An operating centre is where vehicles are typically kept when not in use. 

When you apply for an operator’s licence, you’ll be asked to give the address of your proposed centre(s) and information about the number of trailers and vehicles you will keep there.

You will need to show that the operating centre:

Financial standing

Is the level of funds that licence holders will be required to demonstrate they have access to. These are set at a figure that reflects the cost of repairing and maintaining a LGV.

Operators Licence