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Heavy or abnormal loads and weighbridges

Heavy or abnormal Loads Forms and Guidance

The links below outline the planning, application and marking guidance for movement of abnormal loads by road.

Guidance on abnormal loads

Movements application and notification forms

Guidance on lighting and marking for abnormal loads

Preferred routes for abnormal load movements


Weighbridges in Greater Manchester

This list contains details of local weighbridges believed to be available for public use. Fees and opening times vary throughout the region. Please contact the individual operators directly to ensure that the weighbridge is still available for public use. For full details of public weighbridges, please contact your local trading standards office.

Bolton

  • Viridor Waste Management, Salford Road, Over Hulton, Bolton, BL6 1DD - 01204 684595
  • Viridor Waste Management, Raikes Lane Industrial Estate, Bolton, BL3 2NH - 01204 529894

Bury

  • Polyflor, Radcliffe New Road, Whitefield, M45 7NR - 0161 767 1111

Manchester

  • Viridor Waste Management, Reliance Street, Newton Heath, M40 3EZ - 0161 688 0370
  • Viridor Waste Management, Longley Lane, Sharston, M22 4RQ - 0161 428 4963

Oldham

  • Holroyd Skip Hire, Hamilton St, Oldham, OL4 1DA - 0161 627 1911
  • Viridor Waste Management, Arkwright Street, Oldham, OL9 9LZ - 0161 652 3960

Rochdale

  • Viridor Waste Management, Chichester Street, Rochdale, OL16 2AU - 01706 643871

Salford

  • Greater Manchester Waste, Cobden Street, Salford, M6 6NA - 0161 736 9559

Stockport

  • Offerton Sand & Gravel, Marple Road, Offerton, SK2 5EU - 0161 456 4636
  • Wm Nelstrop & Co, Albion Flour Mills, Manchester Road, Stockport, SK4 1TZ - 0161 480 3071
  • Greater Manchester Waste, Bredbury Park Way, Bredbury, SK6 2SN - 0161 494 6155

Tameside

  • [No public weighbridges in this LA area]

Trafford

  • Collier Industrial Waste, Nash Road, Trafford Park, M17 1SX - 0161 848 7722
  • Viridor Waste Management, Trafford Wharf Road, Trafford Park, M17 1HA - 08000 266380

Wigan

  • [No public weighbridges in this LA area]