Nortons Hiab Services Ltd

Wide Loads Hiab Hire. Our Exemption Notices cover Greater Manchester, North West UK.

Our Wide Load Exemption Notices cover the entire United Kingdom and,where required,we work with the relevant police authorities to plan routes and provide our own escort vehicles.

A Wide Load is classed as a Load with a width of more than 2.9 metres.

Nortons are experts in the transportation and movement of all oversized freight including everything from machinery to portable cabins, shipping containers and modular buildings.

We offer a complete route study, liaising with police and local authorities along the route for wide and abnormal goods.

Abnormal load

What is an Abnormal Load?

An abnormal load is a vehicle that has any of the following:

  • » a weight of more than 44,000 kilograms
  • » an axle load of more than 10,000 kilograms for a single non-driving axle and 11,500 kilograms for a single driving axle
  • » a width of more than 2.9 metres
  • » a rigid length of more than 18.65 metres

All our operators are fully CPCS trained and we have a NEBOSH health and safety officer and our own appointed persons.

We specialise in numerous areas including lifting and transporting boats, shipping containers, signage, portable cabins, vehicles, construction and plant machinery, as well as pallets, stillages and agricultural equipment and often collect and deliver from airports and ports across the UK.

Please contact us to discuss your requirements further.

Nortons Hiab Hire are pleased to be able to offer all our clients extremely competitive pricing no matter how big or small your requirements, no matter where the job is located or the destination. From our base in Manchester North West we cover the UK.