External temporary storage facilities codes for Data Element 5/23 of the Customs Declaration Service

Find the codes which can be used in Data Element 5/23 to identify the location where the goods may be examined for an external temporary storage facility (ETSF) (Appendix 16F).


External temporary storage facilities codes for Data Element 5/23 of the Customs Declaration Service

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Using the relevant codes from the list, enter the location where the goods are held at the time of making the declaration.

The code for the location to be declared in Data Element 5/23 is shown in column 4.

Published 10 December 2018
Last updated 262 MarchApril 2024 + show all updates
  1. Codes GBAUPYELHREZX for EFL Global UK (PVT) Ltd, GBAUMDTDOVCHN for Chain Logistics Services Limited, GBAUTFKMANSKX for Schenker, GBAUASFLHRRUX for Rhenus Logistics Ltd, GBAUFMEBRSKCX for Kingscote Rojay and GBAUBKNLHRNUX for INTL Network Logistics Ltd have been added.

  2. Code GBAUPESLGWRLW1 for Relo-Worldwide in Pevensey has been removed.

  3. Addresses for codes GBAUCBRLHRCNO2 and GBAUCBRLHRNKX have been updated.

  4. Code GBAUTILLONPYD1 has been added, and code GBAUTILLONPYD2 has been removed for Uniserve Ltd in Tilbury. Code GBAUFEMLHRCTG2 has been added for Toll Global Forwarding Ltd in Feltham. The address has been updated for Code GBAULGXLGPZIE1 and Zeigler UK Limited in Standford-le-Hope. Code GBAUBELBFSCIX for Ceva Freight (UK) Ltd in Belfast has been removed.

  5. Code GBAUGRBFXTCKE for Charles Kendall Freight Limited in Great Blakenham has been removed.

  6. Codes for Eastlines Ltd in Harrow and Dependable Logistics Ltd in Southampton have been removed. Code GBAUIPSFXTBSE is now allocated to FXT Cargo Ltd in Ipswich.

  7. Code GBAUHMWLHRETX for Circle Express Ltd has been removed.

  8. GBAUNCVHULOJE has updated for UK & IE Flora Group Limited in Newport, GBAUKNMDOVAGO1 has been removed for A Gomez Ltd in Canterbury, GBAUCGSLHRLTX has been removed for Temis Luxury (UK) Ltd in Chessington, GBAUCGSLGWLTX has been added for Temis Luxury (UK) Ltd in Chessington, GBAUBEENWIVDX has been added for Xenor UK Ltd in Norwich, GBAULDFSTNSCP1 has been added for Schepens International Limited in Landford, GBAUNCUDOVBPE has been added for Berryplants Limited in Newchurch, GBAUSAYDOGPNE has been added for Provender Nurseries in Swanley, GBAUDYCABZHXX has been added for Pentagon Freight Services PLC in Aberdeen, GBAUFEMLHROWX has been added for World Courier UK Ltd in Feltham, GBAUBASLONTGB has been added for GB Customs Clearance Ltd in Basildon and GBAUBHMBHXOAX has been added for RTT Logistics Solutions Ltd in Birmingham.

  9. Code GBAUCVTBHXNTE for Network International Cargo UK Limited in Coventry has been removed.

  10. Two new external temporary storage facility (ETSF) codes for Worldwide Flight Services Ltd in Stanwell and Pivotal Impartment Ltd (GBAUSDIEMAAPV) in Nottingham have been added. ETSF code Worldnet International Limited (GBAUCBRLHRXAZ) in Colnbrook has been removed.

