Vehicles information

Information about the vehicles that can be used to access Dunsdale tip

What are the restrictions?

The restrictions are as follows:

  • You can only use the site if you make an appointment first;
  • The site will be open to cars at any time of day;
  • Residents with the following vehicle types need to select the 'Vans and permit type vehicles' option when booking an appointment - 2 door flat-bed truck, vans/minibus/campervan up to 3.5 tonnes.
  • Any vehicle with a trailer is required to select the 'Vans and permit type vehicles' option when booking an appointment.
  • Vehicles adapted to accommodate residents with disabilities eg wheelchair ramps, must also book an appointment. Such vehicles should book a car appointment and show their badge on entry;
  • Site staff may ‚Äčnot be able to assist with unloading;
  • A one way, no overtaking system is in in operation for your safety so please be patient as your departure may be delayed by a vehicle tipping in front of you;
  • Mattresses must be wrapped/bagged and taped;
  • The site is in an exposed location so at times of extreme weather, we may need to close the site without prior warning due wind, ice or snow etc.


Always accepted on site





4 x 4




People carriers

Ford Galaxy, Chrysler Voyager etc


Permit type vehicles accepted on site




Maximum height 2.49m (8'2") standard wheel base single wheel axle


Single axle only, up to 6' x 4'

Flat beds

Transit type up to 3.5t gross weight

Camper vans

Standard transit size only eg VW campervan, VW transporter. Max height 2.49m (8'2")

Discretion is applied to any vehicle that is adapted to accommodate a disabled user on production of a blue badge.

Not allowed on site







Large vans and twin wheel axle flat bed vehicles

Any vehicle over 5.55m in total length and over 2.49m in height.




Motor homes

If higher than 2.49m or longer than 5.55mm, twin wheel axle etc



Camper vans

Larger than 2.49m high or 5.55m long



Horse boxes





Larger than 6' x 4' or twin wheel axle



Any vehicle over 3.5t gross




Any vehicle we believe to be presenting waste as a result of a commercial business will not be allowed on site.