Waltham Forest – South Access Road
42a South Access Road
|Monday||9am - 4pm|
|Tuesday||9am - 4pm|
|Wednesday||9am - 4pm|
|Thursday||9am - 4pm|
|Friday||9am - 4pm|
|Saturday||9am - 4pm|
|Sunday||9am - 4pm|
South Access Road RRC is an NLWA managed site. For telephone enquiries about booking a visit South Access Road RRC, call the site number, 020 8509 3664.
New expanded polystyrene recycling service!
From 28 August, you can take expanded polystyrene to South Access Road RRC to be recycled.
Changes to road access for the RRC
As part of Waltham Forest’s ‘road improvement areas’, residents travelling by car to South Access Road RRC will no longer be able to access the site from South Access Road from Monday 28 September 2020. Vehicles will instead have to access the site from Argall Avenue and Argall Way via Lea Bridge Road. Residents accessing the site may experience some delays. Visit Liveable Neighbourhoods Coppermill for more information.
Booking system for the RRC
Restrictions are in place at all reuse and recycling centres to ensure social distancing guidelines can be adhered to and to make sure that residents are able to dispose of their waste safely. Visit our COVID-19 information page for more information.
Restrictions on hardcore and rubble
Each North London household can take up to six standard rubble sacks of soil/rubble to an RRC each month. This includes concrete, brick, stones, pebbles, soil, sand and gravel. A standard rubble sack is 51cm by 76cm (20 inches by 30 inches) or equivalent.
There is a 1.85m height restriction barrier in use at this site.
Book a visit
To book a visit for a car, bike or pedestrian, you need to book a time slot to visit an RRC. You can book a slot for a minimum of 24 hours in advance (i.e. the next day), and up to two weeks ahead. Read more about visiting an RRC by car, bike or foot on our Making a Car, Bike or Pedestrian Booking page.
Trade (commercial) waste is not accepted at any of our RRCs. However, we have created a list of some local facilities that do accept trade waste. Please note that this list has been provided in good faith, but should not be taken as exhaustive or as an endorsement of the companies listed.