HGV driver shortage.
Household recycling centres are open.
Our sites accept a full range of materials for recycling, as well as the following:
Please sort your waste into these groups before leaving home to reduce the amount of time spent on site.
Our sites do not accept:
For advice on how to dispose of these and other types of hazardous waste, visit Corporation of London household waste collection
or call the Corporation of London on 020 7332 3433
Pedestrians can now access the Factory Lane and Fishers Farm sites.
Please note we may need to:
Visitors must access the site from the south via Roman Way, A236. You will not be able to turn right into the site if you come from the other end of Factory Lane.
Monday to Saturday, 7.30am to 4.30pm
Sunday, 8.30am to 4pm
Please note: the site closes at these times and at busy times gates will close earlier to ensure all members of public are off site at this time.
Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm
Saturday, 9am to 2pm
Sunday, 9am to 1pm
The Community Reuse Shop is located at Fishers Farm Household Waste and Recycling Centre, and gives local residents a chance to donate pre-loved items rather than throw them away, with all proceeds from sales going back into the operation of the shop.
Customers can find great deals on items such as refurbished electronics, homeware, books, toys, sports equipment and musical instruments – all of which have been saved from disposal and fixed up to be used again.
The shop is accessible by car or foot, and is open:
Visitors must join the queue on Brighton Road, A235, north of the site, there will be no access from Purley.
Monday to Sunday, 8am to 3.30pm
General site rules you must comply with when using the reuse and recycling centres.
If you have a vehicle permit, it must be displayed at the top right of your vehicle’s windscreen when you visit the site.
If you do not have a vehicle permit you can apply for one at one of our household recycling sites.
You must bring documents that prove your identity and address. You cannot use the same document for both photo ID and proof of address, they must be different.
Once your documentation is checked a permit can be issues by the site staff.
Please note: Permits are not issued for vans
You must bring one of the following:
You must bring something that proves you live in Croydon, this can be one of the following:
Cars can be used at all sites during their opening times.
Cars with trailers can not be used at any of the sites.
Vans have the following restrictions:
Vehicle permits must be displayed and will be checked prior to entry, which may lead to longer queues. If you do not have a vehicle permit, you must bring documents that prove your identity and address.
Additional traffic management will be in place on Factory Lane and Purley Oaks, Brighton Road to manage queues.
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