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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Colchester Borough Council is monitoring the situation closely and will continue to take action to minimise disruption and keep residents and visitors safe. 

Coronavirus: updates, advice and guidance

You are in Zone 4

Household Items Drop Off Points (Saturday Collections)

Our Saturday Collections (household drop-off service) are currently suspended until further notice.

You can take your items to Essex County Council’s Recycling Centre at Shrub End. Please expect long queues. More information on current restrictions can be found at Love Essex.


Your Food Caddy Liner Stockists are

Caddy liners are available from the following stockists from just £1.00 per roll:

Mill Race Garden Centre

Mill Race Nursery, New Road, Aldham, Colchester CO6 3QT

 01206 242521

Wakes Colne Post Office

The Shop, Colchester Road, Wakes Colne, Colchester CO6 2DF

 01787 222449

Fordham Village Stores

1 Post Office Stores, Moat Road, Fordham, Colchester CO6 3LU

 01206 240391

Langham Community Shop

School Road, Langham, Colchester CO4 5PB

 01206 272431

Stanway Library

10 Villa Road, Stanway, Colchester CO3 0RH

Fiveways Post Office

66 Blackberry Road, Stanway, Colchester CO3 0RZ

 01206 330451



Your Zone Team is

Your Neighbourhood is: Neighbourhood 4

The manager of your Neighbourhood Team is:

Aaron Hunter

07940 021042

Meet the Team

Your Nearest Recycling Banks


Mill Lane Car Park, CO7 6DH

What you can Recycle

  •  Glass



Fordham Stour

Village Hall, Main Rd, Wormingford, CO6 3AX

What you can Recycle

  •  Cans



Shrub End

Gosbecks Depot, Gosbeck Road CO2 9JT

What you can Recycle

  •  Cans




Colchester Zoo, Maldon Road, CO3 0SL

What you can Recycle

  •  Glass




Co-op Fiveways, Peartree Road, CO3 5JX

What you can Recycle

  •  Glass
  •  Cans
  •  Textiles




One Stop Stores, 5 Plume Avenue, CO3 4PG

What you can Recycle

  •  Textiles




Sainsbury's, Tollgate West CO3 8RH

What you can Recycle

  •  Glass
  •  Paper
  •  Textiles
  •  Books
  •  Cartons