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Public weighbridge

Public weighbridge, Gateshead

The public weighbridge is operated by Gateshead County Council in conjunction with Sunderland, North Tyneside, South Tyneside and Newcastle councils. It is available to the public, companies or caravan owners. There's no need to make an appointment to weigh a vehicle, just drive on and collect your weight ticket from the weighbridge office.  

The weighbridge has a 50 tonne capacity and has a 15 metre deck, with easy vehicular access.

The weighbridge is located at:

Metrology Laboratory
Saltmeadows Road
Gateshead
NE8 3AH

0191 478 4550
metlab@gateshead.gov.uk

Public weighbridge with lorry, Gateshead
Opening times

Monday to Thursday, 8am to 4pm
Friday 8am to 3pm

Cost

The charge is tiered and is dependant upon the weight of the vehicle.

Operators can have an account with the laboratory and be invoiced on a monthly basis. Please contact us to set up an account.

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Contact us

Metrology Laboratory
Saltmeadows Road
Gateshead
NE8 3AH

0191 478 4550
metrologylaboratory@gateshead.gov.uk