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.
Castle Road, Rayleigh, SS6 7QF
9am to 4pm every day
9am to 5pm every day
Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve closed from 1pm
Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day
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:
Your nearest recycling centre that accepts vans and limited DIY waste is Pitsea.
Many people come to our recycling centres with things they could've given away or even sold. Use our A to Z of waste for advice on your options.