EU Issue -Inland Border Post Ashford Waterbrook and French NCTS
Significant issues experienced at the Ashford Waterbrook, Inland Border Post during this week, last night the facility was closed.
HMRC remind hauliers/forwarders that they can advise HMRC that they will be attending a particular site, information is available at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/tell-hmrc-that-youre-going-to-be-attending-an-inland-border-facility - The last item on the page is “availability at an inland border facility”, https://www.gov.uk/guidance/check-if-there-are-any-delays-at-an-inland-border-facility, which allows you to check if there are any delays at the inland border facility you wish to attend, or if it’s full or closed.
HMRC have advised that Ashford Waterbrook may experience problems again which may result in delays and potentially once again due its closure.
Also, BIFA have been advised that there are issues with the French NCTS system, where the routing changes after the Transit declaration has been raised.