Our Weighbridge Test Unit

West Yorkshire Trading Standards Calibration Services operates a purpose built weighbridge test unit. It is available for hire, on either a daily basis, or for multiple blocks of hiring days.

Weighbridge calibration

The combination of different sized weights carried on this test unit enable accuracy testing of smaller platform weighing machines in addition to larger weighbridges.

Our personnel are trained and experienced in the safe operation of this weighbridge test unit as well as the testing process itself. We operate within a specific safety method statement and risk assessment, which facilitates efficient testing.


The fully laden combined weight of the weighbridge test unit can be over 47000kg comprising of the tractor unit, trailer, forklift truck and weights.

Total length: 15.4 meters

Width: 2.5 meters

Height: 3.95 meters

Wheelbase: 11.3 meters


The weighbridge test unit carries a total testing load of up to 24,000kg in weights all of which are calibrated by our UKAS accredited laboratory, providing traceability to United Kingdom National Standards.

Contact Us

  • Email: calibration@wyjs.org.uk
  • Telephone number: 0113 253 0241
  • Address: West Yorkshire Joint Services, Trading Standards Calibration Services, Nepshaw Lane South, Morley, LS277JQ