Abnormal Load Services

Do you require abnormal load services? From providing pilot escort vans to liaising with relevant authorities, we ensure a smooth operation. Our team are experts when it comes to the transportation of heavy loads and have helped clients across a wide range of sectors to ensure that the delivery of their abnormal load goes ahead without issue.

We provide a comprehensive list of abnormal load services; whatever you need, we have the solution. Call our abnormal load experts today on 01895 546556.

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What counts as an abnormal load?

An ‘abnormal load’ means the transportation of any vehicle or load that exceeds the dimensions specified in the Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986. If your load exceeds any of the dimensions below, you will need to notify the relevant authorities and arrange specialist abnormal load services to ensure safe transportation:

  • Weighs more than 44,000kg
  • Wider than 2.9 metres
  • Longer than 18.65 metres
  • An axle load of more than 10,000kg (single non-driving axle)
  • An axle load of more than 11,500kg (single driving axle)

If you require abnormal load services, Abnormal Wide Loads is the team for you. We have many years of experience in the industry and have the largest fleet of escort vehicles in the UK. Contact us today on 01895 546556 to discuss your abnormal load service requirements.

Our abnormal load services

At Abnormal Wide Loads, we are proud to provide clients all they need to ensure seamless transportation and delivery of abnormal loads. We have worked on a variety of contracts on the behalf of military, aerospace, industrial and construction clients, providing abnormal load services that include:


  • Route surveys
  • Risk assessments
  • Notification of relevant authorities
  • Consulting bridge structure owners
  • Obtaining permits and permissions
  • Supply of pilot escort vehicles
  • On-site assistance with loading / unloading
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To discuss your requirements for abnormal load services, please feel free to get in touch with us on 01895 546556. We take the time to fully understand what you need before providing a service that is tailored to you

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Fastrans Logistik Ltd can provide consultancy services in the following areas:

  • Logistics Consultancy as part of project management
  • Abnormal Load Management in the U.K. and mainland Europe
  • Advice in the application for European Permits
  • Advice on Customs Clearance and T1 discharge when entering the U.K.
  • Sourcing storage facilities, both long and short-term
  • Help and advice on trailer design and manufacture
  • Full contract lift and CPA crane hire available

Fastrans Logistik Ltd can provide professional services in the following core areas:

  • Logistics Consultancy
  • Abnormal Load Management in the U.K. and Mainland Europe
  • In-House accredited escorts for abnormal loads
  • Aviation Security cleared staff, Level D and above
  • Full MSRA documentation
  • In-house NPORS operators
  • All our in-house staff are CPCS & NPORS trained / accredited