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Weight limits on City of London streets

Date updated: 26/08/2022

7.5T maximum gross weight area ban

The City of London Corporation operates a 7.5 tonnes maximum gross weight (MGW) limit in 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.

Go to the interactive map to find 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 contact the Bridges Team or call the Contact Centre on 020 7606 3030.

Specific weight limit bans

There are three weight restrictions in the City of London.

  1. Tower Bridge and approaches 18T MGW
  2. Garlick Hill 7.5T MGW
  3. College Hill junction with Cannon Street 7.5T MGW

The weight restrictions are shown on the traffic signs at the entrance to these streets.

For more information about specific weight limit bans contact the Bridges Team, or call our Contact Centre on 020 7606 3030