Domestic waste at Townmead Road

There is no charge for most household waste including limited quantities of DIY waste. Householders with appropriate proof of identity and residence can bring up to six 80 litre refuse sacks or equivalent a month for free.

Qualifying for free waste disposal is at the discretion of the site manager. If you bring more than the specified amount or the waste you bring doesn't qualify for free disposal, you will be charged the full trade waste prices.

What can be recycled

When do charges apply?

There is a charge depending on where and how the waste was produced or transported.

Charges for waste and recycling at Townmead Road apply if your waste meets any of the following criteria:

  • Waste generated by or related to a business/trade/event.
  • Waste being transported by a third party receiving payment for transporting it.
  • Waste not from your own home (waste from properties that you let is chargeable).
  • Waste on behalf of a person from another household not present with you.
  • House improvement and construction and demolition waste generated by a contractor such as a builder/decorator, even if from your own home.
  • House improvement and construction and demolition waste from outside the borough.
  • Waste from outside the West London Waste Authority area (London Boroughs of Brent, Ealing, Harrow, Hillingdon, Hounslow and Richmond).
  • Waste from outside the borough brought in a van.
  • Waste from within the borough brought in a van without an accepted form of photo ID and proof of address.

DIY waste

If your DIY waste is not weighed on the weighbridge, you may be charged £5 per 80 litre refuse sack.

DIY waste should be considered as anything that was once fixed to your house or that you usually would not move with you when moving home.

See a list of materials classified as construction/demolition or DIY waste.

Updated: 26 September 2018