  11. Code GBAUCBRLHRHSX for Goldstar Heathrow Ltd in Colnbrook has been removed.

  12. The external temporary storage facility (ETSF) code for UFS Limited (GBAUTFDDOGUFS) in Thetford has been removed.

  13. The following codes have been added: GBAUWEDBHXOCN for Ocean Int in Wednesbury, GBAUIPSFXTANH for Anchor Freight in Ipswich, GBAULONLHRCWN for Crown Fine Art in London, GBAUCGSLHRLTX for Temis Luxury in Chessington, GBAUSLHLGPPEN1 for Pentalver Transport in Standford Le Hope, GBAUPFTTILMCX for DHL in Purfleet Bypass, GBAUHMILHRNRX for Forwarding Line in Hayes, GBAUGLFEMAIXX for A Plus International Express Parcels in Glenfield, GBAUENFTILFFL1 for Flower Freight in Enfield, GBAUGRBFXTECO for Ecommerce in Ipswich, GBAURUGBHXARK for Arcese UK in Swift Valley Industrial Estate, GBAUSLHLGPSYN1 for Syncreon in Standford Le Hope and GBAUSUCBHXUIX for CY UK in Sutton Coldfield.

  14. ETSF code for Kingscote Rojay (GBAUBHMBHXKEX) in Birmingham has been removed. Address change for Magnum Logistics Limited (GBAUBASLONMAG1) from Basildon to London Gateway Park.

  15. ETSF codes for Ups (SCS) Ltd (GBAUDWYLBAUZX) in Dewsbury and PRS Distribution Ltd (GBAULHRLHRRRX) in Heathrow have been removed.

  16. ETSF code for Heinloth UK Ltd (GBAUBASLONHNL) in Basildon has been removed.

  17. ETSF codes for CY UK LTD in Minworth (GBAUMINBHXCYM), TransGlobal Freight Management Ltd in Wellingborough (GBAUWELLTNTRA), Mercium Ltd CSP in Barking (GBAULBKLONNQX),Textile Logistics Limited in Tilbury (GBAUTILLONTXE), AJ Worldwide Services Ltd in West Drayton (GBAUWDRLHRJOX), Harbour Freight Logistics Ltd in Woodbridge (GBAUPHMFXTHBF), Transmec UK Limited in Stanford Le Hope (GBAUSLHLGPTML1) and Geoff Ricketts Freight Ltd in Normanton (GBAUNORLBAEGF) have been added.

  18. ETSF code for Perishable Movements Limited (GBAUPBKEMAPDX) in Spalding has been removed. ETSF codes for Woodland Global Limited (GBAUDONIMMEWO) in Doncaster and Lemkes Limited (GBAUNPTHULMLK) in Newport have been added.

  19. Code GBAUMNCMANDTX for Davies Turner Air Cargo Ltd at Manchester Airport and GBAUDYCABZKNX for Kuehne & Nagel Limited in Aberdeen, have been removed.

  20. Code GBAUPBKEMADPX for Perishable Movements in Spalding, GBAUWYHMANJEX for Bollore Logistics UK Ltd in Manchester, GBAUBHMBHXTFX forTrilogy Freight at Birmingham Airport and GBAUAVOBRSGWX for GEFCO Forwarding UK Limited in Avonmouth have been removed.

  21. The ETSF code for Linktrans Logistics (UK) Ltd in Ipswich has been added.

  22. ETSF codes have been added for North Kent Distribution Ltd in Swanscombe, Linkwin Co Ltd in Hounslow, Leman International Transport in Normanton and Schenker Limited in Hillington. ETSF codes for Geodis Wilson UK Ltd in Wythenshawe and Fedex Trade Networks Transport & Brokerage (UK) Ltd in Feltham have been removed. Address change for NTG Ebex UK Ltd from Unit 91 Empire Ind Park at WS9 8UY to Unit 1 (SSS 17), Liberty Park, Lichfield WS14 9HY.

  23. GBAUAVOBRSCFX code for Concordia International Ltd in Avonmouth has been removed.

  24. Two external temporary storage facilities codes (GBAUFXTFXTGBE and GBAUCBRLHRKTX) are no longer in use. Three duplicate codes (GBAUJSHLHRKMX, GBAUWMHLTNUPX and GBAUMAWSTNSGL1) have also been removed.

