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North Farm Household Waste and Recycling Centre

North Farm Waste and Recycling Centre closed

The Household Waste and Recycling Centre at North Farm will reopen to the public for essential use from Friday 15 May. An online booking system will be in place to maintain social distancing.

Residents can only book one trip in any four-week period to allow all residents to have access to sites and must follow social distancing guidelines. The booking system will open on 13 May. Please visit the KCC website to book.

Opening times

The is closed until further notice due to the current coronavirus outbreak.


North Farm Lane, Tunbridge Wells, TN2 3EE

03000 41 73 73

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Before you arrive

If you're planning on visiting, you should:

  • Be in a vehicle, not on-foot
  • Wear suitable clothes and footwear
  • Keep children in the car

Vehicle restrictions

Some vehicles aren't allowed to enter and others will need a voucher.

See the full list of vehicle restrictions or apply for a voucher with Kent County Council.

Commercial waste

You can take some types of commercial or business waste to North Farm, but not all.

To find out what you can and can't take, contact the site office on:

03000 41 73 73

  • 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

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