Manhole Cover

ClassInstallation AreaTest Load
A15Pedestrian areas (no access for vehicles)15kN / 1.5 tonnes
B125Car parks / driveways / pavements (infrequent vehicle access)125kN / 12.5 tonnes
C250Kerb areas of street and pavements (Slow moving, heavy traffic)250kN / 25 tonnes
D400Road traffic lanes, hard shoulders and parking areas400kN / 40 tonnes
E600Areas with high wheel loads / industrial traffic lanes600kN / 60 tonnes
F900Areas with extremely high wheel loads / Aircraft handling areas900kN / 90 tonnes
BS EN 124 Table of Load Classification (For reference only)