The Council licences Hackney carriage and private hire vehicles, drivers and operators. The Council takes the safety of the travelling public seriously and ensures that all drivers and vehicles are subject to the appropriate safety checks and licensed appropriately.
Hackney carriage and private hire licensing
- Information about Hackney carriage and private hire vehicle licences
- Report a change of circumstances including reporting an accident (existing licence holders)
You can also find a brief summary of the two in the document below.
- Statement of licensing policy for hackney carriages, private hire vehicles, drivers, and private hire vehicle operators (PDF, 335KB)
We are also committed to providing a professional, safe and high-quality transport service to passengers.
If you would like more information, please contact the licensing team.