Centres will remain open during lockdown
All household waste recycling centres will remain open during the national lockdown.
What to expect when you visit during lockdown
Social distancing measures.
Sites are open 8am - 5pm every day (8am - 8pm on Thursdays between April and September only). Booking is not required.
When there are long waiting times to enter the centre, staff may close the queue earlier than the advertised closing time based on an assessment of the queue time.
Read our information on site changes for full details and before visiting.
Drayton household waste recycling centre
Steventon Road, Drayton, Near Abingdon, OX14 4LA
|Monday||8am - 5pm|
|Tuesday||8am - 5pm|
|Wednesday||8am - 5pm|
|Thursday||8am - 5pm (8am - 8pm April to September)|
|Friday||8am - 5pm|
|Saturday||8am - 5pm|
|Sunday||8am - 5pm|
Bank holidays - normal opening hours with the exception of Christmas and New Year.
The waste recycling centres accept a wide range of household recyclables and waste free of charge. Non-household waste (DIY) is accepted for a small charge. Payment can be made by cash or card. See the price list on our charging for non-household waste (DIY) page.
Waste from a commercial premises or business cannot be accepted at any of our sites except Redbridge household waste recycling centre
Types of waste this site accepts
If your household item does not appear in this list, use the Waste Wizard tool to search for an item to find out how you can repair, reuse or recycle it or which bin you could use at home.
- Bulky items
- Car/Household batteries
- Fluorescent tubes
- Gas bottles
- General waste
- Glass bottles
- Green waste
- Hard plastics e.g. buckets, pet beds and toys
- Household and garden chemicals
- Large electrical appliances
- Low-energy light bulbs
- Water-based emulsions - please harden and place in the residual skip
- Solvent-based - do not need to be hardened and should be placed in the chemical store
- If in doubt, ask a member of the site team
- Small electrical appliances
- Soft plastics e.g. bottles, tubs and trays
- Textiles and clothes
- TV and monitors