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Private Hire - Minicab Information

Private Hire vehicles sometimes known as Minicabs are permitted to only pick up passengers who have previously booked the journey or who visit the private hire operator's office.
This page provides you with information about Private Hire vehicles.


Private Hire vehicles must be pre-booked through a Private Hire Operator. Failure to book in advance may lead to the driver, the vehicle and the passengers being uninsured.

Private Hire vehicles cannot be hailed or flagged down under any circumstances.


More information


How many passengers will they carry?


How much will the fare cost?


What about safeguards?


What if I have a complaint?