Weighbridges are set into the ground and allow you to weigh vehicles and their contents. Weighbridges are often run by private companies who may make them available to members of the public.
Vehicles are restricted to a maximum weight that is usually set by the manufacturer. Police and Trading Standards officers are able to carry out spot checks on vehicles to ensure they are below the maximum weight. Overloading a vehicle is a criminal offence.
If you wish to run a weighbridge as a Public Weighbridge you will need to be licensed. You will also be assessed to make sure you can operate the weighbridge satisfactorily and complete any necessary documents.
Please contact Trading Standards on the details below if you wish to apply for a public weighbridge certificate. They will be able to send you a copy of the application form which you should return with the fee.
Weighbridges in Swansea
Swansea's weighbridges are listed below. Contact the site directly to find out opening times, the weight limit and any fees you need to pay for use.
|Baling Plant, 6 Ferryboat Close, Enterprise Park, Llansamlet, Swansea, SA6 8QN||01792 796886|
|Tarmac Ltd (Swansea Sand & Gravel), Langdon Road, Prince of Wales Dock, Swansea, SA1 8RA||01443 233133|
The following weighbridges are not licensed for public use.
|Tir John Landfill Site, Danygraig Road, St Thomas, Swansea, SA1 8NS|
|Griffiths Recycling, JR Works, Bryntywod, Llangyfelach, Swansea, SA5 7LE|
|Derwen Plant, Neath Abbey Wharf, Skewen, Neath, SA10 6BL|
|Stenor Environmental, Kings Dock, Swansea. SA1 8QT|
|EPS Environmental Practical Solutions, Freightliner Depot, Crymlyn Burrows, Swansea, SA1 8PX|
Scrap metal merchants
|Lorey Metals, 8 Ferryboat Close, Enterprise Park, Swansea, SA6 8QN|
|Abertawe Metals, 15 Dyffryn Close, Swansea Industrial Estate, Swansea, SA6 8QG|
|EPS Environmental Practical Solutions, Graigola Wharf, Kings Dock, Swansea, SA1 8QT|
|DBC Site Services, Unit 7 Players Industrial Estate , Clydach, Swansea, SA6 5BQ|