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Check whether you need a HWRC permit

Use our table to check whether you need a permit for your vehicle to use the HWRCs.

Type of vehicle Access
car
Car including estate cars
No permit required
car
All cars with advertising/writing on (including taxis)
Permit required
4x4
4x4
No permit required
4x4
All 4x4s with advertising/writing on
Permit required
4x4 with open back
4x4 with open back or separate cab
Permit required
pickup
Pickup
Permit required
car with trailer
A vehicle with a trailer under 1.8m (6ft) in length
Permit required
small van
Van under 3.5 tonnes *with exception of below
Permit required
flatbed
*Van under 3.5 tonnes with flatbed and/ or dropsider
Vehicle not allowed at HWRCs
large van
Vans over 3.5 tonnes
Vehicle not allowed at HWRCs
van with trailer
Any van/ pickup with a trailer
Vehicle not allowed at HWRCs
vehicle with long trailer
A vehicle with a trailer over 1.8m (6ft)
Vehicle not allowed at HWRCs
horsebox
Horsebox or agricultural vehicles
Vehicle not allowed at HWRCs
flatbed
Any vehicle over 5m in length
Vehicle not allowed at HWRCs
Luton box van
Luton box van
Vehicle not allowed at HWRCs
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