Civic Amenity Refuse Collection

What is the Civic Amenity Vehicle?

The civic amenity vehicle visits villages around the borough which are located away from the North Farm Tip. The vehicle will park up and residents can bring their excess domestic or garden waste along to be taken away.

The service alternates between the collection of garden waste and domestic waste so that the garden waste can be collected separately and be sent for composting rather than to landfill. See the timetable below for collection dates.

You can take garden waste and large household waste such as sofas, beds, chairs and tables to the Civic Amenity vehicle.

If you are unable to take your items to the civic amenity vehicle we operate a bulky household waste collection service which can collect large items from outside your property.

Timetable

Choose your nearest village from the list to find out when your next refuse or garden waste collection will be:

Benenden

Garden Waste

Saturday 6 October 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Village Hall 8am - 9.20am

Iden Green Crossroads 9.40am - 11am

Domestic Waste

Saturday 20 October 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Village Hall 8am - 9.20am

Iden Green Crossroads 9.40am - 11am

Garden Waste

Saturday 3 November 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Village Hall 8am - 9.20am

Iden Green Crossroads 9.40am - 11am

Domestic Waste

Saturday 17 November 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Village Hall 8am - 9.20am

Iden Green Crossroads 9.40am - 11am

Garden Waste

Saturday 1 December 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Village Hall 8am - 9.20am

Iden Green Crossroads 9.40am - 11am

Domestic Waste

Saturday 15 December 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Village Hall 8am - 9.20am

Iden Green Crossroads 9.40am - 11am

Bidborough

Garden Waste

Sunday 30 September 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Village Hall Car Park 8am - 11am

Domestic Waste

Sunday 14 October 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Village Hall Car Park 8am - 11am

Garden Waste

Sunday 28 October 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Village Hall Car Park 8am - 11am

Domestic Waste

Sunday 11 November 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Village Hall Car Park 8am - 11am

Garden Waste

Sunday 25 November 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Village Hall Car Park 8am - 11am

Domestic Waste

Sunday 9 December 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Village Hall Car Park 8am - 11am

Brenchley

Garden Waste

Sunday 30 September 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Car Park Opposite Brenchley Garage 12noon - 1.45pm

Domestic Waste

Sunday 14 October 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Car Park Opposite Brenchley Garage 12noon - 1.45pm

Garden Waste

Sunday 28 October 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Car Park Opposite Brenchley Garage 12noon - 1.45pm

Domestic Waste

Sunday 11 November 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Car Park Opposite Brenchley Garage 12noon - 1.45pm

Garden Waste

Sunday 25 November 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Car Park Opposite Brenchley Garage 12noon - 1.45pm

Domestic Waste

Sunday 9 December 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Car Park Opposite Brenchley Garage 12noon - 1.45pm

Cranbrook

Garden Waste

Saturday 29 September 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Frythe Way 12noon - 3pm

Domestic Waste

Saturday 13 October 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Frythe Way 12noon - 3pm

Garden Waste

Saturday 27 October 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Wheatfield Way 12noon - 3pm

Domestic Waste

Saturday 10 November 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Wheatfield Way 12noon - 3pm

Garden Waste

Saturday 24 November 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Campion Crescent 12noon - 3pm

Domestic Waste

Saturday 8 December 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Campion Crescent 12noon - 3pm

Curtisden  Green

Garden Waste

Sunday 21 October 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Bethany School 2pm - 3pm

Domestic Waste

Sunday 18 November 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Bethany School 2pm - 3pm

Garden Waste

Sunday 16 December 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Bethany School 2pm - 3pm

Five Oak Green

Garden Waste

Sunday 30 September 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Falmouth Place Car Park 8am - 11am

Domestic Waste

Sunday 14 October 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Falmouth Place Car Park 8am - 11am

Garden Waste

Sunday 28 October 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Falmouth Place Car Park 8am - 11am

Domestic Waste

Sunday 11 November 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Falmouth Place Car Park 8am - 11am

Garden Waste

Sunday 25 November 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Falmouth Place Car Park 8am - 11am

Domestic Waste

Sunday 9 December 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Falmouth Place Car Park 8am - 11am

Frittenden

Garden Waste

Saturday 13 October 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Chestnut Close 12noon - 3pm

