Margate Household Waste Recycling Centre


Manston Road

Telephone: 03000 41 73 73


Opening hours:

Monday to Saturday: 8am – 4.30pm
Sunday and bank holidays: 9am – 4pm

Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day

Height barrier:

2 metres (6 foot 6 inches) - read about vehicles allowed

You can bring

Batteries; Car batteries; Carpets; Cans and metal; Clothes, shoes and fabric; Cookers, ovens and microwaves; Computers; Cooking oil – domestic cooking oil only; Engine oil (used); Electrical and electronic items; Fluorescent tubes; Fridges; Freezers; Furniture; Gas bottles; Glass bottles and jars; Low energy light bulbs and LEDs; Mattresses; Mobile phones; Paper and card; Paints; Plasterboard; Printer cartridges; Televisions; Washing machines; Wood and timber; ; Garden waste; Rubble and hardcore; Soil;

You can't bring

Business and commercial waste; Petrol; Asbestos; Household chemicals; Pesticides; Tyres; Clinical waste

Vehicle restrictions

Which vehicles can't enter and which need vouchers.

Vehicle vouchers

How to apply for vehicle vouchers and get more if you've run out.

Business and commercial waste

What to do with business and commercial waste. You can't bring it to a household waste site.