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Household waste recycling centre

Booking your visit

To visit the household waste recycling centre at North Farm you must book a slot in advance using the Kent County Council (KCC) booking system. Entry without booking is not permitted.

You can book up to one month in advance. If you cannot book a slot for the time you want, please keep trying. New slots are added each day and as bookings are cancelled availability may change.

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Opening times

  • Monday to Saturday, 8am to 4.30pm
  • Sunday and bank holidays, 9am to 4pm


North Farm Lane
Royal Tunbridge Wells

Disposal of some items may be chargeable. Please see the KCC charges at HWRCs page for details.

  • asbestos
  • batteries
  • cans and metal
  • car batteries
  • carpets
  • clothes, shoes and fabric
  • computers
  • cookers, ovens and microwaves
  • cooking oil – domestic cooking oil only
  • electrical and electronic items
  • engine oil (used)
  • fluorescent tubes
  • freezers
  • fridges
  • furniture
  • garden waste
  • gas bottles
  • glass bottles and jars
  • low energy light bulbs and LEDs
  • mattresses
  • mobile phones
  • paint
  • paper and card
  • plasterboard
  • printer cartridges
  • rubble and hardcore
  • soil
  • televisions
  • tyres
  • washing machines
  • wood and timber
  • business and commercial waste
  • clinical waste
  • household chemicals
  • pesticides
  • petrol