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Permits for Recycling Village


  1. Overview
  2. Changes to the Recycling Village (coming soon)
  3. Which days you can visit
  4. Which vehicles can visit 
  5. Permits 
  6. Types of waste you can bring
  7. Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions
  8. Opening times
  9. Getting here
  10. Businesses and trades people
  11. Shop


Some vehicles need a permit to visit the Recycling Village.

If you have a permit, you still need to check which days you can visit.

Permits are used to make sure that businesses and tradespeople (including landlords and property developers) do not use the Recycling Village. Read information for businesses and tradespeople

Vehicles that need a permit

The following vehicles need a permit:

  • vans
  • 4x4 vehicles with rear panels in the place of windows or no rear seats
  • pickups with a rear flatbed (covered or uncovered)
  • car with a trailer (the entire length of the trailer should be no more than 3 metres)
  • car-derived vans - for a description of what this means, visit GOV.UK: Car-derived vans 
  • minibuses
  • campervans

Which types of vehicles can visit the Recycling Village

There are restrictions on the types of vehicles that can visit. See which vehicles are allowed at the Recycling Village.


Permits are free of charge.

How permits work

If your vehicle needs a permit, you will need to get a permit before you visit the Recycling Village.

One permit is needed per visit. You can show your permit on your mobile phone, or as a printed copy. 

Permits are valid for 12 months from the start date you choose. Check which days you can visit.

You can get up to 12 permits per year for your vehicle. 

How to get a permit

You can request a permit online to show on your mobile phone or to print out.

Request a permit online

Or you can:

Next page: Types of waste you can bring

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