  25. ETSF code for Hermes Parcelnet Ltd T/a Evri in Feltham has been added. Address change for DHL Global Forwarding (UK) Ltd from Unit 1 Victoria Road, BS11 9DB to Unit 9 Madison Way, BS35 4ER. ETSF codes removed for Schenker Limited in Manchester, All 4 Logistics ltd in Fareham, Woodland Global Ltd in Doncaster and Crown Fine Arts Limited in London.

  26. Codes for Ceva Freight UK Ltd in Manchester, DPD Group UK Ltd in Hinckley and Oldbury, and F.S. Mackenzie Ltd in Colnbrook have been removed. New codes have been added for Twinwheel Logistics Ltd in Grays, Expeditors International (UK) Ltd in Wootton, Charles Kendall Freight Ltd in Chandler’s Ford, Temis Luxury UK Ltd in London, Ideal International Logistics UK Ltd in Hounslow, Orbit Cargo Services Ltd in Slough, All 4 Logistics Ltd in Fareham, DPD Group UK Ltd in Hinckley, Woodland Global Ltd in Doncaster, LV Shipping Ltd in Eastleigh, BG Freight Line in Belfast, Hamilton Shipping Ltd in Belfast and for D.P. Packaging (Spalding) Ltd.

  27. Locker Freight Ltd at Huyton (GBAUHYNLIVLLF) has been removed from the list.

  28. The address for codes GBAUGLWGLAPET and GBAUBLVMEDATE have been updated. The code GBAUAVOBRSDBE has been removed.

  29. The address for code GBAUTILLONASE has changed.

  30. The codes for Grampian Continental Ltd at Aberdeen, DSV Road Ltd at Tamworth and Agility Logistics Ltd at both Linwood and Birmingham have been removed.

  31. The page has been updated with address changes for codes GBAUEAEBHXBUE and GBAUEAEBHXLOX. The codes GBAUCBRLHRJMX, GBAUCBRLHRQUX, GBAUHESLHRTQX, GBAUFEMLHRFDX and GBAUHESLHRTNX have been removed.

  32. Updated to remove the details for RIX Shipping Company Ltd (GBAUSEDHULRXE) and P&O Ferrymasters Ltd (GBAULGPLGPPFS1).

  33. Details for G3 Worldwide Mail (UK) Ltd in Southall, Formation Freight Services Ltd in Nursling and Riva South Ltd in West End Southampton have been removed. The address for ECMS Express UK Ltd has been updated to reflect a new address in Feltham.

  34. The address for UCH Logistics Limited has been updated.

  35. Updated to remove the ETSF codes for Heathrow Import Clearance Services Ltd in Stanwell and Roy Bowles Transport in Colnbrook.

  36. Codes have been added for Neil & Browne Ltd in Hessle, DCG Logistics UK Ltd in Coventry, Euroturk Freight Lit in Hythe, Graysons Freight Services Ltd in Kuton, TABS Logistics Ltd in Southampton and Eddie Stobart Ltd in Warrington. Existing information for the code GBAUWACTILWCW1 has also been corrected.

  37. The ETSF Code GBAULYOLHRMNX has been removed.

  38. A name change has been applied to ETSF Goods Location Code GBAUFXTFXTIRE.

  39. Cadogan Tate London Ltd has been removed from the list.

  40. The list has been updated with additions to ETSF location codes for So Good Logistics Ltd at Manchester, Bacton Transport Services Ltd at Bury St Edmunds, XGO Logistics Ltd at Salisbury, Air Menzies at Manchester Airport, Gills Transport Heathrow Ltd at Hemel Hempstead, Worldwide Book Services Ltd at Wickford, Laser Transport International Ltd at Hythe and Eland Cable Limited at Doncaster. There are also location changes for Jersey Post Global Logistics UK at Portsmouth and Santa Fe Relocation Services (UK) Ltd at Park Royal and a code change for Crown Fine Art Limited at Lambeth.

