Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licencing Policy

The aim of this policy is to ensure the safety and welfare of the public who live, work and visit in Telford & Wrekin, while recognising the importance of thriving Hackney Carriage and Private Hire businesses to the local economy.

This policy will provide guidance to the licensing authority when considering licence applications and to persons who wish to apply for the following licences:  

  • Hackney Carriage Drivers
  • Private Hire Vehicle Drivers
  • Hackney Carriages
  • Private Hire Vehicles
  • Private Hire Operators.

The primary legislation relating to Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing is contained in the Town Police Clauses Act 1847 and the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976.

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Last updated: 10.30am on Tuesday 26 February 2019

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