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Recycling and Waste Disposal Facilities

Mole Valley District Council offers a range of recycling and waste disposal facilities, including kerbside collection services within the district for items that cannot be placed in your green and black bins.

Mole Valley has two large tips and a commercial trade waste facility. The two tips are located at:

  • Randalls Road, Leatherhead
  • Ranmore Road, Dorking

Both accept a wide range of materials, including:

  • batteries, including car batteries
  • electrical waste/electronic equipment
  • fridges/freezers
  • large domestic appliances and household goods
  • DIY waste
  • wood and wooden furniture
  • garden waste
  • scrap metal
  • tyres, although only a few may be deposited at a time

Locations of centres across the county and full details on what you can take there can be found by visiting Surrey County Council's 'Community Recycling Centres' webpage (see internet links).

For any enquiries or for information regarding materials to be disposed of at these sites, such as mercury or other hazardous waste, contact SITA Surrey on: 01306 748300.

Tip opening times

Opening times for the Leatherhead and Dorking tips are listed below:

Summer: 1st April to 30th September

  • Randalls Road, Leatherhead: Mon - Fri: 8am to 5.15pm; Sat: 9am to 4.45pm; Sun: 9am to 4.45pm
  • Ranmore Road, Dorking: Mondays: 8am to 5.15pm. Tues - Fri: 8am to 5.15pm; Sat: 9am to 4.45pm; Sun: 9am to 4.45pm

Winter: 1st October to 31st March

  • Randalls Road, Leatherhead: Mon - Fri: 8am to 4.15pm; Sat: 9am to 4.15pm; Sun: 9am to 4.15pm
  • Ranmore Road, Dorking: Mon - Fri: 8am to 4.15pm; Sat: 9am to 4.15pm; Sun: 9am to 4.15pm

The sites are closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day but are open during the rest of the year.  

Commercial trade waste

Commercial or trade waste can be disposed of at waste transfer stations in Mole Valley. These facilities have a weighbridge which is used to weigh vehicles bringing waste for disposal. They are managed by Surrey County Council. If you have large quantities of construction waste or any quantity of asbestos waste, these should be taken to a waste transfer station. The transfer station in Mole Valley is located at Randalls Road, Leatherhead, adjacent to the tip. Further details can be found by following the 'Leatherhead Community Recycling Centre and Waste transfer station' link (see internet links).

Bring sites within Mole Valley

There are numerous recycling bring sites in Mole Valley which can potentially accept any or some of the following materials:

  • Card
  • Cartons/Tetra-Pak
  • Paper
  • Textiles and Shoes
  • Small WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment), such as hairdryers, power tools, irons, kettles

For more information on disposing the items listed above, please visit the 'Shoes, Textiles, Waste and Electrical' page (see related pages).  

However, this is site specific, so please check what items can be accepted at each site before visiting.

Ashtead, Peace Memorial Hall

  •  card, cartons, paper and textiles, WEEE

Bookham, Lower Shott Car Park 

  •  cartons and textiles

Dorking, Reigate Road Car Park (behind Sports Centre)

  •  card, cartons, paper and textiles, WEEE

Hookwood, Tesco Car Park

  •  card, paper and textiles

Leatherhead, Randalls Road Car Park

  • cartons, paper and textiles, WEEE

Leatherhead, Leisure Centre Rear Car Park

  •  paper/card

Leatherhead, Tesco Car Park

  • textiles

Ockley, Village Hall

  •  textiles

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