Locations of our recycling centres

Bexley operates two reuse and recycling centres that can be used by residents free of charge.

Foots Cray reuse and recycling centre

Maidstone Road
Foots Cray
DA14 5HS

Day Times open
Monday 7.30am to 4pm
Tuesday 7.30am to 4pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 7.30am to 4pm
Friday 7.30am to 4pm
Saturday 7.30am to 4pm
Sunday 7.30am to 4pm

Closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day

Thames Road reuse and recycling centre

Thames Road
Crayford
DA1 5QJ 

Day Times open
Monday 7.30am to 4pm
Tuesday 7.30am to 4pm
Wednesday 7.30am to 4pm
Thursday 7.30am to 4pm
Friday 7.30am to 4pm
Saturday 7.30am to 4pm
Sunday 7.30am to 4pm

Closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day

Your proof of address

Please bring proof of address and be prepared to show proof if asked for:

  • a valid driving licence or
  • a Council tax bill

Existing permits will continue to be valid but are being phased out and are no longer being distributed.

Accessing the centres

  • keep your car windows closed whilst proof of address is being checked
  • out of borough residents will not be allowed entrance to the site
  • cars need to have seats and windows in the back otherwise you may be turned away
sort you waste

Be organised

Separate your waste prior to travelling so that as much as possible can be reused and recycled. If you have items in good condition speak to a member of staff who will direct you to the reuse area.

Accepted materials

  • asbestos
  • books
  • bric-a-brac (reuse first)
  • car batteries
  • carpets
  • CDs
  • cooking oil
  • DVDs
  • fire extinguishers (seek assistance)
  • fluorescent tubes
  • food and drink cans
  • fridges and freezers
  • furniture (reuse first)
  • garden furniture and tools (reuse first)
  • garden waste
  • gas canisters (seek assistance)
  • glass
  • hardcore and rubble
  • hard plastics (reuse first)
  • household batteries
  • household waste
  • large appliances
  • lawn mowers
  • mattresses
  • MDF, chipboard and plywood
  • metals
  • mirrors (reuse first)
  • mixed paper and card
  • mobile phones
  • pictures (reuse first)
  • plasterboard
  • printer cartridges
  • shoes
  • small appliances
  • spectacles
  • sofas (reuse first)
  • textiles
  • tools (reuse first)
  • TVs and monitors
  • tyres
  • used engine oil
  • wood and timber

CCTV and Body Worn cameras are in use for the safety of site users and staff.

ANPR cameras are also in operation to prevent commercial waste from being brought into the site unofficially.