The Village - Services & Amenities


Refuse and recycling are collected in Chelsworth on Fridays on alternate weeks.

A bottle bank is located in Bildeston in The Crown car park.

A paper recycling bank is located at entrance of Bildeston primary school.

All types of refuse can be taken to the tip in Hadleigh which is signposted from the A1071.

Report abandoned vehicles through the Voluntary Surrender service telephone 01473 825890.

For business waste collection telephone 01787 376851.

For bulky collections / service complaints / sale of wheelie bins telephone 0800 0185989 (freephone)

For information on recycling in Suffolk telephone Suffolk County Council on 01473 583253 or look at

If you have something around the house, shed, attic or garage that you think might be useful to somebody else then why not give it away for free instead of sending it off to the tip as landfill. -

Ipswich Freecycle Group -

For general queries telephone the Refuse Hotline 0800 0185989 or look at