Refuse Collection

Please put your black and clear sacks and garden waste out by 7am on your collection day, otherwise they may not be picked up.

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Bulk Refuse Collection

The Parish Council has arranged, with Penshurst and Leigh Parish Councils, for the Bulk Refuse Freighter to visit the parish regularly throughout the year.  The dates are as follows:

Due to the Coronavirus, Sevenoaks District Council is unable to offer the bulk refuse freighter this year. We hope that we will be able to book some dates in 2021. Watch this page for more information. 


Chiddingstone Hoath
at The Rock Inn

Bough Beech
at Wheatsheaf Inn

Chiddingstone Causeway
at Richards Close

07.03.20  09.45 to 10.30  10.45 to 11.30 11.45 to 12.30
 09.45 to 10.30  10.45 to 11.30  11.45 to 12.30
 09.45 to 10.30  10.45 to 11.30  11.45 to 12.30
  09.45 to 10.30   10.45 to 11.30   11.45 to 12.30 

The Freighter cannot accept fridges, freezers, cookers, cast iron boilers or baths, long metal poles, building materials, manure, large parts of engines or vehicles or hazardous waste.

Hazardous waste now includes items like fluorescent tubes, TV’s & computer monitors, batteries, oil tins and filters, paint and paint tins and chemical containers. These items cannot be accepted on the Saturday Freighter service and must be taken to your nearest Household Waste Recycling Centre.

Compostable garden waste cannot be accepted. SDC operates a separate, fortnightly Garden Waste Collection Service. Paper garden waste sacks or a wheeled bin & an annual permit can be purchased for a small charge.