London Borough of Croydon

View map with the locations of Croydon's recycling sites.

Site locations and opening times

The sites are open all year round including bank holidays, except 25 and 26 December, and 1 January. Sites get particularly busy at the weekends, so you may have to queue before entering the site.

Factory Lane, West Croydon CR0 3RL 
Monday to Saturday: 7.30am to 4.30pm
Sunday: 8.30am to 4pm

Fishers Farm, North Downs Road, New Addington CR0 0LB
Monday to Friday: 8am to 4pm
Saturday: 9am to 2pm
Sunday: 9am to 1pm

Fishers Farm has a permanent 1.75m vehicle height restriction. If your vehicle exceeds this, use Factory Lane.

Purley Oaks, Brighton Road, South Croydon, CR8 2BG
Monday to Sunday: 8am to 3.30pm

Only standard sized cars can access Purley Oaks due to the size of the site.

Temporary restriction

Access to the sites during opening hours are sometimes limited. This is to assist the exchange of containers that are full. An exchange should not take more than 30 minutes.

Permit scheme

Recycling centres in Croydon are for residents use only. You will need a permit to use the centres, read more about the permit scheme.

What you can recycle

You can recycle a range of items at the sites, but we only accept household recycling and waste. Commercial or trade waste is not accepted. Read more about what can and can't be recycled.

Please respect our staff

We will not tolerate verbal abuse and/or threatening behaviour towards staff. This kind of incidents may lead to your access to the sites withdrawn.

For you safety and that of other users, don't use your mobile phone whilst on site, or you may be asked to leave.

Pedestrian access

Pedestrian access is permitted at Factory Lane and Fishers Farm. However, as there is not adequate space to keep pedestrians and vehicles safely apart at the entrance and exit, it is not allowed at Purley Oaks.



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Environment Agency

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