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Rayleigh

Residents from Thurrock and the Southend-on-Sea Council areas are not permitted to use this facility.   Staff at the centres may ask for proof of residency from visitors (council tax bill or driving licence) Detail of vehicles, as well as names and addresses, may be recorded for monitoring purposes.  For information on recycling centres in your area please contact your local council. 

Address

Castle Road, Rayleigh, SS6 7QF

 

Opening hours

16 October to end of February

9am to 4pm every day

1 March to 15 October

9am to 5pm every day

Closed

Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve closed from 1pm

Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day

Vehicle and site restrictions

Vans, pick-ups and other commercial-type vehicles – including those privately owned - are not allowed to use this site.

Customers attempting to park prohibited vehicles outside the site and carry waste in will be turned away.

Rayleigh recycling centre only accepts the following amounts of DIY waste:

  • In any 28-day period you may not exceed three wheelbarrow loads (one car boot) of soil, hardcore or gypsum-based products including plasterboard and dry wall lining, and one wheelbarrow load of tiles.
  • In any six-month period you may not exceed three large ceramic items (e.g. toilet or wash basin), one uPVC or wooden window frame, one uPVC or wooden door, three wooden internal doors or any elements of a built-in kitchen

Your nearest recycling centre that accepts vans and limited DIY waste is Pitsea.

What you cannot bring to recycling centres

  • Asbestos  
  • Chemicals and other toxic substances
  • Clinical waste
  • Dead animals
  • Fireworks, ammunition and explosives
  • Fuel
  • Hazardous waste
  • Japanese knotweed
  • Landlord's waste
  • Pesticides
  • Poisons
  • Trade or commercial waste