  41. Details for code GBAUWFEDOGNLE have been amended.

  42. A new facility for JAS Forwarding (UK) Ltd has been added at Slough.

  43. This page has been updated with additions or amendments for Charles Kendall Freight Ltd, Compania Auxiliar Al Cargo Express, LV Shipping Ltd, Nagel Langdons, Peters and May, Port Clearance Solutions Ltd, White and Company, White and Company PLC, White and Company PLC (Winchester) and Twinwheel Logistics Ltd.

  44. The code for Robinsons Relocation Limited in Redditch has been corrected.

  45. The list has been corrected to restore details for UPS SCS (UK) Ltd at Coventry and Gateshead, and to remove another UPS SCS (UK) Ltd facility formerly listed at Manchester Airport.

  46. Codes have been added for DHL Global Forwarding Ltd at Lichfield, Shuttle Bridge Logistics Ltd at Southall, Manca Amit (UK) Ltd at Heston, Fedex Express UK Ltd at Birmingham and Belfast airports, PRS Distributions Ltd Heathrow, Tongda Distribution Ltd at Isleworth and for Pets On The Move Ltd at Glasgow.

  47. Facilities have been added at Hounslow, Spalding, Feltham, Sunbury on Thames, Lichfield, Liverpool, Colnbrook and Daventry.

  48. A facility for Portrack Seafreight Ltd has been re-listed in its capacity as a wharf.

  49. Code details for Perishable Movements Limited in Lympne have been corrected.

  50. This page has been updated with an address change for DPD Group UK Limited from Oldbury to Hinckley, and additions for Belfast, Billingham, Dordon, Gravesend, Hull, Immingham, Marchwood, Newport, Portsmouth, Speke, Southampton, Staines-upon-Thames, Sunbury-on-Thames, Tilbury.

  51. This page has been updated with additions or amendments for Aberdeen, Ashford, Armadale, Avonmouth, Basildon, Belfast, Birmingham, Bolton, Bradford, Botley, Camberley, Canterbury, Chertsey, Coleshill, Colnbrook, Coventry, Crawley, Cumbernauld, Dartford, Dunstable, Dover, Eastleigh, East Midlands Airport, Felixstowe, Feltham, Glasgow, Grays, Harrow, Hayes, Hemel Hempstead, Heston, Holbeach, Hull, Irlam, Knowsley, Laindon, Lancaster, Linton, Liverpool, London, London Gateway Park, London Gateway Port, Low Moor, Luton, Lympne, Maidstone, Marden, Milton Keynes, Newtonabbey, Northampton, Northolt, Nursling, Park Royal, Pevensey, Poole, Purfleet, Rochester, Ruislip, Saint Helens, Salisbury, Slough, Smethwick, Southall, Southampton, Stowmarket, Sunbury-on-Thames, Tamworth, Tilbury, Warrington, Wythenshawe.

  52. New codes for Cardinal at Sharston and Davies Turner at Trafford Park have been added.

  53. This page has been updated to include details for AMG at North Weald, Bakro Intl Transport at Milton Keynes, Taxitruck Removals at Tolleshunt D'Arcy, JZ Flowers International Ltd at North Cave, Uniserve Ltd at Felixstowe, UPS Limited at London Gateway Port, UPS Limited at Kentish Town West, UPS Limited at Mallusk and Newtownabbey and UK Postings Ltd trading as UKP Worldwide at Worminghall.

  54. This page has been updated to include details for Woodland Global Limited at Altrincham, YSD Logistics Ltd at Chineham, Fuxin Express UK International Ltd at Hemel Hempstead, Rhenus Logistics Limited at Maldon, Procar International Ltd at Stanwell, RIF Worldwide PLC at Sunbury-on-Thames, LP Customs Clearance Limited at Sunbury-on-Thames and a location code change for DSV Road Limited at Purfleet.

