Cars towing trailers of 1.8m (approx 6ft) or less can access sites without a permit.
If you use a trailer between 1.8m and 3.0m (approx 6ft and 10ft) in length you will need to apply for a permit to access HWRCs.
Trailers over 3.0m (approx 10ft) are not permitted access to HWRCs.
The measurements above apply to the actual trailer 'box' area only, and do not include the towbar or any other attachments.
Where a commercial-type vehicle (such as a van or pick-up) is the only towing vehicle available for a trailer, then the vehicle itself is permitted to access the site without a permit provided it does not carry any waste. It is not permitted for a householder to hold permits for a commercial-type vehicle and a trailer at the same time.
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