Licensing key information

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General Data Protection (GDPR)

Your privacy is importance to us and we would like to communicate with you about licensing, legislative changes and current activities. In order to do this we need your consent.

Licensing Key Information Licensing Act 2003


Pulic Notice - Increase in Taxi Fees from 1 April 2020

Designated vehicles and Voluntary list of accessible vehicles in accordance with section 167 of the Equalities Act 2010.

designated vehicles list” – where a person can use a Hackney Carriage or Private Hire Vehicle without getting out of a wheelchair (Ramp etc.)

voluntary list” – where a Hackney Carriage or Private Hire Vehicle that are accessible to passengers in wheelchairs, who are able to transfer from their wheelchair into a seat within the vehicle and the wheelchair can be folded down and placed in the vehicle.

Gambling Act 2005

The current Statement of Principles for the Gambling Act 2005 took effect from 15 January 2019 and will run until 31 January 2022.

Sexual Entertainment Venues

The current Policy on Licensing Sex Shops, Sex Cinemas and Sexual Entertainment Venues was published in 2017 and has a life span of three years.

We are currently consulting on the new policy to cover the next five years from 2021 until 2026. The Consultation will run until the 21 June 2020. If you would like to respond to the consultation, please use the feeedback form shown below:

Draft Sexual Entertainment Venues policy

Draft Sexual Entertainment Venues Conditions

Feedback form