Maldon Road, Shrub End, Colchester, CO3 4RN
9am – 4pm every day
9am – 5pm every day
Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve closed from 1pm
Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day
Light commercial vehicles (under 3,500kg) will be accepted if they are carrying your own household waste. Site staff may stop you at the gate to ensure the waste you are carrying has come from the household.
Colchester recycling centre only accepts the following amounts of DIY waste:
Many people come to our recycling centres with things they could've given away or even sold. Find your item in our A to Z of waste for advice on your options.