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Kirby-le-Soken Recycling Centre for Household Waste

Malting Lane, Kirby-le-Soken, Essex, CO13 0DS

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Introduction

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the village.
  • This venue is situated in Kirby-le-Soken.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Kirby Cross.

COVID-19 Information

Opening Times (1st March - 15th October)

  • Monday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday Closed.
  • Wednesday Closed.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Sunday 09:00 - 17:00.

Opening Times (16th October - 28th February)

  • Monday 09:00 - 16:00.
  • Tuesday Closed.
  • Wednesday Closed.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 16:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 16:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 16:00.
  • Sunday 09:00 - 16:00.

Outside Access (Vehicle Entrance and Exist)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the site.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 680cm (22ft 4in).
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    • During opening hours there is no height restriction barrier at the entrance.
    • During busier periods there maybe a queue of vehicles into the Recycling Centre.
    • Light commercial vehicles (under 3,500kg) will be accepted if they are carrying your own household waste.
    • Site staff may stop you at the gate to ensure the waste you are carrying has come from the household.

Vehicle Entrance and Exit

  • The vehicle entrance is located just off Malting Lane. Vehicles also exit via this entrance.
  • During opening hours there is no height restriction barrier at the entrance.
  • During busier periods, there may be a queue of vehicles into the Recycling Centre.
  • Vans, pick-ups and other commercial-type vehicles (including those privately owned) are not allowed to use this site.

Recycling Centre – Unloading

  • There are unloading bays located either side of the access road.
  • There is step free access throughout the site.
  • There is a pedestrian walkway located around the edge of the site.
  • There are between 1 and 10 steps into the skips.
  • A member of staff can provide assistance with unloading into the skips.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Children are not welcomed at the venue.
  • Comments View
    • Children are welcome, although must either stay in their vehicle or be closely monitored by an adult.