London Excel & LEZ?

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  1. StitchUp

    StitchUp Read Only Funster

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    Can someone with knowledge of London routes tell me if it's possible to drive Excel avoiding the LEZ (London Emissions Zone)?

    We'd be travelling from South Wales.

    Cheers

    John
     
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    I beleive that the excel centre is located inside the LEZ, so your screwed
     
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    See the map here - anything inside the M25 really!

    You'll have to stay outside and travel in by Public Transport I'm afraid.

    Cheers
     
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    Thanks guys

    I need to get some equipment to The Excel in June and thought about hiring a van but have no idea about the LEZ and how it works. Driving my motorhome in will likely cost me £200 per day from what I can tell!!
     
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    hi not know how much stuff you have but have you thought of pallex or palletline you only pay per pallet might work out cheaper ivory55
     
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    Get a petrol van :thumb:
     
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    Drive to just outside m25

    Park hire a van in

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    Or park at lakeside thurrock on the edge of M25

    Train station on site well within minutes

    ( you can see it fromthe car park)

    No charge for parking always a camper or 2 in the car park

    http://www.tfl.gov.uk/roadusers/lez/default.aspx

    Plenty of spaces :thumb::thumb::thumb:
     
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    I'll investigate hiring a van if they're exempt and stay in a hotel. :thumb:
     
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    PM me with the details of what needs collecting we may be able to help
     
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    Are you saying your Burstner Argos 748-2 is not LEZ compliant ?:thumbdown:
     
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    Afraid so :cry:

    Assuming the LEZ site is correct http://www.tfl.gov.uk/roadusers/lez/17700.aspx#tkt-tab-panel-2 my registration number returns a non-compliant result.

    If you read the description of vehicles that are NOT compliant, I'd guess many more motorhomes would fail too.
     
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    Sounds like an opportunity for some useful motorhomefun reserch. If you just drive your m/home in and let us all know if they spot you. I've not yet heard of anyone getting a ticket. Go for it:thumb: :Smile:
     
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    Have you seen the penalties!!!! :Eeek:

    If I registered it would cost £200 EACH DAY!
     
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    It would be in a good cause.:Smile:
     
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    I think you get a warning first time.
     
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    That's okay then, spending £200 a day is much more reasonable :Rofl1:


    But would you take the risk? Especially when they might have a record that I'd checked online and decided to disregard the information :Eeek: Have you seen the penalties?!
     
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    Easy stop at the service area on the M25

    Remove the trailer registration plate from two trucks{Eastern block}

    Put them on the Motorhome and in you go.

    {This is a joke.}

    I dont know if it still is the same but it was a warning { as Treacle says} for the first offence.

    I do know HGV drivers have gone in and never had any fine.

    Mel
     
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    What year is yours, I have a Iveco registered 2010 ( maybe 2009 manufactured ) but the same engine was used from 2006, its euro 4 and compliant according to the website
     
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    cruiser

    i will rent you my petrol motorhome. for £100 per day.if that helps.it certainly,helps me.:Laughing:
     
  20. ourcampersbeentrashed

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    what do you need collecting? Why not stay at Lee Valley Sewardstone Road and perhaps we can arrange transportation from the excel to you
     
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