Household Waste and Recycling Centres (tip/dump)

Household Recycling Centre, Smugglers Way

You can tip your household waste at:

Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC)
Smugglers Way
SW18 1JS

Telephone: 020 8871 2788

The recycling centre is behind B&Q.

Before you visit

Find out what vehicles are allowed and accepted materials (Western Riverside Waste Authority website).

Before you go: check the queues at Smugglers Way.


It is free to tip:

  • household waste
  • small quantities of your own domestic DIY/industrial waste delivered by car

You will be charged for domestic DIY/industrial waste delivered by van. Find out about DIY waste delivered in vans.

Opening hours

  • Monday to Friday: 9am to 4pm
  • Saturday: 8am to 6pm
  • Sunday: 8am to 5pm

    Cringle Street Household Waste Recycling Centre

    The Household Waste Recycling Centre in Cringle Street, Battersea, SW11, closed in September 2012.

    However, you can still deliver household waste in vans at the waste transfer station in Cringle Street (next to the old Household Waste Recycling Centre).

    These sites are managed by the Western Riverside Waste Authority.

    Cringle Street waste transfer station (vans only)


    • Battersea, SW8 5BX (off Nine Elms Lane)
    • Telephone: 020 7622 1046

    More information

    More information, including accepted materials.


    If you are arriving with a trailer or in a van you must register in advance.

    Locations of recycling centres


    Email or telephone the numbers above.

    Emails sent after 5pm on a Friday will not be answered until the following Monday.

    Recycling sites

    If you cannot put your recycling in your recycling sack or bank, there are small public recycling sites around Wandsworth which may be more convenient for you.