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Caterham Community Recycling Centre

Charges for some non-household waste will apply from 1 September 2016 at Surrey's community recycling centres. Find out more about these charges.

Community Recycling Centres, once known as rubbish tips or dumps, are now called recycling centres as the majority of waste is recycled.

Opening hours

From 1 April 2016 (all year round)

  • Monday and Tuesday – 8am to 4pm
  • Wednesday – closed (your nearest alternative site).
  • Thursday and Friday – 8am to 4pm
  • Weekends – 9am to 4pm
  • The centre is closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day

Van permits

Vans, pickups and trailers need a permit to access this centre.

Visiting this centre

Under the Surrey resident scheme, you will be asked to prove that you are a Surrey resident when visiting this centre. 

Household waste

This centre accepts most household waste. It does not accept:

If you have any of the above types of waste you will now need to take it to one of the following CRCs:

This centre can only accept small amounts of other types of construction and DIY waste. Before visiting with this type of waste, please read our construction and DIY waste policy.

Larger amounts and business construction waste must be taken to a waste transfer station.

Business waste

This centre does not accept business waste. The nearest centre that does is Epsom.


Pedestrians can walk into this centre.


The centre can close for up to 30 minutes during the day while full containers are exchanged and waste compacted.


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Contact details


Chaldon Road, Caterham, Surrey, CR3 5PG


01883 343 605

If this number is busy or switches over to the fax, please try again later or contact SITA Surrey on 020 8329 1030.

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  • Updated: 01 Sep 2016
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