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Crowborough household waste recycling site

This 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.


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.

Site restrictions

  • The site accepts household waste from residents own homes in East Sussex.
  • Trade/business waste is not accepted.
  • You do not need to book a visit in advance.
  • Soil, hardcore and plasterboard are accepted at this site and will be charged for.
  • Any one who does not pay the charges on site will be invoiced the disposal plus administration costs via Sussex Police's Operation Crackdown vehicle tracing scheme. 
  • Vans are only permitted on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Van drivers must bring their driving licence and one other form of ID such as a recent utility or Council Tax bill.
  • 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. The only exception is for Blue badge holders with taller vehicles 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.


Wealden Industrial Estate
Farningham Road
East Sussex

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