Vehicles suspected of waste crime

Overview

We have the power to seize a vehicle, trailer or mobile plant and their contents if we believe it is being used for – or will be used for – waste crimes such as fly-tipping.

When we can seize a vehicle

We will seize a vehicle if it has been:

  • used to dump waste illegally – fly-tipping
  • used to transfer waste while driven by someone not registered as a waste carrier
  • used to transfer waste to someone not registered as a waste carrier
  • used at a site that is breaking the rules of an environmental permit

Vehicles we have seized

We list details below of vehicles we have seized that can still be claimed.

Vehicle description Ford Transit van
Registration number PN20 XLM
Date vehicle was seized 24 March 2021
Place vehicle was seized 8 March 2021 in Cowper Avenue, Tilbury and 24 March 2021 outside USP College, Chadwell Road, Grays, RM17 5TD
Reason Fly-tipping
Any claim must be made before 24 April 2021

For information on claiming a seized vehicle, go to claiming your vehicle.