  55. This page has been updated, removing Amazon UK Services Ltd, Rochester.

  56. This page has been updated to include details for Rhodes Freight Services Ltd at Iver, CG Conex at Colnbrook, Miles Shipping Ltd at Heston, Royal Mail t/a Parcelforce Worldwide at Coventry and Air Business Ltd at Hatfield. Fraser Freight Ltd has changed their name to Jersey Port Global Logistics UK Ltd at Staines-upon-Thames.

  57. Minor outdated guidance has been removed.

  58. This page has been updated to include details for Magnus Group Ltd at Felixstowe and the address details for Transmanor Ltd at Tamworth have been amended.

  59. This page has been updated to reflect changes for external temporary storage facilities.

  60. This page has been updated to include details for Sea Fast Cold Chain Logistics PLC at Felixstowe.

  61. Changes to external temporary storage facilities in the following locations: Aberdeen, Appleton Thorn, Aylesbury, Basildon, Belfast, Birmingham, Coventry, Cramington, Dewsbury, Eccles, Evercreech, Felixstowe, Fradley, Great Blakenham, Great Yarmouth, Harlesden, Harmondsworth, Hull, Huntingdon, Ipswich, London Thamesport, Lympne, Martlesham Heath, Northampton, Poyle, Royston, Rushock, South Killingholme, St Ives, Stallingborough, Stoke-on-Trent, Stowmarket, Swindon and Witham.

  62. This page has been updated adding branches for Interlink Ireland Limited trading as DPD Ireland, plus Hannon Transport Ltd and EOS Warehousing Limited.

  63. This page has been updated to add facilities for: Oakland International Ltd at Coalville, Worldnet at Colnbrook, P L Transport T/A We Move Bikes (WMB Logistics) at Gloucester and Global Trade Point at Slough.

  64. This page has been updated, removing UK Postings Limited T/A UKP Worldwide, Harmondsworth.

  65. This page has been updated to add new facilities for NTG EBREX UK Limited at Aldridge, Viamaster International Limited at Castleford, Haulystic Ltd at Chertsey, FS Mackenzie Limited at Colnbrook, Eastlines Limited at Harrow and for Yourway Transport Limited at Hounslow.

  66. This page has been updated with details for CYUK Limited at Milton Keynes and UK Postings Ltd T/A UKP Worldwide at Worminghall.

  67. This page has been updated to include details for Kingscote Rojay Limited in Birmingham and RST Direct Ltd in Slough.

  68. This page has been updated regarding Schenker in Belfast.

  69. This page has been updated to include new details for LP Customs Clearance Ltd at Heathrow.

  70. This page has been updated to include new facilities for Mark 3 International Ltd at Colnbrook, and Twinwheel Logistics Ltd at Grays.

  71. This page has been updated to include an external temporary storage facility in Rochester.

  72. This page has been updated to reflect the addition of external temporary storage facilities in Coalville Bardon, Dartford, Feltham, Luton Airport and Rochester.

  73. This page has been updated to include a new external temporary storage facility for WD Meats in Coleraine and Perishable Movements Limited in Spalding.

  74. This page has been updated to include a new external temporary storage facility for DHL International UK Limited in Londonderry.

  75. An additional external temporary storage facility location at Enniskillen for A1 Global Logistics has been added.

  76. This page has been updated to reflect changes for External Temporary Storage Facilities within the Carrickfergus and Crumlin locations.

  77. This page has been updated to reflect changes for external temporary storage facilities within the Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham, Colnbrook, Eccles, Egham, Feltham, Harmondsworth, Heston, Hounslow, Low Moor, Manchester Airport, Newport Pagnell, Park Royal, Poyle, Ruislip, Slough, Stanwell and Sunbury locations.

  78. This page has been updated to reflect code changes, specifically an amendment to Stansted DHL International (UK) Limited.

  79. This page has been updated to reflect amended location details, specifically changes related to Belfast DHL, Reading DHL and Stansted DHL.

  80. First published.