Report abnormal load

If you intend to move an abnormal load or need advice concerning the movement of loads in Newcastle upon Tyne, please contact Your Local Services on 0191 278 7878 and ask for 'abnormal load'

High, heavy or wide loads are known as abnormal loads.

We require a clear two days notice before allowing the movement of loads up to 80 tonnes. For loads over 80 tonnes, 2.9 metres wide or 18.3 metres long, notice must also be given to Northumbria Police.

For further details about the definitions of abnormal loads or the notification procedures in place please go to the Department for Transport website.