Abnormal Load Transport

Specialising in Abnormal Loads and Plant Transport

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Specialist Transport Services in the UK & Across Europe

With our International operator’s license, we can transport your heavy haulage consignment in the UK and Europe. We have qualified staff to assist you with all of your transport needs, including heavy haulage and special orders. 

Our experienced team ensures that your road vehicles are moved safely and efficiently, with proper adherence to authorised weight regulations & highway and bridge authorities’ requirements, as well as structure owners such as Network Rail (visit Network Rail). Contact us, and we can schedule your transport with just a few days’ notice.

What is an Abnormal Load & What is Important When Transporting Heavy Goods?

An abnormal load is a consignment that cannot be broken down into smaller parts for transport. It includes anything that exceeds 2.9m in width or is over 18.75m in length.

When transporting abnormal indivisible loads via a vehicle on the road, it is a legal requirement to adhere to government rules and regulations as well as the highways agency, and to obtain authorisation from special types authorities.

Additionally, working with the local authorities to plan the journey is crucial. Keep in mind that abnormal load movements require a minimum of two full working days’ notice to notify the police and highway agency before the movement can take place.

When transporting abnormal loads, it’s a legal requirement to adhere to the government rules and regulations for load size and load weight and to work with the local authorities to plan the journey.

Abnormal loads need two full working days / 2 days advance warning to notify the police and highways authority before the movement can take place on the road network.

Our Specialised Low-loader:

If you’re dealing with abnormal load haulage, our specialised low-loader trailers come equipped with twin flip toe hydraulic ramps, ensuring ease of loading and unloading heavy haulage. We also have a trailer-mounted winch for non-mobile recovery of plants.

Abnormal Load Transportation Throughout Europe

At Buildings UK, we specialise in moving abnormal loads across the UK and over Europe. As a leading provider of transportation services for abnormal loads, we understand the complexities involved. Our experienced team of drivers and operators is ready to transport your load safely and efficiently, ensuring compliance with rigid length requirements and significant part clearances.

We cater to diverse customer needs, offering bespoke solutions for your transport requirements, whether it’s a one-off job or a regular service. Transporting abnormal indivisible loads is a challenging process, but with our expertise in the industry, you can trust us to handle it seamlessly, no matter the destination.

If you need a reliable and experienced abnormal load transport company that looks after all road users safely, then look no further than Buildings UK. Contact us today to find out more about our vehicles with six axles and five axles & what else we can do for you.

Our Transport Service

At Buildings UK, we offer flexible scheduling, allowing you to book our services with just a few days’ notice. As one of the best abnormal load transport companies, we handle the complexities, leaving you free to relax. When transporting other vehicles, we require all the necessary motor vehicle details for a smooth process. Once we have all the information we need, we will agree on a scheduled date for your transport, ensuring that your transport needs are met efficiently.

For specialised transport, such as abnormal indivisible loads, advanced warning to local authorities is essential. We have the capability to accommodate jobs involving two or more loads, and our experienced team ensures compliance with authorisation of special types requirements.

To get started, we require information on the axle load (gross weight) and the dates you need the transport or when you need your load delivered.

Areas we cover

Our specialist transport services cover various regions including:




Northern Ireland


Contact us today for abnormal indivisible load transport throughout the UK and Europe, following all regulations.