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Weight limits

Weight restrictions at Tower Bridge

7.5T maximum gross weight area ban

The City of London Corporation operate a 7.5 tonnes maximum gross weight (MGW) limit over the central area of the City of London. Vehicles needing access to premises within the ban zone to load or unload are exempted from the restriction.

Please see map setting out the restricted area The roads forming the boundary to the zone are not included in the ban.

For more information about the 7.5T MGW area weight limit ban email or call our Contact Centre on 020 7606 3030.

Specific weight limit bans

In addition to the 7.5 tonnes area ban, we have four specific weight restrictions in the City of London.

  1. Gracechurch Street  left into Eastcheap 18T MGW ahead into King William Street 18T MGW right into Cannon Street/King William Street 18T MGW
  2. Tower Bridge and approaches 18T MGW
  3. Garlick Hill 7.5T MGW
  4. College Hill at junction with Cannon Street 7.5T MGW

The specific weight restrictions are marked on map B(640KB) and shown on the traffic signs at the entrance to these streets.

For more information about specific weight limit bans email or call our Contact Centre on 020 7606 3030.

13 May 2012
Last Modified:
16 February 2016