Domestic Waste

Saturday 10 November 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Chestnut Close 12noon - 3pm

Garden Waste

Saturday 8 December 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Chestnut Close 12noon - 3pm

Goudhurst

Garden Waste

Sunday 7 October 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Balcombes Hill Car Park 8am - 11am

Domestic Waste

Sunday 21 October 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Balcombes Hill Car Park 8am-11am

Garden Waste

Sunday 4 November 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Balcombes Hill Car Park 8am - 11am

Domestic Waste

Sunday 18 November 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Balcombes Hill Car Park 8am-11am

Garden Waste

Sunday 2 December 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Balcombes Hill Car Park 8am - 11am

Domestic Waste

Sunday 16 December 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Balcombes Hill Car Park 8am-11am

Hawkhurst

Garden Waste

Sunday 30 September 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Fowlers Park Car Park 8am - 11am

Domestic Waste

Sunday 14 October 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Fowlers Park Car Park 8am - 11am

Garden Waste

Sunday 28 October 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Fowlers Park Car Park 8am - 11am

Domestic Waste

Sunday 11 November 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Fowlers Park Car Park 8am - 11am

Garden Waste

Sunday 25 November 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Fowlers Park Car Park 8am - 11am

Domestic Waste

Sunday 9 December 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Fowlers Park Car Park 8am - 11am

Horsmonden

Garden Waste

Sunday 7 October 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Back Lane 9.30am - 11am

Domestic Waste

Sunday 21 October 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Back Lane 9.30am - 11am

Garden Waste

Sunday 4 November 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Back Lane 9.30am - 11am

Domestic Waste

Sunday 18 November 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Back Lane 9.30am - 11am

Garden Waste

Sunday 2 December 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Back Lane 9.30am - 11am

Domestic Waste

Sunday 16 December 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Back Lane 9.30am - 11am

Kilndown

Garden Waste

Sunday 21 October 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Beresford Close 12noon - 1.45pm

Domestic Waste

Sunday 18 November 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Beresford Close 12noon - 1.45pm

Garden Waste

Sunday 16 December 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Beresford Close 12noon - 1.45pm

Lamberhurst

Garden Waste

Saturday 29 September 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Memorial Hall Car Park 8am - 9.55am

Sand Lane 10am - 11am

Domestic Waste

Saturday 13 October 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Memorial Hall Car Park 8am - 9.55am

Sand Lane 10am - 11am

Garden Waste

Saturday 27 October 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Memorial Hall Car Park 8am - 9.55am

Sand Lane 10am - 11am

Domestic Waste

Saturday 10 November 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Memorial Hall Car Park 8am - 9.55am

Sand Lane 10am - 11am

Garden Waste

Saturday 24 November 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Memorial Hall Car Park 8am - 9.55am

Sand Lane 10am - 11am

Domestic Waste

Saturday 8 December 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Memorial Hall Car Park 8am - 9.55am

Sand Lane 10am - 11am

Matfield

Garden Waste

Sunday 30 September 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Matfield Village Hall 2pm - 3pm

Domestic Waste

Sunday 14 October 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Matfield Village Hall 2pm - 3pm

Garden Waste

Sunday 28 October 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Matfield Village Hall 2pm - 3pm

Domestic Waste

Sunday 11 November 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Matfield Village Hall 2pm - 3pm

Garden Waste

Sunday 25 November 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Matfield Village Hall 2pm - 3pm

Domestic Waste

Sunday 9 December 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Matfield Village Hall 2pm - 3pm

Paddock Wood

Garden Waste

Sunday 7 October 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Commercial Road 8am - 11am

Domestic Waste

Sunday 21 October 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Commercial Road 8am - 11am

Garden Waste

Sunday 4 November 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Commercial Road 8am - 11am

Domestic Waste

Sunday 18 November 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Commercial Road 8am - 11am

Garden Waste

Sunday 2 December 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Commercial Road 8am - 11am

Domestic Waste

Sunday 16 December 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Commercial Road 8am - 11am

Pembury

Garden Waste

Sunday 30 September 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Henwood Crescent 12noon - 12.55pm

Heron's Way 1pm - 1.55pm

Woodhill Park 2pm - 3pm

Domestic Waste

Sunday 14 October 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Henwood Crescent 12noon - 12.55pm

