Tue 18 Jun 2024

Hove Tip Opening Times: When to Visit + Alternatives


Hove Tip at Old Shoreham Road, Brighton and Hove, Hove BN3 7AE is a Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) operated by Brighton and Hove City Council. It is open most days for local residents to dispose of their waste in an environmentally friendly manner. But don’t get caught out… here are the Hove tip opening times, and when you can visit. 

Day of the weekOpening hours
Monday8am to 4.30pm
Tuesday8am to 4.30pm
Wednesday 8am to 4.30pm
Thursday8am to 4.30pm
Friday8am to 4.30pm
Saturday8.30am to 1.30pm
Sunday10.30am to 1.30pm

An alternative to Hove tip

Please note, if you cannot get to Hove tip at a time that suits you, or you cannot get all the household waste and rubbish cleared from your house, please consider the Zero Waste Group. You can book a rubbish removal collection with us, and we might even be able to get to you on the same day!

For example, Hove tip is closed on Bank Holidays… so if need to get rid of waste today, use our online booking system instead and we will come collect it.  

The Hove recycling site accepts a wide range of materials, including paper, glass, cans, plastic, textiles, batteries, and TVs.

More on Hove tip’s opening times and hours

Local residents can visit the Hove Tip every day of the week, Monday to Sunday. However, it is closed on public holidays, regardless of the day of the week the date falls upon. The recycling site is located off Old Shoreham Road, BN3 7AE, and visitors are advised to check the vehicle restrictions in place before accessing the site.

We would advise you check the council website before visiting, due to unexpected closures. Also try to go when the tip is least busy. You can get an idea of when those times are by checking on Google. 

There are some restrictions in place, so visitors are advised to check the ID requirements and what the banned vehicles and trailers are each site. 

Overview of Hove Tip

Hove Tip is one of two household waste recycling sites in the city of Brighton and Hove. Operated by Brighton and Hove City Council, Hove Tip is located off Old Shoreham Road, BN3 7AE, between Aldrington Avenue and Leighton Road.

Residents can visit Hove Tip by car. If visitors are in a van or commercial vehicle, they will need photo ID and proof of residency to access the site. Unfortunately, the site is not licensed to accept commercial waste, and unscrupulous traders are not allowed to access the site to tip their business waste for free at the expense of council taxpayers.

Hove Tip allows visitors to dispose of various items, including general household waste, garden waste, electrical items, scrap metal, car batteries, and more. Visitors can find out what they can and cannot take to Hove Tip on the Brighton and Hove City Council website.

Visitors to Hove Tip should also be aware that there may be short delays while containers are emptied during opening hours. Additionally, it is illegal to tip any trade/business waste at the site. Tradesmen, professional gardeners, landlords, and other businesses should take their waste to a licensed commercial waste facility instead and pay for its disposal.

If you are unable to take certain items to Hove tip or they have an unexpected closure, please consider using the Zero Waste Group rubbish removal service which also includes garden and house clearance services.

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