Joining the HTA is simple and open to a variety of applicants.  To be eligible, you or your organisation should be in some way related to the heavy/abnormal loads industry (including the design, manufacture or sales of related equipment).  Examples of members include (but not limited to) abnormal load hauliers, truck/trailer manufacturers, route surveyors, permit agents, consultants, abnormal load escorters, ferry owners, infrastructure owners/managers, etc.

Police Abnormal Loads Officers: Applicants will be offered the status of Affiliate Membership without charge (requires a eMail address). 

Abnormal Load Escorters: For a limited period Abnormal Load Escorters who are small businesses are offered full membership at a discount of 33% off the usual annual fee.

Apply to Join

Simply eMail the following information to us via

  • Name of Proposed (business name & website if applicable):
  • Representative(s) (incl eMail address):
  • Address(es):
  • Telephone & Fax Number(s):
  • Registered Office or Principal Office:
  • Nature of your business

By applying, I signify my agreement to be bound by the rules of the HTA and I acknowledge that admission to membership is at the sole discretion of the Committee of the HTA whose decision shall be final. I also understand that if my application is successful I shall be liable to pay an annual membership fee (as listed below) which shall be payable upon joining and then annually thereafter. Should I decide to resign my membership I shall not be entitled to any refund.

  • Affiliated Companies: £620.00
  • Heavy Haulage Operators: £372.00
  • Escorters (who are small businesses): £247.00
Reach Us

eMail Addresses


Phone Number

To reach the HTA Secretariat by telephone during office hours (Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:00) please call (+44) 844 3245 300.


Heavy Transport Association
The White House, High Street, Tattenhall, Chester, UK, CH3 9PX