O-licence applications and decisions of the week - 6 January 2017

Commercialmotor.com looks at some of the major O-licence applications and decisions that were made this week.


Aspray Transport has made a number of applications in the West and North East traffic areas this week. It has applied to increase its O-licence authorisation to 42 vehicles and 12 trailers at its site in Phoenix Avenue, Green Lane Industrial Park, Featherstone, Pontefract, West Yorkshire; to run up to 33 vehicles and six trailers at its Electron Way, Chandler’s Ford, Eastleigh, Hampshire depot; and to operate up to 23 vehicles and four trailers at a site in Kingsley Close, East Way, Lee Mill Industrial Estate, Ivybridge, Devon.

DSV Road would like to increase its authorisation at its Eastfield Road, South Killingholme, Immingham operating centre to 130 vehicles and 130 trailers.

Edge Transport has made an application to increase its authorisation at its Fourth Avenue, Zone 2, Deeside Industrial Park, Deeside, Flintshire site to 35 vehicles and 55 trailers.

Canute Haulage would like a new operating centre in Stephenson Close, Andover, Hampshire, where it wishes to base 15 vehicles and five trailers. It also wants to remove its operation at Howard Tenens’ site in Macadam Way, West Portway Trading Estate, Andover from its O-licence.


Abbey Logistics Group has been given the green light for a new operating centre in Mosley Road, Trafford Park, Manchester, where it will operate up to 56 vehicles and 50 trailers. It has reduced its authorisation at several sites to: two vehicles and 40 trailers in Trafford Park Road, Trafford Park; 15 vehicles and 50 trailers in Lees Road, Knowsley Industrial Park, Liverpool; 10 vehicles and 28 trailers in Brasenose Road, Bootle; and 25 vehicles and 50 trailers in Ince, Chester.

Not only is it applying to operate from a new site in Andover, Canute Haulage Group has been granted permission for a new site in Childerditch Hall Drive, Childerditch Industrial Estate, Little Warley, Brentwood, Essex, where it can operate 45 vehicles and 45 trailers.

Turners (Soham) has received permission for two new operating centres in the London and the South East traffic area. It can base seven vehicles and seven trailers in Fenn Corner, St Mary Hoo, Rochester, Kent; and three vehicles and five trailers in Vinnetrow Road, Chichester, West Sussex.

Collett Holdings can operate 15 vehicles and 30 trailers from Central Dock Road, Grangemouth, subject to it complying with the following undertaking:

  • the operator will provide the traffic commissioner with three months original bank statements and other financial details (such as overdraft facility agreements or credit card statements) that show the licence holder has access to the required financial facilities and funds of £113,950. These details are to be provided by 30 April 2017 and will cover the month of March 2017.