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Important - Manston lorry operations to be suspended

12 Mar 2021

Department for Transport Announcement:

DfT announce from Sunday 21 March, all haulier processing operations, including COVID testing for hauliers, will be suspended at Manston Airport.

If you are heading to the Port of Dover or Eurotunnel, you will be directed straight onto to the M20.

Free COVID testing for hauliers is still available at one of the many Information and Advice sites.

Inland Border Facility checks will continue to be processed by Ashford Sevington or one of the other sites across the country.

 

You are strongly encouraged to get a negative COVID-19 test, to use the Check an HGV is Ready to Cross the Border service and get a valid Kent Access Permit before arriving in Kent to minimise delays.

 

Please also follow any traffic management signs.

 

Find Information and Advice sites:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/haulier-advice-site-locations

Inland Border Facilities:

https://inlandborderfacilities.uk/