An ‘abnormal load’ is a vehicle that has any of the following:
You will need to notify the police, highways and bridge authorities of your abnormal load movements around the road network.
For details on notification requirements, go to the gov.uk page for Transporting Abnormal Loads.
The police no longer routinely escort abnormal loads.
It is the responsibility of the vehicle operator to provide an escort, if the abnormal loads officer decides the load requires one.
Contact the Abnormal Loads Officer for further information: