operate due to coronavirus. For full details, see Coronavirus – rubbish and recycling in East Sussex.

  • 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). The height barrier at this site will not be opened. The only exception is for blue badge holders with taller vehicles who are permitted entrance provided they meet the other site requirements.
  • Vans are not currently permitted at this site. Suitably sized vans and over-height vehicles can instead use the Eastbourne or Newhaven sites 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.
  • No trailers (this is under review).
  • Pedestrian access via dedicated entrance after 3pm for local residents arriving by foot. There is no parking outside or near the site for oversize or other vehicles. It is therefore not permitted to park 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 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

Cradle Hill Industrial Estate, Seaford, East Sussex BN25 3JE

  • Aerosols
  • Aluminium foil
  • Books
  • 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

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.

We have changed the way the sites operate due to coronavirus. For full details, see Coronavirus – rubbish and recycling in East Sussex.

  • 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). The height barrier at this site will not be opened. The only exception is for blue badge holders with taller vehicles who are permitted entrance provided they meet the other site requirements.
  • Vans are not currently permitted at this site. Suitably sized vans and over-height vehicles can instead use the Eastbourne or Newhaven sites 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.
  • No trailers (this is under review).
  • Pedestrian access via dedicated entrance after 3pm for local residents arriving by foot. There is no parking outside or near the site for oversize or other vehicles. It is therefore not permitted to park 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 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: