Public weighbridges

You can use a public weighbridge if you need to weigh your vehicle. There is one privately operated public weighbridge in Plymouth:

  • Cattedown Wharves, Cattedown Wharf, Cattedown Road, Plymouth PL4 0RP, 01752 665231

Hours of opening 09:00-16:00  Monday to Friday

Operate a weighbridge

To operate a weighbridge you need to apply for a certificate of competence. We'll test you before we'll issue your certificate to make sure you can use a weighbridge competently and honestly.

Apply for a certificate

Email trading.standards@plymouth.gov.uk or call 01752 304147 to apply for a certificate of competence.