From 1st October 2016 the Vale Street Reuse and Recycling Centre (near Clive Road/Tritton Road) which many local Dulwich residents use will be restricted to Lambeth residents only on production of proof of address. The staff at the centre have been handing out leaflets:
Until now Southwark residents have been able to use the centre as part of a reciprocal arrangement with Lambeth but this will change from 1st October.
We are seeking further information from Southwark ward councillors but our understanding is that Southwark now want to reserve their recycling centres for Southwark residents to ensure “Southwark Council is only dealing with their residents’ waste to help save money for Southwark residents”. As a result the reciprocal arrangement with Lambeth is coming to an end. When you visit the large Devon Street, Old Kent Road Southwark recycling centre a staff member checks your proof of address ID.