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Severn Bridge tolls reduced

HGVs using the two Severn Bridges on the M4 and M48 no longer have to pay VAT on the toll, meaning they are charged £16.70 rather than £20. This move is part of a plan to eventually abolish tolls on the roads, although a date has not yet been set for that. From today (8 January), the responsibility for the …

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Severn Bridge charges to be reduced in January

Charges for trucks crossing over the Severn Bridge will be reduced in January, as the management of it transfers back to government ownership. Currently, Category 3 – which covers goods vehicles over 3.5 tonnes – pay £20 daily to cross the Bridge, but from 8 January it will be £16.70, as prices will no longer be subject to VAT. From …

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Tolls on Severn bridges to be scrapped

The announcement that toll charges to cross the two bridges spanning the Severn estuary on the M4 and M48 motorways in Wales are to be scrapped by the end of next year have been welcomed by the haulage industry. Secretary of State for Wales the Rt Hon Alun Cairns MP announced on Friday that crossings will be free to all …

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FTA calls on Government to keep promise to scrap Severn Bridge charges

The government should honour its pre-election promise and scrap all charges on the Severn Bridges, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has said. The toll to cross the two bridges, which span the Severn estuary on the M4 and M48 motorways, into Wales is £20 for an HGV and £13.40 for a van. This, say the FTA, places a massive burden …

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