This recycling centre is open during normal opening hours. Expect long queues and delays. Please check the temporary recycling centre restrictions before visiting. Normal site restrictions apply.
West Mersea recycling centre, Upland Road, West Mersea, Essex, CO5 8DX
Information on disabled access to the recycling centre can be found on AccessAble, formerly Disabled Go.
9am to 4pm every day except Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
9am to 5pm every day except Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve closed from 1pm
Every Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day
Vans, pick-ups, other commercial-type vehicles and any towed trailer with more than one axle – including those privately owned - are not allowed to use this site.
Customers attempting to park prohibited vehicles outside the site and carry waste in will be turned away.
DIY waste including soil, hardcore, plasterboard, tiles, bathroom and kitchen units and doors is not accepted at this recycling centre.
Your nearest recycling centre that accepts vans and limited DIY waste is Colchester.
The following items cannot be taken to any ECC recycling centre. You must arrange a separate collection or disposal of these items.