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Birmingham City Council

Licensing Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles

In 2008, the Licensing Committee introduced a moratorium on the issuing of new Hackney Carriage Licences, using the provisions of the Transport Act 1985 (s16). In Septemebr 2010 the Licensing Committee extended the moratorium.

The Department for Transport Best Practice Guidance recommends regular review of any such moratorium by way of a demand study.

A Birmingham Taxi Demand Survey Report has recently been undertaken by CTS Traffic & Transportation Ltd. You can view the report by selecting the attached document above.

Check the following pages for information and advice about the licensing of taxis in Birmingham.


For further information please contact:-
Licensing Section,
Crystal Court,
Aston Cross Business Village,
50 Rocky Lane,

Aston,
Birmingham,

B6 5RQ

(Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 9am-4pm Wednesday: 10am-4pm Friday: 9am-3.30pm)

ALL LICENSING APPLICATIONS ARE DEALT WITH BY PRE-BOOOKED APPOINTMENTS ONLY - PLEASE CALL US FIRST TO ARRANGE AN APPOINTMENT FOR YOU.


Telephone: 0121 303 8442
Fax: 0121 303 9796
e-mail:licensing@birmingham.gov.uk