Heron's Way 1pm - 1.55pm

Woodhill Park 2pm - 3pm

Garden Waste

Sunday 28 October 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Henwood Crescent 12noon - 12.55pm

Heron's Way 1pm - 1.55pm

Woodhill Park 2pm - 3pm

Domestic Waste

Sunday 11 November 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Henwood Crescent 12noon - 12.55pm

Heron's Way 1pm - 1.55pm

Woodhill Park 2pm - 3pm

Garden Waste

Sunday 25 November 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Henwood Crescent 12noon - 12.55pm

Heron's Way 1pm - 1.55pm

Woodhill Park 2pm - 3pm

Domestic Waste

Sunday 9 December 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Henwood Crescent 12noon - 12.55pm

Heron's Way 1pm - 1.55pm

Woodhill Park 2pm - 3pm

Sandhurst

Garden Waste

Saturday 29 September 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Lomas Lane 8am - 8.25am

Ringle Green 8.30am - 9am

Back Road 9.05am - 9.35am

Tanyard 9.40am - 10.20am

Sandhurst Close 10.25am - 11am

Domestic Waste

Saturday 13 October 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Lomas Lane 8am - 8.25am

Ringle Green 8.30am - 9am

Back Road 9.05am - 9.35am

Tanyard 9.40am - 10.20am

Sandhurst Close 10.25am - 11am

Garden Waste

Saturday 27 October 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Lomas Lane 8am - 8.25am

Ringle Green 8.30am - 9am

Back Road 9.05am - 9.35am

Tanyard 9.40am - 10.20am

Sandhurst Close 10.25am - 11am

Domestic Waste

Saturday 10 November 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Lomas Lane 8am - 8.25am

Ringle Green 8.30am - 9am

Back Road 9.05am - 9.35am

Tanyard 9.40am - 10.20am

Sandhurst Close 10.25am - 11am

Garden Waste

Saturday 24 November 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Lomas Lane 8am - 8.25am

Ringle Green 8.30am - 9am

Back Road 9.05am - 9.35am

Tanyard 9.40am - 10.20am

Sandhurst Close 10.25am - 11am

Domestic Waste

Saturday 8 December 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Lomas Lane 8am - 8.25am

Ringle Green 8.30am - 9am

Back Road 9.05am - 9.35am

Tanyard 9.40am - 10.20am

Sandhurst Close 10.25am - 11am

Sissinghurst

Domestic Waste

Saturday 29 September 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Top of Cleavers 12noon - 3pm

Garden Waste

Saturday 27 October 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Top of Cleavers 12noon - 3pm

Domestic Waste

Saturday 24 November 18

The vehicle will be parked at:

Top of Cleavers 12noon - 3pm

Items that cannot be accepted

The following items cannot be accepted on the vehicle and must not be put into the wheeled bin:

  • Waste generated from outside Tunbridge Wells borough
  • Waste from Businesses
  • Waste Transported in a Commercial Vehicle
  • Waste on Trailers
  • Car Batteries
  • Asbestos
  • Rubble / bricks
  • Plasterboard
  • Doors & large pieces of wood
  • Tree trunks or branches which are wider than 75mm (3 inches)
  • White electrical products – Fridges / Freezers etc
  • Televisions, kettles, Microwaves etc
  • Sheet(s) of glass
  • Toughened glass
  • Mirrors
  • Tyres
  • Chemicals / Hazardous Waste or any type of liquid
  • Soil
  • Paint
  • Oil of any type

Tunbridge Wells Borough Council reserves the right to reject any load it believes to have contravened any of the above.

There are special provisions at North Farm Recycling Centre (the tip) for the recycling or safe disposal of these items and they should be taken there direct. The Centre is controlled by Kent County Council and any enquiries regarding it’s operations should be made direct to them.

Business, Commercial and Trade Waste

The Civic Amenity Vehicle service is not to be used for the disposal of trade or commercial waste

Any business or trade that collects and transports waste should be licensed to carry such waste.

They must register with the Environment Agency as a Registered Waste Carrier.

Any business/persons using the civic amenity vehicle for the disposal of trade waste will be reported to the Environment Agency.

Please be aware that failure to comply with the relevant legislation can result in an unlimited fine being imposed.

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