• Aerial View
  • Visitors on a tour
  • Instruments made from recycling waste
  • Fun activities
  • Meet our yellow plant
  • Recycling Robot R3
  • Wild bird display
  • Repair workshops

Southwark Integrated Waste Management Facility

Thorpe Wheatley

43 Devon Street, (off Old Kent Road), SE15 1AL
Partial disabled access, Refreshments, Toilets
One of Europe's most advanced recycling facilities, comprising many sustainable features including grey water, solar panels and a green roof. Designed for the purpose of turning waste into a resource.


Saturday 22nd

Open 10am–4pm

  • Regular tours every 30 mins (10am-3.30pm) max 20 per tour. Children must be over 137cm and must be accompanied by an adult. Tours are not suitable for those with pacemakers and all visitors must be able to walk unaided. For full details of tour restrictions please visit https://www.veolia.co.uk/southwark/WonderDay.
  • HGV and digger display (childrens' activity) (Little ones who love diggers, trucks and shovels can explore the big machines on the day)
  • Bicycle repair workshop (demonstration / workshop) (Please see the Veolia Southwark website for more details)
  • Upcycling craft workshops (demonstration / workshop) (Drop in sessions throughout the day)
  • Birds of prey display (Display)
  • 'Mobile' ask the experts (Talk)

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Original design
Thorpe Wheatley, 2012
Infrastructure/engineering, Industrial