Abnormal loads are not allowed to travel in Essex:
Monday to Friday 7am to 9am
Monday to Friday 4.30pm to 7pm
Abnormal loads are only allowed to travel during hours of darkness on these roads: M11, M25, A13 (Dual Carriageway), A12, A120, A127 (Not SBC area), A130 (A13-A12), A282, A1014, A1089, A1090 (Stonehouse Lane-A13), Stonehouse Lane (Purfleet), London Road (Stonehouse Lane-Dock entrance)
You must stick to the route you have notified us about.
No more than two loads are allowed to travel together.
After you have notified us
Once you have notified us, you can move your load as long as:
the advance notification period has expired (as specified in the tables above, depending on your load)
we have not contacted you to tell you about any other conditions of moving
you have a self-escort if you need one
you do not need a police escort
your driver carries a copy of the automated response to your notification, clearly showing the date and time
Police and self escorts
Depending on the dimensions, speed and route of your load, you may need a police escort or you may need to provide your own escort vehicle.