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HC/PH Going Away

On 28th February 2022 a meeting of Full Council approved the following amendment to the emissions section of the Private Hire and Hackney Carriage Policy. 

This Council extend the introduction of the emission date from 1st April 2022 to 1st October 2022 and amends the Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Policy 2019-22 accordingly.

Any vehicles that are coming to end of life (7 years for private hire vehicle and 10 years for hackney carriage vehicle) will come off the road, in line with the end of life age limit, before the 1st October 2022.

The cost of renewal will be £69, details will be sent out to those drivers affected in due course.


It is a condition of licence to notify us 7 days prior, by email/or in writing, if you are going away for a period of 7 days or more.  If documents become due whilst you are away they must be submitted to the Licensing Department.


There is no charge.

Submit a Going Away Form

Download and submit a going away form.


Please contact Taxi Licensing in the first instance.