Vehicles suspected of waste crime


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 White Ford Transit caged van
Registration number YC09 HWX
Date vehicle was seized 6 November 2019
Time vehicle was seized 6:30am
Place vehicle was seized St Margarets Avenue, Stanford-le-Hope, SS17 0EL
Legal powers used Section 34b of the Environmental Protection Act 1990
Any claim must be made before Friday 6 December 2019

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