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Charges and peak periods

Opening hours and charges

  HOURS OPEN/CLOSED CHARGES

Monday - Friday
Open 24 hours a day

00:00 - 04:00 OPEN FREE
04:00 - 07:00 OPEN £1.26
07:00 - 12:00 OPEN FREE
12:00 - 18:00 OPEN £1.26
18:00 - 00:00 OPEN FREE
Saturday 00:00 - 12:00 OPEN FREE
12:00 - 15:00 OPEN £11.21
15:00 - 00:00 CLOSED
Sunday 00:00 - 19:00 CLOSED
19:00 - 00:00  OPEN FREE 

For this year's festive opening hours, please see our main opening hours page.

VBS Premium Charges

The new VBS charges are introduced from 1 July each year. 

  2017/2018 2018/2019
Peak hour booking * £1.22 £1.26
Off peak booking FREE FREE
No show ** £30.33 £31.36
Passenger in cab charge £108.43 per occurence £112.12 per occurence
VBS premium container listing £0.16 £0.17 ***
Saturday bookings after 12:00  £10.84 £11.21

* Peak hours currently apply Monday - Friday 04:00-07:00 and 12:00-18:00 and Saturday 12:00-15:00.

** No show: fee applied if booking slot is missed.

*** The original per container fee for 2013/14 was £0.15. Adding the RPI over the intermediate years gives a rounded £0.17 per container for 2018/19.